Connecting Businesses to Talent

Our team empowers businesses by helping them build qualified workforces. We also oversee NCWorks Career Centers that help job seekers obtain vital skills and access resources that lead to rewarding careers.
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Capital Area Workforce Development (CAWD) is dedicated to working with businesses in search of candidates with the appropriate skills needed for open positions. Concurrently, we work alongside job seekers no matter what career stage they are in. From recent grads to working professionals looking for something new, we deliver rewarding career opportunities, skill development and preparedness resources, creating a seamless cycle of employment and growth throughout the region.

Our success is when businesses and professionals thrive in Wake and Johnston Counties.

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NCWorks has many career centers conveniently located throughout the Capital Area, allowing both adult and youth job seekers to easily access resources.
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CAWD Addresses Equity Issues with $1.9M Grant

CAWD is among the first 9 recipients of a US Department of Labor CAREER (Comprehensive and Accessible Reemployment through Equitable Employment Recovery) grant. The total award exceeds $1.9 million dollars. The purpose of the grant is to provide support to communities disproportionately affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. Individuals affected by pandemic-driven layoffs, including people of…

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“Back to Work 50+” Workshop Starts Jan. 26th

The first BTW50+ workshop was so successful, we’re bringing it back! Mature workers often have plenty of work experience, but face tough competition with other demographic groups when searching for work. Back to Work 50+ features a curriculum by AARP. Participants will learn how to use their assets, increase their confidence, and more. Interested? Attend…

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Join Our Team!

Enjoy helping others? There’s plenty to be done at CAWD so we are growing! Our customers include job seekers at all stages of their job search and businesses. Follow the links to our current openings and become a part of our innovative, hard-working team. Small Business Manager Reentry Case Manager Behavioral Health Case Manager

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