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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WRAL Capital Area Career Expo Goes VIRTUAL!

CAWD and WRAL have partnered for the 13th time to bring employers and job seekers together. The WRAL Capital Area Career Expo is being presented in a virtual environment that allows interaction between recruiters and job seekers similar to an in-person event. Job seekers can visit an employer booth, review company information, benefits, and job…

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CAWD Wins Angel of Hope Award for Reentry Leadership

CAWD’s reentry team and staff accepted Interfaith Prison Ministry for Women’s (IPMW) Angel of Hope Award for our leadership as the intermediary agency for the Wake Local Reentry Council.    As intermediary, the team facilitate communication and coordination of resources between the member organizations of the council who together help women (and men) transition back…

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Apprenticeship Prep Program Now Taking Applications!

CAWD’s Apprenticeship Prep Program (APP) is taking applications! Selected youth and young adult participants will learn about the electrical career pathway. Apprenticeships are ideal because classroom instruction and hands-on job training occur simultaneously AND apprentices enjoy increasing wages as they progress. APP will be managed by the NCWorks NextGen Career  Center in Raleigh. It is…

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