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 NCWORKS CAREER CENTER SERVICES NOW AVAILABLE IN SELMA

Raleigh, NC, November 9, 2021 – Capital Area Workforce Development (CAWD is pleased to announce that NCWorks Career Center services are now available in Selma at the Selma Library. NCWorks and NCWorks NextGen staff are at the library every 2nd and 4th Wednesday. Residents can learn about the job market, in-demand skills, apply for scholarships…

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NCWorks & NextGen Services Available at Selma Library

Capital Area’s NCWorks and NextGen Career Centers are now providing services at the Selma Library. According to American Community Survey (ACS) data, the median household income for the Town of Selma is less than $40,000 and the poverty level is 19%. Having NCWorks career services available in the immediate area eliminates the need for adult…

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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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