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CAWD Awarded $100,000 for Youth Apprenticeship Preparation

The North Carolina Department of Commerce has awarded CAWD a grant for $100,000 for the Capital Area Apprenticeship Prep Program (APP). CAWD is one of three workforce boards to receive a grant specifically to expand employment and training services for …

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ADA Day – How to Drive Inclusivity Post-COVID

A silver lining of the pandemic was that many companies were able to shift to a remote work environment, making it easier for jobs to be performed anywhere BUT the office. This served people with disabilities well as it eliminated …

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Growing Tech Talent: It’s Everybody’s Business

With more big tech moving to the Triangle, non-tech companies will need new strategies to recruit and retain IT talent.

This event is for
• Non-IT companies with IT talent needs
• Organizations struggling to find and keep entry-level IT …

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Johnston’s Vulnerable vs. MOST Vulnerable Community

CAWD took a deeper dive into the region’s vulnerable communities. The question was are we serving the pockets within these communities with the greatest need? Once the pockets were identified, we sought verification and agreement from community partners and other …

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Vulnerable vs. MOST Vulnerable Community

With help from Wake County Long Range Planning, CAWD took a deeper dive into Wake’s vulnerable communities. The question was are we serving the pockets within these communities with the greatest need? Once the pockets were identified, we sought verification …

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Remote Work: It’s Here to Stay.

The workplace has changed. Thanks to the pandemic, more employers and seeing the benefit of having a remote workforce. For employees, this requires learning new ways of performing jobs and managing people outside of the office environment. Self-management is critical …

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CAWD/IBM Collaboration Offers Free Seminars for Small Business Owners

SkillsBuild provides accredited learning content from IBM, a global leader in learning and technology. Users can explore career interests and build skills in areas important to businesses including problem-solving & process controls, essential digital skills and web developer foundations. There

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CAWD-Annual Report 2019-20

 -CAWD-Annual Report 2019-20

 

We are excited to bring you highlights from another successful year of building a better workforce! Click the image to view.

 

 

Annual report link

 

https://youtu.be/G5HW6abEwTU

 

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All New Virtual Triangle Career Expo!

All New Virtual Triangle Career Expo!

The region’s workforce development partners are hosting the Triangle Career Expo on October 8th from 9 am to 2 pm using Premier Virtual.

Several large and small employers have already signed up including Credit …

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CAWD Announces First Ever Recipients of “Wake Partners” Grant

August 26, 2020

CAWD Announces First Ever Recipients of “Wake Partners” Grant

Fourteen nonprofits awarded grants to aid individuals affected by COVID-19

Capital Area Workforce Development is happy to announce that it will fund 14 projects for community-based organizations through …

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