Job Seekers

Connecting you with careers in Wake and Johnston counties.
OVERVIEW

We Help You Succeed

When we work alongside job seekers, we strive to help them find positions that are not only rewarding, but lead to long-term career growth and satisfaction. Every person’s situation is unique to them, so we approach our work with job seekers through a personal, strategic and results-oriented approach. We do all this because we are on your side, and your success is ours.

  • Career Assessment, Counseling and Coaching
  • On-Site and Virtual Workshops
  • Skill Development and Training Information
  • Educational Resources
  • Labor Market Information
  • Career Fairs and Hiring Event Information
  • Community Resource and Partner Program Referrals

Adult, Veteran and Youth Services

We are here to help you embark on a new and rewarding career path.

Adult Services

Adult job seekers begin fulfilling careers thanks to resources and tools including assessments, coaching, resume builders and more. Also, dislocated workers – those who lost their jobs through no fault of their own such as layoff or closure results – will find specialized services to meet their needs.
Explore Adult Services.

Veteran Services

If you’ve served our country in the armed services, you and qualified spouses are entitled to prioritized services to help you with life skills, skill transitions, resume preparation and more.
Explore Veteran Services.

Youth and Young Adult Services

The teams at NCWorks NextGen Career Centers work with job seekers ages 14-24 in Wake and Johnston Counties to help them obtain gainful employment. The Centers offer education, training and resources to pave the way toward achieving satisfying employment goals. Tutoring, study skills and more are all available to support you!
Explore Youth and Young Adult Services.

Helpful Resources

We’ve collected a large number of resources, articles and beneficial information for job seekers that can help you begin your journey toward employment.

Solutions We Provide

Our NCWorks Career Centers provide a long list of helpful solutions and services that allow you to prepare for the job you want, and present what you have to offer to the hiring manager.

  • Create an effective and memorable resume with our Resume Builder
  • Run automatic searches at times you set for jobs that meet your criteria
  • Find workshops and hiring events at all center locations
  • Research the most in-demand and highest-paying jobs and industries
  • Determine education and training requirements for jobs
Job Seeker Spotlight
Check out Cody! He started at NCWorks NextGen in Smithfield and is now in an Electrical Lineman apprenticeship! Did you know the average pay for powerline workers can exceed $55,000/year? Cody is eager to learn and do his part so we know he'll be successful. If YOU want to have a great career too, come see us!

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Meetings
Thursday February 25, 2021
10 AM - 2 PM
Wake County Partners Meeting
Job Fair
Friday February 12, 2021
10 AM - 2 PM
Virtual Job Fair for NC Dept. of Revenue
Meetings
Thursday February 11, 2021
10 AM - 2 PM
Johnston County Partners Meeting
Job Fair
Wednesday February 10, 2021
10 AM - 2 PM
Virtual Job Fair for NC Dept. of Revenue January
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