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REQUEST FOR PROPOSALS!

November 14, 2018
Capital Area Workforce Development Board is soliciting proposals for operation of NCWorks Career Centers in Wake & Johnston counties, WIOA Adult/DW Service Provider,  Business Services Provider and WIOA Youth Service Provider. RFP release date is December 3, 2018 at 10:00 am. A bidder’s conference will be held December 14th at 9:30 am.  Details will be in the ...
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CAWD Annual Report

October 31, 2018
See how CAWD helped citizens AND businesses in Wake and Johnston counties! Adults and youth continue to benefit from the work done by NCWorks staff as well as programs for special populations that need a little extra help getting back into the workforce. A big thank you to the partners and collaborations that make workforce development ...
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Workforce Ready: Apprenticeships – Powering Your Talent Pipeline

October 10, 2018
Apprenticeships are a growing trend in the U.S. as companies struggle to find qualified workers with the skills needed to conduct business.  Economist Michael Walden will share facts about the local job market and the role of apprenticeships for a thriving workforce. Also, companies who have integrated apprenticeship into their talent management strategies will share exactly ...
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“Finish Line” Helps Students With Financial Emergencies

September 17, 2018
CAWD now has funds to help students at Johnston Community College and Wake Tech with financial emergencies.  Unforeseen financial burdens often derail students from completing degree and training programs.  NC Governor Roy Cooper implemented the Finish Line grant program to fund collaboration between workforce development and community colleges to help these students. Applicants can receive up ...
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Most Recent Jobs Data Released

June 19, 2018
The NC Labor and Economic Analysis Division’s September report shows record unemployment and jobs data for the Capital Area as of July 2018. Check out the full report here.
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New “Catalyst 20/20” Offers Training Dollars to Businesses

March 27, 2018
Capital Area Workforce Development Board  is pleased to announce the immediate launch of CATALYST 20/20, a program offering up to $20,000 to eligible businesses in Wake and Johnston counties for training. The purpose of Catalyst 20/20 is to fuel growth and productivity by building skills of existing workers. Catalyst 20/20 is very flexible and can be ...
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Governor Implements “NC Job Ready” for Workforce Development

February 23, 2018
Workforce development is central to Governor Cooper’s administration. See the full announcement containing principles and goals of the initiative, and the role of workforce boards here.
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CAWDB Sets Priorities for the Next Two Years

November 29, 2017
The Capital Area Workforce Development Board has selected 3 priorities for the current, and next, fiscal year: Apprenticeship, Advocacy, and Advancing Youth (Unifying Goal.) Work in these areas support the purpose of CAWDB, which is to — have a workforce system that is responsive to the needs of the local area, — connect private and public resources necessary to ...
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1st Cohort Graduates from IT Beginnings!

November 29, 2017
Information technology jobs are plentiful due to a shortage of skilled workers, not just locally, but nationally.  IT Beginnings was created to help young people, with little to no technical skills, develop tech skills and earn an industry-recognized credential in order to qualify for these in-demand jobs. Seven individuals completed the 12-week program that included mock interviews with ...
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Get Skilled with YouthBuild!

August 23, 2017
The YouthBuild program will provide education, training, and hands-on work experience to young people between the ages of 16 and 24 from targeted zip codes within Wake County. It is designed for those who need to obtain a high school diploma or GED, and are facing other life challenges that make it difficult to find ...
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