October 10, 2019
IT Beginnings is for young adults between the ages of 18 and 24 interested in tech careers. Every business needs information technology employees and IT Beginnings provides opportunities to build skills, obtain a certification, personal skills needed to land a job, and so much more!
IT Beginnings is free, but you must apply. Classes are held ... More
October 8, 2019
While it was sad losing some of our long-time board members, we are thrilled to have several new members in addition to our newly elected executive committee.
CAWD’s new chair is Stephen Miller, HR Business Partner at Novo Nordisk Pharmaceutical Company. Vice chair is Brian Holland, General Counsel at Global Knowledge, and Tom White, Director of ... More
October 2, 2019
Workforce Ready 2019 will be held on November 19th at the McKimmon Center. The theme is “Disability Works!” CAWD is cohosting along with NC DHHS,LCI, and DisabilityIN. Content is focused on helping businesses discover hidden assets and benefits of hiring persons with disabilities, best practices for reasonable accommodation and to provide other relevant information. Organizations ... More
September 27, 2019
The annual report for PY2018-2019 has been published. CAWD wishes to thank all of the staff, board members, and partners that contributed to our success. Thousands of individuals and businesses received job search assistance and business services. If you have questions about the report, send a message to firstname.lastname@example.org or call 919-856-6040.
August 20, 2019
Raleigh, NC, August 20, 2019 – Capital Area Workforce Development Board was awarded $1.5 million to provide individuals returning to the workforce from the justice system opportunities for meaningful employment. The funds are available through a U.S. Department of Labor’s Education and Training Administration grant. The initiative is called “Roads to Reentry” and will provide ... More
July 9, 2019
CAWD has enhanced business programs to better serve small, minority, and woman-owned companies (SMWBs), especially those with 100 or fewer employees. These businesses are significant in number and over time can play an increased role in job creation. Yet many don’t receive incentives and resources offered to big business to help them grow and add ... More
July 8, 2019
CAWD welcomed four new members at the June board meeting. Kristy Moore, VP at NC Association of Educators; Craig Hagood, CEO and President of House-Autry; and Jerilyn Meckler, VP of Talent & Culture at Nomaco. Not pictured is Chip Wood of the NC Division of Workforce Solutions.
Exiting board members are Susan Jackson, Anthony Caison, and ... More
May 31, 2019
Are you a Wake Tech or Johnston Community College student who needs up to $1000 in emergency assistance to finish your education? The Finish Line Grant could help! We cover expenses such as vehicle repairs, utility bills, childcare, housing assistance, books, school supplies, medical emergencies, and more. Complete the one-page application today!
WTCC Finish Line Application
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May 6, 2019
We would like to gather public input on Capital Area Workforce Development’s WIOA Plan for 2019.
Public input will be accepted through June 7, 2019.
Please contact Capital Area Workforce Development (CAWD) with your comments or concerns with the following:
Mail: P.O. Box 550, Raleigh, NC 27602
Capital Area Workforce Development: The Leader in Providing Innovative Solutions ... More
April 30, 2019
We often hear that workforce development programs are some of the best kept secrets in the Triangle. People are paying good money for things that are available for FREE! “Capital Connections” is being published to change that. It is a quick-read community newsletter for our residents and small businesses with information that ultimately will allow ... More