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Causes: Job Training

Mission: Charlotte works serves job-seekers and businesses by providing resources to develop a skilled workforce that meets employer needs. The organization offers job-search workshops, individual coaching, networking opportunities, and training programs to job-seekers. For employees, charlotte works provides customized recruiting assistance, labor market information, training grants, and access to and assistance with statewide database of candidates. The mission is to drive the development of a globally competitive workforce for charlotte's employers.

Programs: Workforce investment act grant cfda 17. 259 - youth -charlotte works convenes youth-serving organizations to provide education and training opportunities that help youth and young adults hit the ground running in high demand careers. -services provided to youth ages 16 -24 include (but are not limited to) career advising, mentoring, occupational skills training, paid and unpaid work experiences and supportive services. -a former pre-apprenticeship participant was hired by cats. This relationship began from charlotte works' collaboration with cats and the city's mayor's youth employment program.

workforce investment act grant cfda 17. 278 - dislocated workers -charlotte works and its partners serve job-seekers and businesses by providing resources to develop a skilled workforce that meets employer needs. Services offered are individual coaching, job-search workshops, networking opportunities and training programs to job seekers. Services for employers include customized recruiting assistance, labor market information, training grants and access to and assistance with a statewide database of candidates. -we placed 7,065 adult and dislocated workers into employment, with salaries totaling more than 103 million.

workforce investment act grant cfda 17. 258 - adult continued from 4b: -for every dollar we invested, 30. 68 was put back into the community in salaries. -charlotte works received an advanced manufacturing career pathway certification, specifically in mechatronics, to ensure that career-seekers have access to the exact education, training and credentials needed by employers. -worked with 11 community partners and successfully partnered with carolinas healthcare system implementing our healthcare career pathways initiative which resulted in 24 health career pathways candidate referrals and 5 hires. -charlotte works received an innovation grant to coordinate working smart: soft skills for workplace success, a scenario-based curriculum focused on retention skills that many employers feel are missing from today's workforce. -coordinated and delivered rapid response services to 5 area businesses undergoing significant lay-offs or permanent closings. Provided over 500 local dislocated workers with resources and guidance as they transitioned out of their current jobs.

incumbent worker training, nc career works, ncworks veteran initiative.

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