NCWorks Career Center Asheville assists employers with recruitment, screening, pre-employment skills assessment, and referrals of qualified job seekers registered in the new NCWorks.gov database.
NCWorks.gov provides employers no-fee job-posting services with candidate matching capabilities, Labor Market Information, and many other features.
The On-the Job Training Programs for New Hires and Incumbent Workers provides employers up to a 75% wage reimbursement for training eligible individuals. Candidates are screened, assessed and referred for consideration or employers can reverse refer for consideration.
The Incumbent Worker Development Program is a competitive state-wide retention solutions grant that provides employers up to a $40,000 lifetime max for incumbent worker training. Guidelines provide details. Find out more about the Incumbent Worker Development Program.
Through the Trade Adjustment Assistance (TAA) Program, workforce career center staff assist U.S. workers who have lost or may lose their jobs as a result of foreign trade. Affected workers have opportunities to obtain the skills, credentials, resources, and support necessary to become reemployed.
NCWorks Career Center Asheville can organize and market an employer interview day and arrange interview times for screened candidates.
Job Fairs are organized by local chambers, the community colleges, and other workforce partners to provide access to job seekers.
My company attends the Homecoming Job Fair every year. I cannot begin to say how impressed I am with all of the effort the local NCWorks office puts in to it. It is our most successful hiring event of the entire year.
The On-the-Job Training Program has been a godsend. We needed staff badly but didn't have the funds to hire someone. With the wage reimbursement, not only could we bring on a new employee, we had enough to make him a permanent full-time offer.