We are here to ensure that North Carolina has an effective and efficient workforce system that develops work ready and skilled talent to meet the current and future needs of workers and businesses. We all have one thing in common - to achieve and sustain economic prosperity.
As a job seeker, you want to have all the tools you need and the experience necessary to stand out to potential employers, and your NCWorks Career Center in Asheville can provide them.
Earlier this year, when the Haynes building closed, Continuing Education staff migrated here, to the Asheville campus. Many of us had never worked on this campus before, and knew it only through our brief visits for meetings and class preparations. So when we got here, we realized there was so much about this campus that we didn’t know. Once we got settled, we decided it was time to explore our new home a bit more, and we found a fun way to turn this learning opportunity into a team-building activity as well. A scavenger hunt.
A-B Tech Community College is your community resource for training servicing the Hospitality and Tourism industry. Offering degree, diploma, certificate and continuing education programs, we encourage businesses to advance the skills of your current workforce through our training programs, and connect with our current classes to discuss potential employment possibilities.
An internship is defined by the Department of Labor as any carefully monitored work or service experience in which an individual has intentional learning goals and reflects actively on what he or she is learning throughout the experience.
Mother’s day was Sunday, and in honor of that, I’d like to dedicate this blog to the wisdom of Mom. Moms are a great source of advice. Sometimes, you don’t even have to ask for it! And if that advice follows the use of your full name, you better listen. It might be a southern thing, but my cousins and I knew that if we ever heard a middle name, one of us was in big trouble.
In my September of 2014 blog, I introduced the concept of wellness and how 90% of wellness is greatly affected by your lifestyle and the choices you make. I also covered the harmful effects of poor posture and the many benefits of good posture. In a later blog, proper breathing was explained. These are two very important actions that you can take to improve your health and your overall wellbeing.
The late Steve Jobs once said, “It’s more fun to be a pirate than to join the navy.” What in the world did he mean? Mr. Jobs, considered an entrepreneurial icon of the modern era, was poking fun at the age old choice between being an entrepreneur versus an employee.
If you're thinking about a career in health care, you may envision aiding a patient in pain, providing a bath, counseling a resident on the side effects of a drug or taking a patient outside for a walk.
But meeting the demands of working in health care requires a certain set of personality traits. Do you have what it takes?
So many young adults, and older adults, are searching for what they really want to do with their life. This is very common, even among those that are working a fantastic job. There is pressure coming from all angles to get a job, get a better job, get an education, grow up, be responsible, put aside your dream for now and just do something.