The NCWorks Career Centers provide the help you need to identify and achieve your career goals by offering a variety of no-cost resources, including career advising and (depending on eligibility) training support. Regardless of your circumstances or background, the career centers will help you become a more competitive candidate as you look for employment. This can include finding the career that best fits your interests, articulating the skills you have, improving your skills, interview preparation, and connecting you with employers.

NCWorks is the lead agency for promoting and delivering:

  • Career Awareness and Exploration
  • Career Guidance and Planning
  • Employability Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Working Smart Soft Skills Training
  • Career Training Assistance (classroom and on-the-job)
  • Career Readiness (Preparation and) Certification
  • Job Search Assistance and Referrals
  • Recruiting Events


It begins with job-seekers registering on NCWorks Online. NCWorks Online is North Carolina’s official job search portal, launched to better connect you to employers and their thousands of job listings across the state. It matches your skills with those required for the job, provides information on training opportunities, and gives you access to real-time labor market information. Job-seekers can access jobs posted directly by employers as well as those collected from major career sites such as CareerBuilder, Monster, LinkedIn and more – all aggregated in one place online so you no longer have to search multiple sites. Registration is free!

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