Senior takes advantage of advancing education

December 6, 2016 Catawba Careers 0

Burke Middle College senior Haley Strickland has flourished in a non-traditional, high school environment. The opportunity to gain an associate degree while earning her high school diploma intrigued Strickland, and has led her to majoring […]

Company buys out Peds in Hildebran

July 28, 2016 Catawba Careers 0

A company with a manufacturing plant in Hildebran is being purchased by a company with a familiar name in the area. Gildan Activewear Inc., based in Montreal, Quebec, announced Wednesday it is buying Peds Legwear […]

Is Landing a “Starter Job” More Complicated than Pokémon Go?

July 20, 2016 Catawba Careers 0

Pokemon Go players using a free download on their Android/iPhone attempting to catch Pokémon has almost the same investment as most job seekers looking to land that first starter job. This minimalist technology approach may […]

Two Burke County Manufacturers to Grow

June 28, 2016 Catawba Careers 0

The Governor’s Office and the North Carolina Department of Commerce have announced the award of Building Reuse grants to support the growth of two Burke County manufacturers. PEDS Legwear received a $500,000 grant to support […]

Closing the Skills Gap

June 7, 2016 Catawba Careers 0

This month we want to discuss one aspect of economic development strategy that has become increasingly relevant in recent years – finding enough qualified workers to fill the jobs that are available in today’s economy. […]

Burke County Job Fair Set For June 21

June 7, 2016 Catawba Careers 0

The Foothills Recruitment Event is scheduled for Tuesday, June 21, from 9:00am to 12:00pm at the Conference Center at the Foothills Higher Education Center. The job fair, which typically draws over 50 local and regional […]

Terramar Sports, Trimfit Global Inc. and B.L. Intimates to Open Distribution Center

May 13, 2016 Catawba Careers 0

Terramar Sports and two related companies – Trimfit Global Inc. and B.L. Intimates – will locate a distribution center in Hildebran, North Carolina, in May 2016. This is Terramar’s first entrance into the North Carolina […]