Suzy Welch: Here’s how to talk about being unemployed in a job interview

February 7, 2018 Catawba Careers 0

Job hunting while unemployed is uniquely stressful. No matter why you aren’t currently working, proving your worth to hiring managers can feel impossible without a current role and achievements to point to. “It’s frustrating, but […]

St. Stephens grad’s welding classes spark success

February 5, 2018 Catawba Careers 0

When it comes to his education, Garrett Corneliussen has had an interesting journey. He’s gone from receiving an “in danger of promotion” letter in eighth grade to graduating from St. Stephens High School in 2013 […]

Mill Creek Middle eighth-grader wins Catawba County Schools spelling bee

February 5, 2018 Catawba Careers 0

You never know what you might learn from television. Mill Creek Middle’s Amare Rearden has seen enough commercials advertising medicine for colds and the flu so when he was asked to spell “influenza,” he wasn’t […]

Chick-fil-A is beating every competitor by training workers to say ‘please’ and ‘thank you’

January 31, 2018 Catawba Careers 0

The secret to Chick-fil-A’s success is as simple as saying “please” and “thank you.” The chicken chain is statistically the most polite chain in the restaurant business, according to a QSR Magazine’s annual drive-thru report released […]

Bassett Furniture Industries Gift Creates Learning Center at Catawba Valley Furniture Academy

January 24, 2018 Catawba Careers 0

A defining moment in educational opportunities for the furniture industry is originating at Catawba Valley Community College, thanks to a partnership with Bassett Furniture Industries announced recently by Mark Jordan, senior vice president of Bassett […]

Rep. Foxx recognizes value in business, education at Catawba Valley Community College

January 4, 2018 Catawba Careers 0

Building partnerships between education and business is the future for both, Catawba Valley Community College President Garrett Hinshaw said. A good example of this is the initiative recently announced between the college and Affinity Living […]

Furniture Fundamentals open for registration

December 11, 2017 Catawba Careers 0

The next eight-week Furniture Fundamentals class required to enter the Catawba Valley Furniture Academy will start Jan. 23, 2018, and is open for registration. Taught four days a week from 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., the […]

Apprenticeship programs valuable

November 28, 2017 Catawba Careers 0

Over the last five years, the number of individuals enrolled in apprenticeship programs across the United States has significantly increased. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, there are more than 545,000 apprentices across the […]

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