Catawba County Commissioner achieves recognition from NCACC for dedication to professional development

August 26, 2016 Catawba Careers 0

Catawba County Commissioner Kitty W. Barnes was recognized by the North Carolina Association of County Commissioners for meeting the requirements for the Mentor level in the Local Elected Leaders Academy. The highest level of recognition, […]

What To Include On Your Resume (And What You Can Ditch)

August 23, 2016 Catawba Careers 0

What should absolutely be included on your resume? And what can you ditch? My new client, Frank, was struggling hard with this question. He had only three years of professional work experience — and his […]

7 Reasons the Best Employees Quit, Even When They Like Their Job

August 23, 2016 Catawba Careers 0

Losing a great employee is a terrible thing. There’s the expense of finding, onboarding, and training a replacement. There’s the uncertainty of how a new employee will work out. There’s the hardship on the rest […]

The Summit Grows to 70 Scholars from Discovery and NCHS

August 22, 2016 Catawba Careers 0

After a successful partnership between Newton-Conover City Schools and Catawba Valley Community College, our enrollment at The Summit at Newton-Conover has grown from 31 students during the 2015-16 school year to 70 during the 2016-17 […]

CVCC Surgical Technology Grads Earn 100% Pass Rate on National Certification

August 22, 2016 Catawba Careers 0

Recent graduates of Catawba Valley Community College’s Surgical Technology diploma program achieved a 100 percent pass rate on the National Certification from the National Board of Surgical Technology & Surgical Assisting in Littleton, Col. The […]

Minelli USA Announces First US Manufacturing Location in Hickory

August 18, 2016 Catawba Careers 0

Minelli Group S.p.A., an international leader in developing and producing specialty wood products, from intricate gun stocks to designer eyeglass frames, has chosen to locate their first US manufacturing operation in Hickory, Catawba County.  The […]

For one CVCC student, failure was not an option

August 18, 2016 Catawba Careers 0

Daniel Martinez found jobs in local Catawba County industry right after graduation from Newton-Conover High School in 2011. The paychecks were welcome from his work in warehouses and in furniture manufacturing. However, he felt the […]

No Wall Street Journal, Imports Did Not Kill My Hometown

August 16, 2016 Catawba Careers 0

Like many small towns in North Carolina, my hometown of Hickory is fairly unassuming. Easy to miss between the boom town of Charlotte and the beautiful Appalachian mountains, our claim to fame is being the […]

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