Catawba County Faces Demographic Shift

January 31, 2017 Catawba Careers 0

There is a demographic shift happening in communities across the nation as Baby Boomers, those born between 1946 and 1964, reach retirement age – an aging population. Catawba County leaders are working hard to address […]

Wanted: Factory Workers, Degree Required

January 30, 2017 Catawba Careers 0

When the German engineering company Siemens Energy opened a gas turbine production plant in Charlotte, N.C., some 10,000 people showed up at a job fair for 800 positions. But fewer than 15 percent of the […]

Future Engineers Summer Camp 2017 Applications Now Online

January 27, 2017 Catawba Careers 0

North Carolina Center of Engineering Technologies will host the Future Engineers Summer Camp 2017 beginning in June for rising third graders through tenth graders. Camps will be held for Future Engineers, Robotics, and Product Development. Registration deadline […]

Should Schools Bring Back Home Economics?

January 27, 2017 Catawba Careers 0

Should schools teach cooking? originally appeared on Quora – the knowledge sharing network where compelling questions are answered by people with unique insights. Answer by Robert Frost, Instructor and Flight Controller at NASA, on Quora: […]

Ten Mistakes 90% Of Job Seekers Make

January 27, 2017 Catawba Careers 0

The biggest problem facing job-seekers today is the abysmal state of the recruiting process in many or most medium-sized and large employers. The broken recruiting apparatus makes it even harder than usual for a talented job-seeker […]

N.C. jobless rate rises for 4th straight month

January 26, 2017 Catawba Careers 0

North Carolina’s unemployment rate edged up one-tenth of a percentage point to 5.1 percent in December, according to the N.C. Department of Commerce, which releases state data on employment monthly. It’s the fourth straight month […]

CVCC Small Business Center offers free seminars in Alexander County

January 26, 2017 Catawba Careers 0

The CVCC Small Business Center is offering a free business seminar every month at the CVCC Alexander Center for Education. There is no cost to attend these seminars; however, pre-registration is required by clicking on […]

Commissioners give official go on K-64

January 25, 2017 Catawba Careers 0

The Catawba County Board of Commissioners recently approved a resolution and bylaws for the creation of a board for the K-64 initiative. The K-64 initiative is a program that is planned to intertwine the county’s […]

Here are the 50 best jobs in America

January 24, 2017 Catawba Careers 0

The new year brings about plenty of resolutions, both big and small, and sometimes that means asking yourself if your current job situation is right for you. Weeks into 2017, do you find yourself in […]

Manufacturing Academy Accepting Applications For Next Session

January 24, 2017 Catawba Careers 0

CVCC’s Manufacturing Academy is currently accepting applications for its next session which begins on February 6 and runs through April 6.  The Manufacturing Academy is a partnership with local companies throughout Catawba County which have […]

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