Anticipating a Better Return on Your Work Investment

November 18, 2016 Catawba Careers 0

As a part of their career discovery process, students in my college classes are asked to interview individuals working in their career fields. One story in particular stood out as the person interviewed shared a […]

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 […]

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 […]

DAE Systems to relocate HQ and manufacturing to new spec facility in Claremont

July 19, 2016 Catawba Careers 0

DAE Systems (Dynamic Air Engineering, Inc.) announced that it will fully relocate all operations including the headquarters, research and development and product manufacturing from California to a speculative manufacturing facility in the Claremont International Business […]

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. […]

CVCC Automotive Program Receives National Reaccreditation

June 1, 2016 Catawba Careers 0

The Automotive System Technology program at Catawba Valley Community College recently earned reaccreditation by the National Automotive Technicians Education Foundation (NATEF). CVCC’s automotive program earned its initial NATEF accreditation in 2006 and has earned reaccreditation […]

Take Your Career In The Right Direction -Pitch Your Talent at Talent Jam

May 26, 2016 Catawba Careers 0

The Hickory Metro is known for having a community of deeply creative and highly-skilled people. Yet, companies report having a hard time finding great local employees, contract workers and free lancers. There’s even a term […]

Zaxby’s Building Restaurant in Lenoir

May 23, 2016 Catawba Careers 0

An Athens, Ga.-based fast-casual food franchise best known for its chicken fingers is coming to Lenoir. A two-post sign with the Zaxby’s logo marks the restaurant’s site at 905 Blowing Rock Boulevard, between CVS Pharmacy […]

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