Publications & Links
Helpful Links for Businesses
Centralina Council of Governments - Centralina Council of Governments is not another form of government. It is a council made up of more than 60 local government members (cities, towns, counties), governed by an Executive Board and a Board of Delegates composed of elected officials from those member governments.
United States Department of Labor - The United States Department of Labor is part of the U.S. federal government and is responsible for occupational safety, wage and hour standards, unemployment insurance benefits, reemployment services.
NOLO Online Employment Law Center - Access articles and information for staying compliant with HR laws and requirements.
Direct Employers - an Employment Search Engine that provides its members with an unparalleled solution for federal contractors to comply with the OFCCP’s Vietnam Era Veterans’ Readjustment Assistance Act of 1974 (VEVRAA) job listing requirements and Section 503 of the Rehabilitation Act of 1973 outreach obligations.
Net-Temps - contract, temporary & direct hire through a staffing agency; an online staffing agency that will help you find talent for your business while assisting job seekers with connecting with you.
Seniors4Hire - Online Career Center for employers & job seekers 50 and over; a nationwide online Career Center for businesses that value a diverse workforce to actively recruit individuals in the U.S.
Vault Career Information - provides in-depth assistance for professionals and students who are pursuing and managing high-potential careers.
UNC Charlotte - Small Business & Technology Development Center - a source for helping North Carolina businesses grow and create new jobs by providing management counseling and educational services to small and mid-sized businesses.
National Association of Workforce Boards - an organization that connects workforce development professionals, Workforce Investment Board members, and policy makers with the knowledge, training and tools to help make decisions about how to invest in workforce strategies.
National Association of Workforce Professionals - national association that advocates for the workforce industry and develops professional capacity of workforce professionals
National Governors Association & Center for Best Practices - develops innovative solutions to today’s most pressing public policy challenges.
Helpful Links for Career Seekers
Career Headlight - identify rewarding local careers and jobs, identify the skills needed, and learn how and where to get the training in the region.
O*Net Online - Career Exploration and Job Analysis.
Virtual Career Network - prepare and qualify for a career in healthcare, green energy, or transit; connect to education and training resources.
Cool Works - provides assistance in finding individuals seasonal and career jobs in great places. Cool Works specializes in connecting adventurous job seekers with employers.
Employment Guide - specializes in putting Veterans back to work by featuring employers who are looking to hire those with prior military experience.
Employment 911 - provides job seekers the opportunity to search jobs, write and upload resumes, and connect with hundreds of employers across the globe.
Groove Job - find part-time, hourly, and teen jobs.
Intern Jobs - global database of internships and entry-level positions for students, recent graduates and career changers.
Job.com - a source for posting resumes and connecting with employers.
JobBank USA - powerful career and employment services tool for job candidates, employers, and recruiters.
Local Careers - provides job seekers and employers in the local Charlotte region the opportunity to search and post jobs for the region.
Legal Career Network (Law & Policy Institutions Guide) - resource for qualified candidates within the legal industry.
Manpower - source for job seekers to find employment while matching the right people to the skills and experience needed by employers.
Monster - provides job seekers and employers with the opportunity to search and post jobs.
Nation Job Network - is one of the number one community based job networks in the U.S., and has 20 years’ experience connecting job seekers, employers, communities and industries together.
National Collaborative on Workforce and Disability for Youth - provides information about employment for youth with disabilities.
Snag A Job - provides job seekers and employers with the opportunity to search and post part time and hourly jobs.
Sologig - Markets the talents of experienced freelancers, consultants, and independent professionals.
Summer Jobs - find summer jobs and seasonal staff positions with camps, amusement parks, resorts, national parks, hotels, environmental organizations, and more.
Teach 4 NC - assists experienced teachers, beginning teachers, and recent graduates of college/universities to find employment.
Career Builder - provides job seekers and employers with the opportunity to search and post jobs.
Career Options Magazine - offers career searching & resume posting online; provides resources to advance careers.
Career Link (The Career & Occupational Information Kingdom) - provides job seekers and employers with the opportunity to search and post jobs.
Career Perfect - Career guidance and online career planning; offers professional Resume writing and job search tools.
Career Site (local and national employment solutions) - offers one convenient source for career information, including personalized search agents, automatic matching of jobs against resume and expert advice on all aspects of job hunting.
Jobs2Careers - job search engine that features millions of jobs from most major search engines; providing resources and advice for job seekers, college students, and businesses.
FastWeb - Search Scholarships & Colleges to help pay for school.
Jobs For The Future (Creating Strategies for Educational and Economic Opportunity) - works to ensure that all underprepared young people and workers have the skills and credentials needed to succeed in the economy by creating solutions that catalyze change in education and workforce delivery systems.
TypingMaster - test and train your typing skills using this online typing tutoring tool that works on Windows and Mac computers.
America's One-Stop Service Centers Systems - find careers information, training options, and job search resources.
Dislocated Worker information from the U.S.Department of Labor - Employee Benefits Security Administration. This booklet addresses some of the common questions dislocated workers ask. Inside the booklet, there is a guide to additional resources. The booklet can help you in making critical decisions about health care coverage and retirement benefits.
National Center on Workforce and Disability/Adult - is an innovative collection of tools and resources, designed to assist workforce development professionals in creating services to meet the diverse needs of all customers of the workforce development system.
America's Labor Market Information System - is an organization that fosters, promotes, and develops the welfare of the wage earners, job seekers, and retirees of the United States.