The NC Military Spouse Transition Network is available to all identified military spouses working for state government agencies in member states of the National Association of State Personnel Executives. The program is designed to help military spouses moving to or leaving North Carolina access career resources, including resume building, skills translation and informal contacts to support military spouse re-employment.
Five state employees with 45 years of public service have been honored with the 2022 Richard Caswell Award. The recipients, who work at four state agencies, are commended by Governor Roy Cooper and State Human Resources Director Barbara Gibson in a video message recognizing them for joining the distinguished ranks of long-serving employees who have earned the award established in tribute to North Carolina’s first governor.
State of North Carolina Recruiters to Participate in National Virtual Career Fair for Individuals with Disabilities
Participants of the Virtual Career Fair for Individuals with Disabilities (9am-6pm April 13) will have the opportunity to talk with State of North Carolina job recruiters about opportunities across state government.
Designating North Carolina as an Employment First state for individuals with disabilities in 2019 has had a positive impact on how employees are perceived and supported in state government workplaces, according to several state agency and university employees. See video message from Governor Roy Cooper and six state employees with disabilities.
State of North Carolina Steps Up Recruitment of New and Recent College Grads at Upcoming Virtual Entry-Level Career Fair
State of North Carolina Virtual Entry-Level Career Expo for individuals seeking entry-level employment and career opportunities with the State of North Carolina will be held from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. Wednesday, April 6. Register at https://oshr.nc.gov/state-north-carolina-virtual-entry-level-career-expo.
Governor Cooper Extends Policy and Provides More Volunteer Hours for State Employees to Provide Support in Schools
Governor Roy Cooper today announced an extension of the policy that allows state employees to use volunteer days to help combat staff shortages in K-12 school districts across the state due to COVID-19. The extension, through April 15, provides an additional 24 hours of Community Service Leave for state employees with supervisor approval to work in North Carolina schools as substitute teachers, bus drivers, cafeteria staff and other needed roles – in addition to the standard 24 hours of volunteer leave provided annually. (NOTE: Media availability at 10am Thursday at Fox Road Elementary School in Wake County.)