NCWorks for Business

North Carolina wants to help your business succeed

NCWorks can help you find, develop, and retain talented employees for entry-level to experienced positions. Whether you are starting a small business or leading a well-established organization, we have free and low-cost solutions to meet your workforce needs and can connect you to resources for entrepreneurs and economic development.

Let Us Help You

Services are provided by talented staff at the Department of Commerce, Department of Health and Human Services, Community Colleges, and local Workforce Development Boards. Below is a summary of the services available.

Call 800-228-8443 or use the information request form below to learn how we can help your business succeed.

We can help your business: 

Find Talent

Find Talent

Job seekers talk to potential employersWe connect your company to qualified, work-ready employees through the following workforce solutions:

  • Posting jobs, tracking applicants, and a virtual recruiter on
  • Screening potential candidates
  • Analyzing of skills required for specific job classifications through Job Profiling
  • Skill assessments, including the nationally recognized Career Readiness Certificate
  • Coordinating hiring events
  • Preparing labor market information, including local wage data
  • Providing job accommodations to assist workers with disabilities including workplace modifications, assistive technology, and job coaches
  • Financial incentives to hire qualified individuals. 
Train Talent

Train Talent

Male and female technicians work and learn together in a labWe provide training for new hires and existing employees through classroom, online, and on-the-job training solutions and support services: 

  • On-the-job training to train qualifying employees using company instructors
  • Customized training for your growing business
  • Developing apprenticeships that combine on-the-job learing with related classroom instruction
  • Courses to upgrade employees' job-related skills or provide a recognized industry or national credential
Develop a Sustainable Pipeline of Future Talent

Develop a Sustainable Pipeline of Future Talent

Engineer helps train and apprentice in an industrial settingWe will connect you with the following opportunities:

  • Working collaboratively with regional education and workforce partners to develop NCWorks Certified Career Pathways to prepare individuals for a career in your industry section
  • Conecting you with your future workforce through work-based learning (internships, pre-apprenticeships, co-ops, job shadowing, mentoring, and facility tours).
  • Utilizing local funding opportunities to provide paid work experience to eligible candidates
  • Educating local teachers and career coaches on your industry's workforce opportunities and needs
Transition Talent

Transition Talent

A career advisor talks with a dislocated worker about his resume We provide on-site outplacement services to assist companies impacted by downsizing to find other employment for their workers:

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