(Charlotte, N.C.) Charlotte Works announces the addition of a new online tool for Charlotte’s underemployed and unemployed to learn about specific, high-demand careers paths and occupations within two of Charlotte’s fastest growing industries - Energy and Healthcare.
“Energy and healthcare companies continue to struggle to fill key positions,” said Steve Partridge, President/CEO of Charlotte Works. “To remain competitive, these companies need a pipeline of skilled workers. This new online resource makes it easy for jobseekers to know where demand truly exists in Charlotte.”
The new tool also identifies the necessary skills, education and training required for job seekers to be successful in these high-growth career paths. There are over 50 occupations profiled on the website. In addition, job seekers will find information on where they can obtain training in the region for these occupations, what the work environment looks like and what the expected salary ranges are for each position.
“Charlotte Works collaborated with local employers to verify and test which jobs were really in demand locally, while also working with the training community to make sure we have the ability to address the demand,” says Partridge. “Our goal is to eventually identify and profile all the high-demand jobs in Charlotte’s high-growth sectors, but we started with Energy and Healthcare first due to the large number of vacancies across our region.”
Charlotte Works, formerly the Charlotte-Mecklenburg Workforce Development Board, is a private/public partnership providing resources and services that educate, empower and engage Charlotte’s unemployed and underemployed communities. More information about Charlotte Works can be found at www.charlotteworks.com. For specific information on career paths go to www.charlotteworks.com/Jobs/Career-Paths.