Hot Jobs Link

The hot jobs link provides a daily list of up-to-date job postings through for the Unifour Area (Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, & Catawba). Follow the link below to see the current listing, and register with NCWorks Online to apply.Hot Jobs

New Mobile App for NCWorks. Android | Apple

NCWorks Online is a one-stop online resource for job seekers and employers in North Carolina. Job seekers can search for jobs, create resumes, and find education and training. Employers can find candidates, post jobs, and search labor market information. Click the link to register with


CVCC Manufacturing Academy

Manufacturing-Academy-LogoThe Manufacturing Academy is a new program at Catawba Valley Community College designed to prepare students for a career in the manufacturing industry. Companies are looking for qualified job candidates who demonstrate the commitment to develop the skills necessary for a career in manufacturing.

Manufacturing Academy Fact Sheet
CVCC Manufacturing Academy Website

Star Jobs

Northwest Region’s Top Careers with high wages and employment growth by educational requirements.

North Carolina’s Top Careers with high wages and employment growth by educational requirements.

2015 NC Career Clusters Guide


The Career Clusters Guide is a product of the NC Community College System, with support from the NC Department of Public Instruction – designed and produced by LEAD. The Guide is intended to assist all students in identifying the available career options by using individual interests, clearly defined pathways, and timely employment projections. The Guide is printable but primarily being offered via a web PDF.


Career Centers

Career Centers are here to serve businesses and job seekers within Alexander, Burke, Caldwell, and Catawba Counties. Businesses will find resources and comprehensive information regarding employee training, recruitment and retention services to help make your workforce more efficient and better trained. Job seekers will find information related to successfully seeking, training for and acquiring a job.
Career Centers Business Services | Career Centers Job Seeker Services

Certified Work Ready Community

ACT Work Ready Communities (WRC) empowers states, regions and counties with data, process and tools that drive economic growth. Participants are leveraging the National Career Readiness Certificate (NCRC™) to measure and close the skills gap — and building common frameworks that link, align and match their workforce development efforts. Local companies use WorkKeys as a valuable partner and tool that enables them to retain, hire and promote Associates to positions that utilize their skills at a maximum level. Prospective employees earn a silver Career Readiness Certificate and above to be considered as a candidate. To find out more about Work Ready Communities or the National Career Readiness Certificate please visit

CRC Brochure

Incumbent Work Grant

The Incumbent Work Grant provides funding to established North Carolina businesses to provide educational and skills training for current workers. It is designed to benefit businesses by enhancing the skills of employees, thereby increasing employee productivity and the potential for company growth. Guidelines | Application | Learn more