Career Development

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Career development is a process that requires work and motivation by the customer. Our NCWorks Career Centers offer the following to support you:


  • Work Preparation Seminars

  • Branding You-The resume need and process

  • Making the First Impression

  • Nailing the Job Interview

  • Employer Engagement Panels-Meet the Employers

  • Scholarships for enhancing your skills – Get the Degree

  • Recruitment Events at our NCWorks Career Centers

  • Talent Development for young people 18-24 years old-Your own Career Coach

Education & Training - Community Colleges


The Western Piedmont Council of Governments shall serve all local government members in Alexander, Burke, Caldwell and Catawba Counties with professional, cost-effective assistance on a variety of local, regional, state and federal issues and programs.

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Telephone: ​828.322.9191

Fax: 828.322.5991

Mailing: P.O. Box 9026 | Hickory, NC 28603
Location: 1880 2nd Avenue NW
Hickory, NC 28601

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This institution does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, national origin, sex, religion, age or disability in employment or the provision of services. Auxiliary aids and services for individuals with disabilities are available upon request. This institution is an equal opportunity provider.