Hot Jobs Link

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

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Welcome to the NCWorks Career Center

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. 


Whether planning for high school, college, the workforce or a career change, you will find the North Carolina Career Clusters Guide a valuable resource as you make these important decisions. This guide is designed to be a tool for planning and preparing for a career. It provides you a structure for selecting careers based on linking what you know about yourself with information about occupations and typical training requirements. 

Now Hiring

Workforce by the Numbers - September 2020

Virtual Workshops

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COVID-19 Business Relief Resources

Alexander Career Center
604 7th St. SW
Taylorsville, NC 28681
(828) 632-4631

NCWorks Career – Caldwell

1909 Hickory Blvd SE

Lenoir, NC 28645

(828) 759-4680

NCWorks Career Center – Burke
720 East Union St
Morganton, NC 28655
(828) 438-6161

NCWorks Career Center – Catawba

403 Conover Station SE

Conover, NC 28613

(828) 466-5535

WFD Newsletter

Wish to stay informed about Workforce developments in the Western Piedmont? Sign up for the Workforce Development Newsletter to learn more about new and upcoming events, programs, and training opportunities.


Certified Pathways



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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

Email: jason.toney@wpcog.org
Mailing: P.O. Box 9026 | Hickory, NC 28603
Location: 1880 2nd Avenue NW
Hickory, NC 28601

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