Additional Resources for the Community


Human Resources Development Training

Human Resources Development (HRD) program is a statewide initiative sponsored by the North Carolina Community College System.  The HRD's role is to serve unemployed and underemployed individuals across Mecklenburg County who are struggling to deal with the stark transitions taking place in the economy.

HRD provides FREE skills assessment services, employability skills training and career development activities for adults who are unemployed and underemployed.


Charlotte & Mecklenburg County Job Help Center at the Public Library - Main Branch

The Library offers a free web-based resume building program, in addition to job search services administered in the Job Help Center and library branches.


Dress for Success is a suiting program that provides interview-appropriate clothing for individuals in need. Clients must be referred by one of the community agencies listed on their website.


Job Search Support Groups


Career Fairs

CPCC Central Campus, Free and open to the public
For more information, call 704.330.6433, or visit www.cpcc.edu/career/studentsgrads/career-fair.


Career Readiness Certificates

Program Career Options


Corporate & Continuing Education


Career Links


CPCC Institute for Entrepreneurship

Free seminars offered by CPCC's Institute for Entrepreneurship, conducted at various locations throughout the Charlotte-Mecklenburg area.  Classes, resources, and individual entrepreneurship consultations are also available.


Ben Craig Center
Provides general information about starting a small business.  Located at UNCC.


ACA 120:  Career Assessment Class
Helps you analyze your skills, values, and interests in order to help you decide on a career.  For additional information, check the CPCC online schedule for ACA 120.


Charlotte Works
Free resources including job openings, coaching, workshops, networking opportunities, and more to help you find your next career opportunity.


JobLink Career Center

Provides information on jobs, education, training, and the labor market.  Contact JobLink if you need help defining and achieving your career goals.  There are four centers in the Charlotte area.

5125-A South Boulevard
Charlotte, NC 28217
704.527.3195 x106

NC Employment Security Commission
5601 Executive Center Drive
Charlotte, NC 28212
704.566.2870

4045 N Tryon Street, Suite C
Charlotte, NC 28206
704.597.7118

7140 Forest Point Drive, Suite A
Charlotte, NC 28217
704565.6865

10801 Monroe Road
Matthews, NC 28105
704.847.2660

* Counseling and Veteran services are available to those who are uncertain of the career path they want to pursue.