A job seeker at a computer receives help navigating a job search from an N C works employee

Henderson County/Transylvania County NCWorks staff members are dedicated to helping individuals learn new skills, find employment, and progress in their careers.

We serve everyone regardless of income or employment status. We have the tools and professionals to help determine which jobs best match the customer’s interests and skills. Services to job seekers focus on career planning, funding for training, job seeking skills, job search assistance and job placement service.

Services to job seekers include:

  • Career assessments/exploration and career counseling
  • Employment Coaching
  • Job-seeking skills workshops
  • ACT WorkKeys Assessment in Communication, Problem Solving, Interpersonal and Personal Skills
  • Preparation for and issuance of the National Career Readiness Certificate
  • Workplace skills enhancement using ACT WorkKeys Curriculum
  • Job readiness skills training
  • Job search strategies
  • Job referral
  • Internet access to employment and training resources
  • Information on community resources
  • Resume and consultation and preparation
  • Computer software tutorials and assessments
  • Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA) job training assistance funding as well as other scholarships and grants

Employability Training

Henderson County/Transylvania County NCWorks provides short-term, pre-vocational training and counseling, through group workshops and individual counseling, to give individuals the essential personal skills to successfully enter the workforce, pursue further training, or change careers. Services are offered at no cost to unemployed individuals.

Career Counseling

Henderson County/Transylvania County NCWorks offers job seekers the unique opportunity to receive one-on-one guidance from a highly trained career professional. Available by appointment only, our expert counselors will work with you to improve your resume, interviewing, and networking, or help establish your career goals.

Space in these popular workshops fills up quickly. For information on getting registered and accessing these services please call the Henderson County NCWorks Office at (828) 694-1755 or the Transylvania County NCWorks Office at (828) 883-2550 or visit in person.

Employability Lab

Henderson County/Transylvania County NCWorks runs an open HRD Employability Lab at both the Henderson and Transylvania County campuses. The Lab provides assessment services, employability skills training, and career development counseling to unemployed, under-employed, and dislocated working adults.

Some of the lab services include:

  • Job Search assistance
  • Career assessments/exploration
  • Job search strategies
  • Job readiness skills training
  • Internet access to employment and training resources
  • Information on community resources
  • Resume consultation and preparation
  • Tutorials to prepare for the National Career Readiness Certification Exam

The Employability Lab is open to community members as well as students and alumni of Blue Ridge Community College. Stop by today, or contact Stacy Hill at (828) 694-1788 for more information.

Job Listing Services

Henderson County/Transylvania County NCWorks posts hundreds of available jobs from employers across Western North Carolina. For your convenience, these jobs are posted online and are accessible from any computer.

NCWorks Online lists employment opportunities from a broad range of industries. Users can also create or upload a resume into the system, and receive email notifications from potential employers. New users must register within the system before they can begin applying for jobs.

www.ncworks.gov

 

Contact Us

Employability Lab
Stacy Hill

stacyh@blueridge.edu
(828) 694-1788

Henderson County NCWorks Career Center
130 Eagles Reach Drive
Flat Rock, NC 28731
Sink Building
(828) 694-1755
View Henderson County NCWorks Career Center Office Hours

Transylvania County NCWorks Career Center
45 Oak Park Drive
Brevard, NC 28712
Straus Building, Room 141
(828) 883-2550
View Transylvania County NCWorks Career Center Office Hours