Events

September 19 - 27th


NCWorks Career Center Asheville will be hosting six job fairs over the next two weeks. 

Job seekers can drop in at any time as appointments are not needed.

There are lots of openings across several industries at these events. 

Two of the bigger employers in our area, Biltmore and Mission will be represented.



September 29, 2022

 

Explore job opportunities with NC state agencies and universities.

Join recruiters from state agencies and universities for a virtual career expo on Thursday, September 29, 2022 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Learn more about mission critical positions and career opportunities in state government!


#Works4NC #NCCareerExpo22




September - October 2022

Career Workshops that Get Results 

NCWorks Career Center Asheville offers the following job search workshops to assist with career guidance & development.

Workshops include:

  • Mastering Online Applications  
  • Write a Winning Resume
  • Interviewing for Success
  • Finding the Fit with the Myers-Briggs Type Inventory
  • Identifying Career Interests
  • Interviewing for Success
  • Networking - The Most Effective Way to Get a Job
  • Back to Work 50+ Overview
  • Discover What NCWorks Online Can Do for You
  • Virtual Interviewing 
  • Identifying Career Interests
  • LinkedIn – Networking in the Virtual World
  • Networking - The Most Effective Way to Get a Job
Get a full-size, printable PDF here.


PrideStaff Hiring Event

Join us at NCWorks Career Center - Asheville on September 6, 2022 from 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for this hiring event.




Fall 2022 WNC Career Expo



Employer registration for the Fall 2022 WNC Career Expo won’t be open until September, but here are the event details for the Fall 2022 Career Expo:

Fall 2022 WNC Career Expo
Tuesday, October 11, 2022 | 11 AM – 4 PM
WNC Agricultural Center
Davis Event Center
761 Boylston Highway
Fletcher, NC 28732

Work/Life-Balance Job Fair August 11th



Thursday, August 11 11:00 am - 4:00 pm 


WNC Ag. Center Expo Building (Gate 5) 
775 Boylston Hwy Fletcher, NC 28732

Recent surveys show that as many as 60% of job seekers say a poor work-life balance is a dealbreaker when they're considering a new job. 

Employers participating in this job fair value a positive work/life balance and strive to offer many of these benefits, including: 

* Childcare/eldercare support
* Diversity/equity/inclusion
* Educational & training support
* Family-friendly work environment
* Family fun days
* Flexible scheduling
* Health & wellness benefits
* Healthy work environment
* Hybrid (work from home and office)
* Maternity/paternity leave
* Paid leave
* Part-time work
* Opportunities for community engagement
* Remote work
* Rental discounts
* Retirement/pension plan
* Special interest groups


Career Workshops That Get Results 

July - August 2022

July Workshops

  • Discover What NCWorks Online Can Do for You
  • Mastering Online Applications
  • Identifying Career Interests
  • Job Search Strategies for Experienced Workers
  • Networking - The Most Effective Way to Find a Job
  • Virtual Interviewing

August Workshops

  • Finding the Fit with the Myers-Briggs Type Inventory
  • Write a Winning Resume
  • Interviewing for Success
  • Identifying Career Interests
  • Mastering Online Applications
  • Back to Work 50+ Overview
  • Back to Work 50+ Overview
  • Networking - The Most Effective Way to Find a Job
  • LinkedIn - Networking in the Virtual World
Dates and times are listed in the PDF linked below.

CAREER WORKSHOPS THAT GET RESULTS FOR JUNE-JULY 2022




Harmony Senior Services Job Fair

At NC Works Career Center in Asheville, NC

Wednesday, June 22nd from 11:00 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.






NC Department of Public Safety Hiring Event

Tuesday June 21 | 9am-3pm 

At NC Works Buncombe County on 48 Grove Street, Asheville, NC

 


Back to Work 50+ Overview Workshop

Thursday, May 19th or Wednesday, May 25th

BACK TO WORK 50+ offers free workshops, coaching, and resources to help 50+ job seekers compete in today’s fast-changing workplace.

Learn more in our OVERVIEW WORKSHOP.

Attend in person or from your tablet, phone, or personal computer.

Call (828) 251-6200 to register.




Career Workshops That Get Results

May-June 2022






4/5/2022 - WNC Education Career Fair 2022

9:00 a.m. to Noon






3/30/2022 - Asheville Chamber's WNC Career Expo


Wednesday, March 30 from 11 AM – 4 PM 
At the Harrah’s Cherokee Center 
87 Haywood St in Downtown Asheville




3/23/2022 - Excellence in Public Service Job Fair



Mountain Area Workforce Development will be holding the ‘Excellence in Public Service Job Fair’ on Wednesday, March 23, 2022 from 1:00 pm - 6:00 pm at the WNC Agricultural Center’s Virginia Boone Building, 761 Boylston Highway, Fletcher, NC 28732.  

The Virginia Boone Building is located across from the Asheville Regional Airport on NC280, Boylston Highway.  

The entrance to the job fair will be off NC 280 (Boylston Highway) at Gate 5.  

The participating federal, state, and local government employers are featuring hundreds of job opportunities available paying $18 per hour and in most cases much more.


3/23/2022 - Mock Virtual Job Interviews-Like the real thing, only better


Join the Experienced Workforce Initiative (EWI) to brush up your skills and gain confidence for virtual and in-person job fairs.  Practice your elevator pitch, converse with mock employers, and receive valuable feedback. Register by March 18. 

AARP is a sponsor of this event, hosted by the EWI of Western North Carolina. 

Details and Registration


3/22/2022 - Turn a Job Fair Into a Job Offer 

Job fairs provide excellent opportunities for job seekers to find meaningful employment.  

Attend this workshop to learn valuable tips on how to make the most of any job fair opportunity, including the upcoming WNC Career Expo. 

WORKSHOP:  Tuesday, March 22, 10:00am - 12:00pm  NCWorks Career Center Asheville, 48 Grove Street  Call (828) 251-6200 to sign-up  (Virtual or In-person) 





3/22/2022 - The Omni Grove Park Inn


Join Omni Grove for their in-person Job Fair on Tuesday, March 22, 10am – 4pm in the Heritage Ballroom. 

Current positions include Food & Beverage, Golf, Front Office, Engineering and more. 

In-person interviews and offers made on the spot. 

Sign on bonuses available based on department. 

Please ensure that you apply in advance for the job you're wanting to interview for at omnihotels.com/careers



2/28/2022 - Kelly Professional & Industrial Career Fair

At NCWorks Asheville, 48 Grove Street, February 28th 10:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.



2/23/2022 - AB Tech Advanced Manufacturing Mini Job Fair


When

Wednesday, February 23, 2022 from 3:00 PM to 6:00 PM EST
Add to Calendar

Where

41 Fernihurst Drive, Asheville NC 28801

Contact

Page McCorkle
A-B Tech
828-772-6320
pagecmccorkle@abtech.edu



2/21/2022 - Virtelle Hospitality Job Fair @ NCWorks Career Center Asheville 



2/8/2022 - NCWorks BTW 50+ Overview

Career workshops that get results at NCWorks Career Center in Asheville at 48 Grove Street.



2/7/2022 - NC Dept Public Safety NCWorks Hiring Event



1/5/2022 - Kelly Services Hiring Event at NCWorks



12/8/2021 - Essential Components for Retooling Your Career


Join AARP North Carolina and attendees from across the U.S. for a FREE virtual event. AARP membership is not required.

Now is the time to develop a retooling strategy and build your toolbox for the new economy! What’s in your toolbox? Whether your goal is to switch careers or build upon a past career, you’ll likely need to retool for your career transition.

This virtual Lunch and Learn webinar, presented by the Experienced Workforce Initiative in Asheville NC, will focus on several essential components of the retooling strategy.

You’ll learn from individuals 50+ who have retooled successfully and transitioned into a new, or slightly different, career path. They’ll discuss the following topics:

  • The importance of defining your goals and transitional skills.
  • How do you research the current and evolving labor market in your area to expand your job search?
  • Where to find free or reduced-cost education and training options to obtain valued credentials and certifications.
  • And, the importance of building your network and support system.
From 12:45 to 1:00 p.m. is allocated for Q&A from the online event chat. 

Registration at Zoom


10/12 - WNC Career Expo


Great companies start with great people, and you’ll find both at the WNC Career Expo.

Attend Tuesday, October 12 from 11 a.m. – 4 p.m. at the WNC AG Center/Davis Event Center at 765 Boylston Hwy, Fletcher, NC 28732.


09/29 - Small Business is Big Business Job Fair at BRCC


Wednesday, September 29th from 2:00 - 7:00 p.m.


09/28 - EWI Virtual Lunch and Learn Facebook Live Event

Connect and Engage with Volunteerism - Virtual Lunch & Learn Event

This Lunch & Learn will explore opportunities for creating meaning and connection through volunteer service. 

Join local non-profit leaders from across the Asheville area for this Facebook Live Lunch & Learn and find out how volunteers are adapting to meet the needs of our communities in 2021 on:

Tuesday, September 28th at 12:00 noon.

Facebook Event Link



09/23 - AB Tech Advanced Manufacturing Center's "Block Party"


When: Sept. 23 from 4 p.m. - 7 p.m.

Where: A-B Tech Advanced Manufacturing Center

About the event:

The Workforce Development WIOA Staff will be hosting a Workforce Career Fair "Block Party" at the Advanced Manufacturing Center. We will also be celebrating the Grand Opening of the Workforce Readiness Resource Lab, which is a satellite lab of NCWorks.

Join us for food, music, a chance to win prizes, and of course employment opportunities for job seekers.


09/07 and 09/09/2021 -  Back to Work 50+ Fall 2021 Program -  Enrollment Info Workshop

Plans are underway for a 7th group of Back to Work 50+ participants to enroll in the program.   This group is scheduled to begin with information workshops on September 7th and 9th.   

If you know someone who might benefit from the program, please let them know about it and you can give them my contact information if they would like more information.    

You can reach Irene by email at katherine.canivet@nccommerce.com, or, by phone at 828-251-6200, extension 262.  Or, they can sign up for one of our information workshops by contacting Holly at 828-251-6200.





08/10/2021 - Tuesday $18 Per Hour & Beyond Job Fair