Resources for Job Seekers

Everything you need to find the right position for you.

Whether you’re a student fresh out of school, a veteran transitioning back to civilian life, a worker looking to make a change or any other kind of job seeker, you’ll find all the tools you need to help you land your next job in North Carolina right here.


The state offers valuable resources for connecting residents with the tools to prepare for and find employment opportunities.


Get help with your job search either online or in person. Our expert job counselors can provide you with personalized assistance at one of the more than 80 Career Centers across the state. Or you can search open jobs in your area right now online.

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NCWorks Services

NCWorks Career Centers offer a wide variety of services to help individuals at every step of the job search journey, all of which are free of charge, including:

  • Career assessment & guidance
  • Résumé & cover letter preparation
  • Job market information
  • Computer & internet access
  • Job search assistance
  • Job fair & workshop information
  • Training & educational programs
  • Interview practice & preparation
  • Help registering & using NCWorks online

Other helpful tools for job seekers in North Carolina

NCcareers Find detailed information about duties for specific jobs, education, training, occupational ratings, employment outlook, wages and more. Ideal for recent graduates and those new to the workforce.

My Next Move Discover your ideal career path—whether you know exactly what you want to do, need to know more before you make a decision or want to find out where you’ll fit best based on your interests and preferences.

My Skills My Future Identify occupations that best align with the skills and knowledge you already have. This resource was created for workers who have either been laid-off or are looking for a career change.

O*Net Learn more about various occupations, access labor market information, get skill assessment guides and much more through this job analysis and career exploration tool.

Access job search resources tailored to fit your specific needs.

While not all jobs are the same, neither are the people looking for them. That’s why we offer specific services to address the needs of a variety of North Carolinians.