Workforce Professionals Tools & Resources

Tools & Resources for Workforce Professionals

Workforce development professionals play a critical role in helping North Carolinians become job ready. All the resources you need to do your job even better can be found here. 

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Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act

Learn more about this federal act, how it’s empowering NC to train our workforce and the ways it connects job seekers with employers through the NCWorks initiative.

Learn more about the Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act.

Policy statements

Reference the policy and operational guidance you need to make the greatest impact on N.C.’s workforce through our indexed and up-to-date policy statements and related bulletins.  You may also offer your comments on pending policies before they are adopted.

Review policy documents

Submit your comments on a pending policy

NCWorks Training Center

Discover the professional development services and comprehensive training opportunities available to our state’s workforce professionals. 

Explore opportunities

Workforce plans & initiatives

View reports highlighting topics such as employers’ needs, the state of the workforce, narrowing the skill gap and more, along with associated plans and initiatives to address them. 

Explore plans & initiatives

Workforce resources

Access a variety of key resources, including a list of NCWorks partner organizations, information from the U.S. Department of Labor and best practices in the field of workforce development.

Access key resources

Workforce development boards

Find out about the 20 local boards across the state that are responsible for planning and providing oversight for workforce programs and services in their respective areas.

Learn more about workforce development boards.