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This Week at the NCGA: Bills introduced to revamp economic development tiers, ban cashless businesses

February 5th, 2023  · BIZ  · GOV  · Real Estate  · Visitor Economy  · Work
This Week at the NCGA: Bills introduced to revamp economic development tiers, ban cashless businesses

The first full week of business at the North Carolina General Assembly wrapped up on Thursday, albeit with just no vote sessions, bill introductions and a few committee meetings in the House and Senate. Among the bills introduced between Jan. 25 and Feb. 3 include: House Bill 13, co-sponsored by Rep. Keith Kidwell (R-Beaufort), calls…Read More from This Week at the NCGA: Bills introduced to revamp economic development tiers, ban cashless businesses

North Carolina adds 4,900 jobs in leisure and hospitality, total jobless rate at 3.9 percent in December

January 30th, 2023  · Work
North Carolina adds 4,900 jobs in leisure and hospitality, total jobless rate at 3.9 percent in December

The state’s seasonally adjusted December 2022 unemployment rate was 3.9 percent, unchanged from November’s revised rate. The national rate decreased 0.1 of a percentage point to 3.5 percent. North Carolina’s unemployment rate decreased 0.2 of a percentage point from a year ago. The number of people employed decreased 2,447 over the month to 4,923,281 and…Read More from North Carolina adds 4,900 jobs in leisure and hospitality, total jobless rate at 3.9 percent in December

Deadline extended to Feb. 3 for employers to register for Northeast N.C. Employer Resource Summit

January 26th, 2023  · BIZ  · Work
Deadline extended to Feb. 3 for employers to register for Northeast N.C. Employer Resource Summit

The “Northeast North Carolina Employer Resource Summit 2023” will be held on February 9, 2023, at the K.E. White Graduate Center in Elizabeth City. Employers can register to attend this event to connect with members of the Community Partnership. The partnership includes College of The Albemarle, United States Coast Guard Aviation Logistics Center, Albemarle Commission,…Read More from Deadline extended to Feb. 3 for employers to register for Northeast N.C. Employer Resource Summit

N.C. Ferry Division to host four career events in February

January 23rd, 2023  · News  · Work
N.C. Ferry Division to host four career events in February

People throughout Eastern North Carolina will have a chance to embark on a rewarding career as the North Carolina Ferry Division hosts a series of four career events to find qualified applicants to staff its ferries, terminals and shipyard. “There has never been a better time to start a career with the Ferry Division,” said…Read More from N.C. Ferry Division to host four career events in February

Currituck County Government and Schools to host Job Fair on January 20

January 19th, 2023  · GOV  · Work
Currituck County Government and Schools to host Job Fair on January 20

Currituck County Government will host a Job Fair on Friday, Jan. 20, to feature available positions in county departments and the Currituck County Schools. The Job Fair is open to the public, and will be held at the Public Safety Center, in the 2nd floor EOC meeting room, from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. The…Read More from Currituck County Government and Schools to host Job Fair on January 20

Jobless claims remain steady in NENC/OBX in November, total workforce drops by 2.4 percent

January 15th, 2023  · Top Stories  · Work
Jobless claims remain steady in NENC/OBX in November, total workforce drops by 2.4 percent

While the unemployment rate held steady across northeastern North Carolina between October and November 2022, the size of the workforce in the 12-county region dropped by more than two percent and the Outer Banks counties experiencing an over four percent decline. The N.C. Department of Commerce reported unemployment in the area remained steady for a…Read More from Jobless claims remain steady in NENC/OBX in November, total workforce drops by 2.4 percent

Coastal Staffing Elizabeth City hosts hiring event on Wednesday

January 7th, 2023  · Work
Coastal Staffing Elizabeth City hosts hiring event on Wednesday

Are you looking for a new job or career opportunity? Coastal Staffing is here to help, offering a variety of positions that will help you gain valuable experience and make money now. Join Coastal Staffing on Wednesday, January 11, 2023, from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. at the NCWorks Career Center – Pasquotank County, 111 Jordan…Read More from Coastal Staffing Elizabeth City hosts hiring event on Wednesday

COA Foundation to award up to $20K in scholarships on College to Career Signing Day

January 1st, 2023  · Community  · Work
COA Foundation to award up to $20K in scholarships on College to Career Signing Day

College of The Albemarle will hold its annual College to Career (C2C) Signing Day on March 23, 2023, at COA – Elizabeth City, Building AE, Room 208. The event will begin at 4:30 p.m., with the signing at 6:00 p.m. Prospective students for the 2023-2024 academic year are invited to participate in this event, signing…Read More from COA Foundation to award up to $20K in scholarships on College to Career Signing Day

November unemployment in N.C. down 0.3 percent from a year ago

December 18th, 2022  · News  · Work
November unemployment in N.C. down 0.3 percent from a year ago

The state’s seasonally adjusted November 2022 unemployment rate was 3.9 percent, increasing 0.1 of a percentage point from October’s revised rate. The national rate remained unchanged at 3.7 percent. North Carolina’s unemployment rate decreased 0.3 of a percentage point from a year ago. The number of people employed decreased 8,381 over the month to 4,925,524…Read More from November unemployment in N.C. down 0.3 percent from a year ago

Jobless rate in northeast N.C./Outer Banks up 0.7 percent in October

December 5th, 2022  · BIZ  · Visitor Economy  · Work
Jobless rate in northeast N.C./Outer Banks up 0.7 percent in October

Northeastern North Carolina and the Outer Banks saw the overall unemployment rate increase by 0.7 percent in October as additional seasonal jobs came to an end for 2022. The N.C. Department of Commerce reported Thursday the jobless rate in the 12-county region was 4.3 percent, with 4,155 unemployment claims filed out of a total workforce…Read More from Jobless rate in northeast N.C./Outer Banks up 0.7 percent in October

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BIZ GOV Real Estate Visitor Economy Work February 5th, 2023

This Week at the NCGA: Bills introduced to revamp economic development tiers, ban cashless businesses

The first full week of business at the North Carolina General Assembly wrapped up on Thursday, albeit with just no vote sessions, bill introductions and a few committee meetings in the House and Senate. Among the bills introduced between Jan. 25 and Feb. 3 include: House Bill 13, co-sponsored by Rep. Keith Kidwell (R-Beaufort), calls…Read More from This Week at the NCGA: Bills introduced to revamp economic development tiers, ban cashless businesses

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Work January 30th, 2023

North Carolina adds 4,900 jobs in leisure and hospitality, total jobless rate at 3.9 percent in December

The state’s seasonally adjusted December 2022 unemployment rate was 3.9 percent, unchanged from November’s revised rate. The national rate decreased 0.1 of a percentage point to 3.5 percent. North Carolina’s unemployment rate decreased 0.2 of a percentage point from a year ago. The number of people employed decreased 2,447 over the month to 4,923,281 and…Read More from North Carolina adds 4,900 jobs in leisure and hospitality, total jobless rate at 3.9 percent in December

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BIZ Work January 26th, 2023

Deadline extended to Feb. 3 for employers to register for Northeast N.C. Employer Resource Summit

The “Northeast North Carolina Employer Resource Summit 2023” will be held on February 9, 2023, at the K.E. White Graduate Center in Elizabeth City. Employers can register to attend this event to connect with members of the Community Partnership. The partnership includes College of The Albemarle, United States Coast Guard Aviation Logistics Center, Albemarle Commission,…Read More from Deadline extended to Feb. 3 for employers to register for Northeast N.C. Employer Resource Summit

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News Work January 23rd, 2023

N.C. Ferry Division to host four career events in February

People throughout Eastern North Carolina will have a chance to embark on a rewarding career as the North Carolina Ferry Division hosts a series of four career events to find qualified applicants to staff its ferries, terminals and shipyard. “There has never been a better time to start a career with the Ferry Division,” said…Read More from N.C. Ferry Division to host four career events in February

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GOV Work January 19th, 2023

Currituck County Government and Schools to host Job Fair on January 20

Currituck County Government will host a Job Fair on Friday, Jan. 20, to feature available positions in county departments and the Currituck County Schools. The Job Fair is open to the public, and will be held at the Public Safety Center, in the 2nd floor EOC meeting room, from 9:00 am to 12:00 pm. The…Read More from Currituck County Government and Schools to host Job Fair on January 20

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Top Stories Work January 15th, 2023

Jobless claims remain steady in NENC/OBX in November, total workforce drops by 2.4 percent

While the unemployment rate held steady across northeastern North Carolina between October and November 2022, the size of the workforce in the 12-county region dropped by more than two percent and the Outer Banks counties experiencing an over four percent decline. The N.C. Department of Commerce reported unemployment in the area remained steady for a…Read More from Jobless claims remain steady in NENC/OBX in November, total workforce drops by 2.4 percent

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Work January 7th, 2023

Coastal Staffing Elizabeth City hosts hiring event on Wednesday

Are you looking for a new job or career opportunity? Coastal Staffing is here to help, offering a variety of positions that will help you gain valuable experience and make money now. Join Coastal Staffing on Wednesday, January 11, 2023, from 2:00 – 4:00 p.m. at the NCWorks Career Center – Pasquotank County, 111 Jordan…Read More from Coastal Staffing Elizabeth City hosts hiring event on Wednesday

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Community Work January 1st, 2023

COA Foundation to award up to $20K in scholarships on College to Career Signing Day

College of The Albemarle will hold its annual College to Career (C2C) Signing Day on March 23, 2023, at COA – Elizabeth City, Building AE, Room 208. The event will begin at 4:30 p.m., with the signing at 6:00 p.m. Prospective students for the 2023-2024 academic year are invited to participate in this event, signing…Read More from COA Foundation to award up to $20K in scholarships on College to Career Signing Day

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News Work December 18th, 2022

November unemployment in N.C. down 0.3 percent from a year ago

The state’s seasonally adjusted November 2022 unemployment rate was 3.9 percent, increasing 0.1 of a percentage point from October’s revised rate. The national rate remained unchanged at 3.7 percent. North Carolina’s unemployment rate decreased 0.3 of a percentage point from a year ago. The number of people employed decreased 8,381 over the month to 4,925,524…Read More from November unemployment in N.C. down 0.3 percent from a year ago

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BIZ Visitor Economy Work December 5th, 2022

Jobless rate in northeast N.C./Outer Banks up 0.7 percent in October

Northeastern North Carolina and the Outer Banks saw the overall unemployment rate increase by 0.7 percent in October as additional seasonal jobs came to an end for 2022. The N.C. Department of Commerce reported Thursday the jobless rate in the 12-county region was 4.3 percent, with 4,155 unemployment claims filed out of a total workforce…Read More from Jobless rate in northeast N.C./Outer Banks up 0.7 percent in October