Empowering Learners and Building a Stronger Workforce, Fostering Economic Growth

K-64 Collaborates with Longview Elementary to host Career Fair

K-64 Collaborates with Longview Elementary to host Career Fair

During the career fair sessions, the students learned about corporate and skilled-trade careers in Catawba County, the education and training requirements for the jobs, and the importance in every industry of soft skills, such as work ethic, communication, and teamwork. 

K-64 in Catawba County, EdNC

K-64 in Catawba County, EdNC

K-64 is a testament to the ability of the public and higher education sectors to catalyze innovations in developing the local talent pipeline. Leaders identified successful existing programs that were working, working to remedy each of their six talent concerns.

Top 10 Skills Employers Want

Top 10 Skills Employers Want

As indicated in the World Economic Forum’s Future of Jobs Report, people management, coordinating with others, emotional intelligence, judgment and decision-making, service orientation, and the ability to negotiate are top skills that employers are looking for in candidates.