Career Development Services
Goodwill’s Career Development Services match individual skills and abilities with employers’ job needs, and provide job readiness and life skills training to help prepare individuals for the world of work. Retention strategies assist participants in maintaining employment and exploring career development opportunities.
Goodwill operates four Job Connections that offer personalized services to aid in your job search. Services include: resume-writing assistance, skills assessment, career navigation, access to computers and high-speed internet, help with interviewing skills and placement services. Centers are located Charlotte, Concord, Gastonia and Lincolnton.
Goodwill is a partner in two JobLink Centers that offer free professional outplacement resources to the unemployed and underemployed focusing on dislocated workers from entry-level upward. JobLink staff offer full-time assistance and are trained to work with individuals at all levels of experience. The center’s resources and services include: computers with high-speed internet access, resume preparation, job search resource and video library, and networking workshops. Goodwill’s JobLink partnerships are in Charlotte and Shelby. The South Boulevard JobLink offers an English as a Second Language (ESL) distance learning program.
Job Connections & JobLink Centers both provide:
• internet access
• career development specialists
Click here for a complete list of Job Connections and JobLink Centers.