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Workforce Development

It's What We Do!

Eastern Carolina Workforce Development Board, Inc. - in partnership with local businesses, government, economic development and education - focuses on developing great jobs and effective education and training training programs, that allow individuals to prosper and grow, and to improve their quality of life while helping businesses thrive in local economies.

Letter to Community

Letter to Community

The Eastern Carolina Workforce Development Board (ECWDB) joined the North Carolina Association of Workforce Development Boards representing North Carolina’s 23 Workforce Development Boards today, in taking a stand to confront racism in our society.

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Advance Your Career

Advance Your Career

A local economy can only thrive when the people living there have education, skills and talents that allow businesses to grow and prosper. We provide you with the resources and tools you need to succeed in today's workforce.

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Grow Your Workforce

Grow Your Workforce

Workforce Development ensures that employers are connected with individuals who have the talent, skills, and education necessary to fill new jobs. We provide you with the services and resources necessary to compete in today's marketplace.

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23,901 Job Seekers Served - PY2019

23,901

Job Seekers Served - PY2019

3,990 Employers Served - PY 2019

3,990

Employers Served - PY 2019

6.6% Local Unemployment Rate - June 2020

6.6%

Local Unemployment Rate - June 2020

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ECWDB is here to help you identify effective solutions to help you meet your workforce development needs. Contact us today!

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ECWDB Releases RFP for On-the-Job Training

ECWDB Releases RFP for On-the-Job Training

The Eastern Carolina Workforce Board, Inc. will release a Request for Proposal for Operation of a Workforce Innovation & Opportunity Act Title I On-the-Job Training Program targeting Adults, Dislocated Workers and NextGen Young Adults.

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UI Benefits Alert

UI Benefits Alert

Unemployment Benefits Alert: Beginning Sunday, Aug. 23, 2020, weekly certifications for unemployment benefits must be submitted online at https://des.nc.gov/. Due to a change in the weekly questionnaire based on new federal guidelines, the Division of Employment Security is discontinuing the ...

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WIOA Funds Available for Unemployed/Dislocated Workers

WIOA Funds Available for Unemployed/Dislocated Workers

ECWDB, Inc., NCWorks Career Center - Craven County, and James Sprunt Community College featured on WITN-TV

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