State employees with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have a new ally in preparing for career advancement or a change in their current job. The NC Career Advancement Resources for Employees on the Spectrum (NCCARES) pilot program is accepting applications from employees with ASD who need support to achieve goals in the workplace.
Governor Roy Cooper announced that North Carolina educators now have access to an improved online tool to help them connect students with opportunities to explore potential careers. The work-based learning tool, called “The Navigator,” brings together members of the business, education, and workforce development communities in a space where they can post, search for and measure work-based learning opportunities. The newest version of the Navigator Tool offers improved user experience and new features where employers list virtual and in-person work-based learning activities.