‘Painter’ Video Highlighted on retrofitTV

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Alamance Community College featured on site highlighting careers

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By Jessica WilliamsPosted May 24, 2019 Jim Babson is working to reduce college debt and increase salaries for North Carolina residents. More than a year ago, Babson founded US Careers Online, a website dedicated to exposing students — and adults looking for a career change — to industries searching for trained workers and the community […]

Local Students Highlighted in Career Video

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By Sharon Myers / The Dispatch Posted Jan 5, 2019 at 8:00 AM Several students from Davidson County Community College participated in an online video promotion project highlighting its plumbing program. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xYYGjhCIKvw US Careers Online, in cooperation with the North Carolina Department of Public Instruction and American Standard, recorded the career awareness video as part […]

US Careers Online raises awareness of in-demand careers

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Peter Hans, President, NC Community College System

Peter Hans, President, NC Community Colleges System

This conversation covers it all from affordability, attainment, and accountability to the shift in the cultural mindset about college and the role of the college system in economic development.Panelists: Neal Robbins, North State Journal and Ted Pitts, South Carolina Chamberhttps://youtu.be/P1HD_5wQpxk

NC Superintendent Johnson comments on annual School Performance report

NC Superintendent Johnson comments on annual School Performance report

Mark Johnson, North Carolina Superintendent of Public Instruction comments on the annual release of the school performance grades during a press conference at the State Education Building on Wednesday, September 5, 2018 in Raleigh, N.C. When we get to the the older ages of middle school and high school, we again one of my top […]

NC Governor Roy Cooper discusses ‘Workforce Development’

NC Governor Roy Cooper discusses Workforce Development

North Carolina Governor Roy Cooper discusses the importance of ‘Workforce Development’ in this interview on Carolina Business Review Chris William:“How do we need to think differently and what do you say about North Carolina when you are talking to these progressive forward looking companies?” Gov. Roy Cooper:“Well first it’s workforce and talent, that is the Number […]

‘Mayberry’ tourism industry video to help students find career possibilities.

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A new video shot here by an entrepreneur from Raleigh aims to help young adults learn about available job opportunities. Jim Babson recently produced a video featuring Mount Airy from the perspective of the employment opportunities the tourism industry provides. The video is part of the initial launch of the website that went live in […]

Website videos intended to answer career questions

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By day, Jim Babson can be found managing the Carolina Mini Storage facility on Wendell Boulevard. On the side, though, the three-year Wendell resident oversees a separate operation – a website housing informational videos for students, educators and adults alike, to utilize as career exploration resources. It’s a suitable venture for a man who has […]

Videos to Promote Lineman Program

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Nash Community College was the site of documentary filming Thursday as representatives from US Careers Online filmed the college’s lineman program in action. NCC has offered its Electric Line Construction Technology program for about 13 years, but the program has changed over the years as the demand for workers in the field has changed. “We […]