May 29, 2024

Bridging Business and Talent: PTRC Workforce Development Boards Connects Davie County Employers and Job Seekers

The Piedmont Triad Regional Council (PTRC) Workforce Development Board helps employers attract the best homegrown talent the region has to offer by providing them with access to employee training, connecting them with community colleges and other resources within the educational system, and helping to prepare students in K-12 with the skills needed to thrive in today’s ever-changing and evolving work environment. “Our goal is to connect good people with good jobs and good jobs with good people,” said Will Early,  business services lead for the PTRC Workforce Development Board. “At PTRC, we understand that each business is unique. That’s why […]
February 18, 2023

Community Foundation Seeks Chief Operating Officer

For 35 years, The Davie Community Foundation has improved the quality of life in Davie County by partnering with donors, funders, and other community collaborators to achieve high-impact philanthropy, supporting nonprofit organizations that address our community’s needs and opportunities, and convening people to learn, share ideas, and develop solutions for the future.  To prepare for continued growth and increased community impact and to create a plan of succession, the Foundation has begun the search for a  chief operating officer (COO).  “The Foundation is excited to have the ability to hire a COO to spend time with me before I retire,” […]
February 17, 2023

Amarr Recognized by N.C. Department of Labor

Amarr, one of the world’s leading brands in the design, manufacturing, and distribution of sectional doors for both residential and commercial markets, has been accepted into the Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program (SHARP) by the N.C. Department of Labor. The SHARP Program recognizes small and mid-size employers that have established, implemented, and maintained exceptional workplace safety standards. Out of over 200,000 businesses in North Carolina, only 171 are currently SHARP certified, and Amarr is the only facility recognized within Davie County. How Amarr Earned Acceptance Into the Elite SHARP Program “This certification is a pretty elite thing, and we […]
April 6, 2022

Local Businesses Reach 300+ Students at Davie Career Expo!

Davie County High School hosted its annual career expo at Davie High on April 5th to bring students together with local businesses. The goals of the expo were to: Help students connect with the various industries and careers available to them in Davie County. Identify future workforce needs in our community. Align educational programs offered at Davie High and Davidson-Davie Community College to meet the needs of our local businesses. Communicate employment needs and necessary credentials to students. “Our goal is to provide information on all options regarding education and career opportunities for the students of Davie County,” said Alyse […]
March 1, 2022

Looking for a Job? Davidson-Davie Community College to Host Spring Job Fairs

Looking for a job? Over 45 companies are ready to hire you at the Davidson-Davie Community College’s Job Fairs. Connect with employers from a wide variety of industries to learn more about available positions, preferred skills and training, hiring, and interview processes. Explore career options in healthcare, business, IT, education, manufacturing, and more. Bring your resume, your optimism, and your questions. Discover professional opportunities that can make your future successful and satisfying. Davidson Campus Job Fair March 24, 2022 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. 297 DCC Road, Thomasville, NC 27360 Phone: 336.249.8186 Davie Campus Job Fair April 7, 2022 10 […]
July 13, 2021

Multi-Employer Outdoor Hiring Event

The Davie County Chamber of Commerce and Davie Connect will host an outdoor hiring event on Friday, July 23, from 10 am – 1 pm in the Walmart parking lot in Mocksville. Job seekers can meet with local companies and may secure jobs on the day of the event. “Employers are looking for committed team members, and we want to help bridge the gap,” said Caroline Moser, president of the Davie County Chamber of Commerce. “Our goal is to showcase some of our Davie businesses and connect people to careers.” About the Davie County Chamber of Commerce For over 51 […]
March 15, 2021
New Job Just Ahead

Outdoor Job Fair Next Thursday

The Davie County Chamber of Commerce in partnership with the Davie County Economic Development Commission and Davie Connect will host an outdoor job fair in the Walmart parking lot from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m. on Thursday, March 25th.  Job seekers can meet with local businesses and may secure jobs on the day of the event. Companies present will include:  Dunlop Aircraft Tyres, Davie County School System, The Andersons, Avgol, Comfort Bilt, Brakebush Brothers, REEB, The Resource, Gildan, Ashley Furniture and Walmart just to name a few. “We keep the pulse on our membership and have personally experienced the business […]
March 3, 2021
Senior Community Service Employment Program

Senior Community Service Employment Program Update

DAVIE COUNTY, NC—If you are a mature adult who is 55 or older and seeking employment, this may be the opportunity for you. The Senior Community Service Employment Program (SCSEP) is designed to assist older workers with enhancing their employability skills and developing new ones to compete in today’s job market. The SCSEP offers: Training opportunities in non-profit and government agencies 20 weekly paid hours of employment training Opportunities to be placed in clerical, data entry, food service, maintenance, transportation, childcare, and other fields Training income based on the federal minimum wage rate of pay Assignments to government or non-profit […]
February 26, 2021
FabworX Chooses Mocksville for Its US Headquarters

FabworX Chooses Mocksville for Its US Headquarters

Have you ever wished to convert your vehicle into a comfortable place to sleep on the road? FabworX, a UK company opening its US headquarters in Mocksville in March, can help make that dream a reality.    For the past four years, the company’s 15 employees have manufactured a complete line of car/van seats that convert into beds at a 10,000 sq ft. facility in Chesterfield, UK. Its new facility at 195 Ken Dwiggins Drive will triple its production space.   Liam Mullen, FabworX founder/managing director, is now hiring skilled metal fabricators, assembly technicians, and skilled upholstery/machining/auto trimmer specialists and hopes to […]