The Career & Talent Development (CTD) program is student-centered and focuses on the creation of developmental activities geared towards:

  • the acquisition of work related family self-sufficiency skills
  • the establishment of a variety of options for upgrading employment related skills
  • the development of outreach
  • instructional and case management strategies to help students reach their goals

CTD directs attention away from hardships and looks for opportunities. Participants are taught to focus on healthy perceptions, optimism, creative choices, and positive expectations.

Some CTD classes currently offered are:

  • Employability Success Lab- in two locations
  • Money Smart
  • Computer Skills for the Workplace
  • Career Exploration
  • Wellness for Career Success
  • Survival Skills for Women
  • Survival Skills for Men
  • Employability Skills

Contact Information

Career & Talent Development

Opportunities in Wilkes, Ashe, and Alleghany

Alleghany NCWorks Career Center
WCC Alleghany Center
115 Atwood Street
Sparta, NC 28675

Workforce services are available at the center, please call 336-372-9675.

Contact Curt Miller, WCC CTD Director, at 336-838-6230 for assistance through CTD.

Ashe NCWorks Career Center
(Inside Ashe Family Central)
626 Ashe Central School Road
Jefferson NC 28640

Mondays, Tuesdays, and Wednesdays: 8:30 a.m. -1 p.m.; 2 p.m.-4:30 p.m.

Renay Billings, HRD Instructor
336-982-5627 ext. 258
rhbillings653@wilkescc.edu

 Visit the Ashe NCWorks Career Center for help with: (bulleted list)

  • NCWorks.gov (job search and how to upload your resume)
  • KeyTrain assessments
  • resumes
  • job applications
  • job search
  • cover letters
  • interviewing
  • basic computer skills
  • interest profilers (NCWorks, CFNC, or O'Net)
  • career planning
  • email
  • keyboarding, and more
Wilkes NCWorks Career Center
103 Call Street Extension
Wilkesboro, NC 28697

Mondays/Tuesdays, 8 a.m.-12 p.m. and 12:30 p.m.-5 p.m.; Thursdays, 8 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Jamie McGlamery, HRD Instructor
336-838-5164 ext. 2020
jbmcglamery652@wilkescc.edu

Visit the Wilkes NCWorks Career Center for help with:

  • NCWorks.gov (job search and how to upload your resume)
  • KeyTrain assessments
  • resumes
  • job applications
  • job search
  • cover letters
  • interviewing
  • basic computer skills
  • interest profilers (NCWorks, CFNC, or O'Net)
  • career planning
  • email
  • keyboarding, and more
The Healthcare Career Readiness class has been incorporated into the Certified Nursing Assistant and Phlebotomy trainings in Alleghany, Ashe, and Wilkes.  The course is designed to create a greater awareness of the healthcare industry, improve the student’s performance in the class, and assist with obtaining employment in their chosen field of study after successfully completing the training.
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