North Carolina's many skilled workers, as well as the highly specialized pools of talent already here, give your company a competitive advantage. Our labor force is dependable, hardworking and more than that, they are happy. That’s because they have the types of careers and opportunities available to them that help them succeed. Making them more productive. In fact, North Carolina workers are 36% more productive than the average U.S. worker.
And productive, happy people create better businesses. They, along with a vast infrastructure and a collaborative, business-friendly environment, ensure that businesses here have what they need to make things happen. Universities, community colleges, military bases and other training programs coupled with a growing population provide a workforce with the skills that are in demand globally.
Skilled, productive workers and a friendly labor environment – A growing and diverse population that fuels a high-quality labor force for today’s advanced manufacturing and knowledge-based industries.
Comprehensive workforce development network – Customized recruiting, screening and training services and lifelong learning opportunities available through a coordinated network of agencies.
Siemens Energy: Workforce Training in North Carolina
Mark Pringle, director of operations for Siemens Energy in Charlotte, discusses North Carolina's workforce training programs. Pringle talks about energy-focused training programs and research and development at North Carolina universities and community colleges. "I believe what we are creating here in North Carolina is going to be a benchmark for the United States and maybe even the world," Pringle says.