GREENSBORO, N.C. — If your work has been impacted by coronavirus, there may be a solution.
Career Center of the Carolinas is hosting free employment and informational calls for those impacted by the pandemic.
The calls will start this Tuesday, March 24, from 2:30 p.m. to 3:30 p.m., for those in need of employment. Local employers that have immediate needs will be on the call sharing information about their openings and how to apply. Workforce, Healthcare, and Legal Professionals will answer questions on how to file for unemployment benefits, how to stay safe at work, and understanding the Families First Coronavirus Response Act.
"Employers are still hiring, don't give up hope, there’s still hope. Please go on Indeed. I always even say to my team, don't listen to the hearsay, definitely go out there and continue to look online," Kim Harris, CEO of Career Centers of the Carolinas, said.
Career Center of the Carolinas says it hopes to provide resources for people who lost their jobs. The featured jobs will be work-from-home, temp, and full-time opportunities.
"We're committed to work as hard as we can during this and after this for the community," Harris said.
Those affected may call 877-530-9937, Pin# 11718. Space is limited to 100 participants. Visit the Career Center of the Carolinas website for more information or email email@example.com.
WFMY reached out to the North Carolina Department of Commerce. They said from March 16 through March 23, DES processed 122,242 claims of unemployment. Approximately 87% were COVID-19 related.