Excellence is one of the top principles we hold our employees to at Mecklenburg County. Recently, we started a new way to show that: MeckACTs. Achieving results, Cultivating relationships and people and Transforming through innovation and change. The program helps us choose, develop, evaluate and recognize our team members across the County. Our first MeckACTs award winners show this excellence in action. Hear it from the people who nominated them. And the winners are…Continue Reading
Author: Tammy Thompson
Small businesses often struggle for the resources and support they need. This is especially true when starting up or when it’s time to grow. Business owners rarely have the skills needed for their special service or product AND the skills needed to run a successful business.
You probably know the Mecklenburg County Office of Economic Development helps large businesses come to our area. Fortunately for you, they also help smaller businesses at every stage of growth.Continue Reading
Hurricane season is right around the corner and although we may not get the same destructive winds and damage to property seen at the coast, the Piedmont area has experienced its share of high winds and flooding from hurricanes and tropical storms. Creating a plan and knowing what resources are available are your best bet for staying safe. Fortunately, we have the information you need to get ready.Continue Reading
Mecklenburg County is booming with economic development and growth. It’s the place employers and employees want to be. Almost like clockwork now, you hear about companies relocating to the area. But did you know most companies announcing new jobs and expansions are already here and operating in Mecklenburg County? In fact, nearly 80% of all job growth in a community comes from existing industries.Continue Reading
There are a lot of great job opportunities available these days. With the right skills and background, you can have your pick of jobs in any number of fields. If public service is on your list, you should consider a career in government. Mecklenburg County has rewarding job opportunities available right now. Here are a few tips to help in your search for the perfect job with Mecklenburg County.Continue Reading
It’s that time of the year again… Independence Day, July 4th… and who doesn’t love a good fireworks show?
But if you can’t make it to one of the many professional shows in the area or don’t feel safe in crowds just yet, there are still some options.Continue Reading
There’s an important resource in our community that a lot of people are missing out on. If you’re 60 years or older you could be getting free, healthy, prepared meals through Mecklenburg County’s Senior Citizens Nutrition Program. More than 2500 residents participate in the program now, but many more are eligible. Think you or someone you know may qualify? Here’s what you need to know:Continue Reading
Teleworking during the COVID-19 Stay at Home Order can be challenging. You need to stay on task to meet deadlines, but at the same time, you’re juggling childcare, shifting household responsibilities and managing your health during this trying time.Continue Reading