Category: Talent & Workforce

Winston-Salem Ranked One of the Best Places to Live

 Livability’s Annual List Identifies the Best Small & Mid-Sized Communities  Winston-Salem has been identified as one of the top 100 Best Places to Live, according to Livability. This is the second consecutive year that Winston-Salem appears on the list.  The ranking by Livability.com recognizes the best small and mid-sized communities across the U.S. based on… Read More »

Forsyth Works Brings Workforce Resources to Employers and Job Seekers

We are excited to announce Forsyth Works – an online platform where job seekers and employers can access workforce information from a variety of sources all in one unified resource: www.ForsythWorksNC.com. This workforce hub is launching in Forsyth County through a collaborative effort by Greater Winston-Salem, Inc., Forsyth Technical Community College, Goodwill Industries of Northwest… Read More »

ForsythRides to Offer Job-Related Rides for Free

The new ForsythRides program will provide no-cost rides to Forsyth residents for employment related travel.  The program provides transportation to work, skills training, job fairs, interviews, GED classes, and taking children to childcare for working parents. Rides must originate in Forsyth County and be employment-related. Residents can apply for a ride at www.ForsythRides.com or by… Read More »

WS/FCS Recognized for Significant Post-Pandemic Gains

Winston-Salem/Forsyth County Schools is included in a new study on how school districts across the country are recovering from the pandemic and is among those showing significant gains since 2020. Researchers from Harvard and Stanford Universities released the national data set and overall, WS/FCS was among the fastest recovering districts and among the best in… Read More »

NSF to Invest up to $160 Million in Regional Regenerative Medicine Research

The Piedmont Triad Regenerative Medicine Engine, based in Winston-Salem, is a recipient of the first-ever US. National Science Foundation Regional Innovation Engine (NSF Engines) awards in partnership with educational institutions and other organizations across the region. Led by Wake Forest Institute for Regenerative Medicine (WFIRM), the regional innovation engine team includes Forsyth Technical Community College (FTCC), North Carolina Agricultural… Read More »

Greater Winston-Salem, Inc. Receives Grant to Support Equitable Credential Attainment

Greater Winston-Salem, Inc. is one of nine organizations selected by the Association of Chamber of Commerce Executives (ACCE) to receive funding to increase the number of learners from traditionally marginalized populations who earn an industry-relevant credential or degree. The Equitable Credential Attainment program brings together chambers of commerce, community colleges, and community organizations to collaborate… Read More »

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