“The Nashville Career Advancement Center is a key component of the job search and development market for people of any age living in the area. The Center provides services for Wilson, Rutherford, Trousdale and Davidson counties for both employers and job seekers alike. The goals of the Nashville Career Advancement Center include promoting employment opportunities, helping businesses to become self-sufficient, and providing coordination of workforce services including training to employees and employers.
The Nashville Career Advancement Center is overseen by the Tennessee Department of Labor and Workforce Development and is part of a series or set of Career Centers established across the state. These centers are designed and developed based on identified needs of employers throughout the state to help to match people seeking employment with businesses that are in need of skilled and trained employees.
Job seekers within the counties served by the Nashville Career Advancement Center can go to the center for a variety of services. They can also use online job searches to help to find jobs that they have the training and qualifications for. The Nashville Career Advancement Center offers a variety of speakers that are experts in their field that give presentations on such topics as interview success, preparing a resume, tools to use in job searches and how to distinguish yourself from other job seekers. Emphasis is placed on helping all types of workers and professionals to either seek different employment, advance their careers, or even make a career change.
In addition the Nashville Career Advancement Center online service also offers a variety of search engines and specific links that will take job seekers directly to areas that jobs are posted. Various training programs for adult learners, veterans, immigrant and new workers as well as students just entering the workforce are all available.
Employers using the Nashville Career Advancement Center also have access both online, by phone and in person to many services the center offers. Employers and businesses are able to post advertisements for job vacancies, given opportunities to present at career fair and recruiting events as well as learn about special programs for businesses working with the Nashville Career Advancement Center or other government programs.
Businesses also have the opportunity to participate in research programs and pilot projects to improve the services of the Career Advancement Centers both in the Nashville area as well as state wide. Trainings for employers on how to interview, participating in a job fair, how to post internet information about jobs and how to work with the centers are also provided throughout the areas served by the Nashville Career Advancement Center.”