Job seekers and employers in North Carolina will soon have a cutting-edge tool at their disposal to assist them in finding suitable jobs, locating training opportunities, identifying skilled candidates and assessing the local labor market. NCWorks, developed with Version 12.1 of Geographic Solutions’ Virtual OneStop®, will provide universal access to online services for individuals seeking jobs and employers seeking employees. All of the services provided on the site will be available at no charge to jobseekers and employers. NCWorks Virtual OneStop is an intelligent technology software solution that effectively captures,tracks, and reports labor information on a variety of workforce programs and services. This leading-edge software will be a highly-effective integrated workforce system for staff, and an efficient data compliance and federal reporting system for North Carolina workforce administration, as well as a robust online workforce system for employers and jobseekers. In addition to jobs posted directly by employers, Virtual OneStop® will provide jobseekers the ability to search for available jobs aggregated daily from company and government websites, newspaper postings and corporate job boards. Job seekers will also be able to search for online and statewide classroom training. Jobseekers can develop resumes and cover letters and then submit them directly to the employer online. Employers can easily post jobs at no cost, as well as search for talent and rank the candidates according to best fit using the automated system. Employers will also have access to recent training graduates and labor market information. This gives them a competitive advantage in knowing whether or not their wage and benefit offerings are comparable. Version 12.1 will provide staff with the most cutting-edge job matching and referral system. All services provided to employers or job seekers, whether self-service or staff-assisted, will be accounted for and used to improve agency performance and regional economic growth initiatives. One-stop Case Managers can also enter and track individuals’ employment plans, training attendance, and WIA case management. Version 12.1 also brings a plethora of new staff productivity tools, which will allow for an increase in services provided to jobseekers and employers. Geographic Solutions is the nation’s leading provider of software solutions for workforce development, employment and training. The Company has developed state-of-the-art systems for employment and workforce development agencies for more than 30 states. Our software is now available to over 75% of the job seekers and employers in the country. For more information, visit www.geographicsolutions.com or call 727-786-7955.For more information on the North Carolina Virtual OneStop system, email Deane Toler at DToler@GeoSoLinc.com .