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COVID-19 Resources

Research Triangle Region COVID-19 Response
The COVID-19 crisis has had a direct impact on our daily lives and jobs. If you or someone you know is looking for a job or an employment resource, Work in the Triangle is a good place to start. Below you’ll find resources to help you find a job, navigate unemployment, and news regarding employment in the Research Triangle region. 

We’re here to help! Connect with us on Twitter by tagging us or sending a DM to @WorkTriangleNC or find us on LinkedIn.  

You can also read our new blog series focusing on employment and talent resources during COVID-19 on our Raleigh Wake website. This series will feature insight from industry partners on navigating our new virtual market.

Unemployment Resources
Individuals can file for unemployment benefits through the NC Division of Employment Security. 
The fastest and most efficient way to is online, see here. 

NCWorks Career Centers remains dedicated to providing employment services to Wake County residents. Even though social distancing is being practiced preventing the spread of the COVID-19, individuals experiencing job loss, unemployment, or those looking for education and training resources can do so without visiting a career center in person.

Through, individuals can: 

  • Chat with a team member online or by phone at 919.715.0111
  • Find job seeker services
  • See what job programs you may qualify for
  • Find step-by-step instructions for using NCWorks Online 

Returning to Work Resources
To ensure we are ready to navigate what’s next, it’s vital that we reactivate our spaces to balance health, safety, and financial implications. And that we continue to respect each other’s well-being. Preparedness, agility, and resilience will be key.

JLL has provided a guidebook with information on how to re-enter the workforce post-COVID-19. To download their guidebook, visit their website here.

Work in the Triangle 
Work In The Triangle hosts a weekly virtual career fair on Twitter @WorkTriangleNC. The purpose is to be another resource in your hiring efforts. Our career fair receives an average of 500,000 impressions weekly and we have over 10,000 followers on Twitter. Due to the COVID-19 crisis, we will be posting jobs 24/7 to help share open positions across all industries. Search @WorkTriangleNC or #TriangleTuesdays 

Staffing Firms 
Below are several well-known staffing firms in the Research Triangle region. Each firm can help offer assistance in employment or job searching resources. 
Greene Resources 
The Nautical Group
Accuro Group
Accentuate Staffing
Frankel Staffing Partners
Manpower Group 

Job Openings 
Looking for a job? Looking to hire? Work In The Triangle serves Employers and Employees. Promote your open jobs and apply for positions in the Research Triangle region today. 

Essential Businesses Hiring During COVID-19 
Below you’ll find local and national businesses hiring to help fill critical positions during COVID-19. 

Advance Auto Parts, Inc.
Bank of America
Blue Cross Blue Shield of North Carolina
CVS Pharmacy
Dollar General
Duke Health 
Family Dollar
Food Lion
Home Depot
Kentucky Fried Chicken 
Lowes, Inc.
O’Reilly Auto Parts
Papa Johns
Pizza Hut
Taco Bell
Trader Joes
UNC REX Healthcare
WakeMed Health & Hospitals
Wells Fargo
Whole Foods Market

Local Support Resources

General Job and Employment Resources

Colleges and Universities