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State Employees Seeing Pay Increases

Thursday, June 9, 2016

 We’re now shifting away from across-the-board pay increases to a more strategic, market-driven approach that considers turnover rates, staffing priorities and other factors to determine the salaries needed to recruit and retain competent employees. Read more on this op-ed in the News & Observer.

North Carolina Encourages Hiring Veterans

Wednesday, April 20, 2016

Department of Military and Veterans Affairs Secretary Cornell Wilson, Department of Public Safety Secretary Frank L. Perry and State HR Director Neal Alexander also attended the event. Read more by clicking here.

Hiring Veterans a Top Priority for North Carolina

Sunday, April 3, 2016

“Supporting veterans in their return to civilian life is important to us,” said Neal Alexander, the state's human resources director. “As they leave the military, we want to make sure they put their talents to use right here in our state.”

Fort Bragg Hiring Event Connects North Carolina Veterans to Jobs

Friday, April 1, 2016

“Military troops and veterans are a great asset to the State,” said Neal Alexander, Director of the Office of State Human Resources (OSHR). “They have the skill-sets, experience and discipline needed to excel at these positions and many others.”

North Carolina’s Veteran Unemployment Rate Drops to 3.1 Percent

Thursday, March 31, 2016

“Employers are recognizing the valuable skill-sets and expertise veterans have to offer,” said Neal Alexander, Director of the Office of State Human Resources. “Transitioning military personnel have the knowledge, skills, and abilities that employers are looking for… including state government!”

NC Steps Up Hiring for Critical Positions

Wednesday, March 23, 2016

“We have shortages in many positions, such as nurses and correctional officers,” said Neal Alexander, Director of the Office of State Human Resources (OSHR). “By conducting interviews onsite and making conditional offers, we’re expediting the hiring process to fill much-needed vacancies.”

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