Human Resources Development (HRD) - Wayne Community College | Goldsboro, NC `

Human Resources Development (HRD)

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HRD Mission:

The mission of the Human Resources Development Program is to provide employability skills training and career development courses for adults who are trying to find employment, transitioning back into the workforce, or working to redefine their professional vocation in today’s global market. Courses are taught to equip individuals with the knowledge, values, and practical skills essential to applying, keeping and advancing in their careers.

HRD Program Goals

  • Upgrade job skills
  • Enhance and develop educational skills
  • Increase economic self sustainability
  • Train the workforce for jobs and the changing workplace
  • Assist participants in obtaining meaningful employment and training opportunities

Who Should Enroll?

  • Individuals in transition
  • Dislocated workers
  • Unemployed workers
  • Unemployment insurance claimants
  • WIA eligible
  • Anyone interested in self-improvement

Fee Waiver Eligibility

  • Unemployed
  • Received notification of a pending layoff
  • Working and eligible for Federal Earned Income Tax (FEIT) credit
  • Working and earning wages at or below 200% of federal poverty guidelines


HRD Core Services


  • Instruction and training
  • Assessments
  • Career counseling
  • Job search assistance
  • Resume preparation
  • Links to supportive services

Employers and Agencies

  • Skills training, resume writing, interviewing, and applications
  • Pre-hire assessments
  • Pre-and post-employment training services
  • Pool of applicants for hire

Popular Courses Offered

  • Get Hired!
  • Working Smart
  • HRD NCRC Success Course
  • Direct Care Basics
  • Phase 1: Human Services Exploration – DSS
  • More Money…Fewer Worries
  • Interview & Resume: Keys to Success
  • Thrive: Workplace Skills for the Next Level
  • The W.E.L.L. (WCC Employment Learning Lab)
    (For more information or to schedule an appointment, call 919-739-6900.)

For information on class start dates, call (919) 739-6900 or view the Course Schedule.

For information on how to register, visit the registration page.


Monthly W.E.L.L. Workshops

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For more information, call (919) 739-6900.