The availability of a well-trained, dependable labor force has been a major factor in the success of the High Point business community.
High Point's central location within North Carolina's Piedmont Triad region coupled with an excellent highway system and region-wide Piedmont Authority for Regional Transportation (PART) bus service makes it possible for workers to commute throughout the region with relative ease.
Division of Employment Security
The Division of Employment Security (DES) is a part of the North Carolina Department of Commerce and is the largest referral of qualified labor. The DES has local, regional and national database access to professionals, clerical workers, skilled artisans and technicians, laborers, and graduates seeking a career.
"It’s labor quality we need. We look at cost, and we have to have
availability. But we are looking first and foremost at labor quality …
we were comfortable with labor in High Point right out of the gate." -
David Rush, Ralph Lauren Corporation
Services The DES offers job placement and referral services in addition to professional interviews based on the specific requirements listed by an employer.