Welcome Adam Sides to the HKY4Vets team

We are delighted to welcome Adam Sides as a valuable addition to our HKY4Vets team, where he will contribute to our community, as our new Director of Operations. Sides joins us through the Department of Defense (DoD) SkillBridge program.  Sides has over 24 years of experience in strategic operations and team building and brings a wealth of […]

Now Open: 2024 Catawba County Wages & Benefits Survey

The 2024 Catawba County Wages & Benefits Survey is now open. Access the survey now through Friday, May 24. This survey is your opportunity to gain insights into local, timely wage and benefits trends, crucial for attracting and retaining top talent. The survey is open to ALL businesses in Catawba County, regardless of business size […]

Xplore64 Launch-Explore the World of Future Career Opportunities in Catawba County

Our Unifour is full of curious career-seekers, but many prospective employees are unaware of the vast number of opportunities available to them in Catawba County. That’s why K-64 has been working with leaders in business, education, and government to create Xplore64, an online platform that enables Catawba employers to easily connect with local talent.  Xplore64 […]

HKY4Vets Roadmap for 2024-A Look at the Year Ahead

Looking back at our achievements, HKY4Vets recognizes the importance of the past as a guide for growth and improvement. We honor our history while actively forging a future where our initiatives continue to evolve. Our plan for the year ahead is robust and has our team excited for 2024! Below is a quick overview of […]

Welcome Niels Larsen to the HKY4Vets team

As Larsen retires from a distinguished 20 year career on active duty, he embarks on a new journey with our HKY4Vets team, bringing a wealth of experience and an unwavering dedication to the Hickory Metro region. His sense of duty, coupled with his leadership qualities and commitment to our values, will undoubtedly fuel the growth […]

Tapping into Talent Symposium Recap

Yesterday, we held our 2023 Tapping into Talent Symposium at Lenoir-Rhyne University, co-hosted by the Catawba County Economic Development Corporation. Over 125+ human resources professionals descended upon Belk Centrum to dive into topics surrounding the future of human resources and to learn about proven best practices, all while connecting with fellow professionals in our region.  […]

Speaker Announcement for 2023 Tapping into Talent Symposium

The Chamber of Catawba County announces our Keynote Speakers, Ashley Brooks & Marisa Wheeling Ciesluk. Brooks serves as the Vice President of Workplace Strategies of HTI, a leading human resource consulting and recruiting firm. Brooks will open our Symposium with a Session on Workplace Culture & Employee Engagement.  Ciesluk is the CEO + Founder of […]

Tapping into Talent Symposium Registration Now Open!

Make plans to join us on August 15th for this premier event tailored exclusively for human resource professionals and senior level leadership in this region.  -Discover the future of human resources and unlock your organization’s potential through thought-provoking content and best practices in recruiting, retaining, and developing top talent.-Immerse yourself in an environment with your […]

Hickory Metro Career & Internship Fair this March

Employers, you’re invited to a unique talent recruitment event. Register by January 25 and join over 20+ diverse employers in our region. Connect your company with soon to be college graduates looking for a first career opportunity or students seeking an internship to gain some real world experience. This event will also include marketing outreach […]