Human Resources Taskforce

Recruitment and Retention

Connecting industries with the workforce is at the heart of the Carolinas Gateway Partnership.

At the request of industries in the Carolinas Gateway region, the Partnership created the Human Resources Taskforce in 2020 to combat recruitment and retention challenges. The Taskforce is designed to regularly bring together the human resources directors from area industries for collaborating, networking, and regional incentives.

The Taskforce brings together:

  • Pfizer
  • The Cheesecake Factory
  • Barnhill Contracting Company
  • Sara Lee Frozen Bakery
  • Hitachi Astemo
  • LS Cable & Systems
  • Cummins Inc.
  • Corning
  • Acme United Corporation

Additional partners around the table include city and state government officials, legislators, and educational leaders.



Build Your Workforce.

Recruiting, training, and developing workforce talent is critical to North Carolina’s economic growth. Building a workforce pipeline to fill current and future jobs requires the collaboration of multiple partners.

Within the Carolinas Gateway region, these organizations are already working together. 

“As industries, we are not just committed to interviewing graduates, but we are committed to hiring them. That is what makes us a real partnership,” said Charles Gilmore, hiring director at Sara Lee Frozen Bakery in Tarboro.

Watch this video to learn more about building your workforce in the Carolinas Gateway region.

your gateway to recuitment and retention.