Career & Professional Development
Professional Membership Creates Opportunities
Unlock your full potential and enhance your career through professional development with us. We offer a wide range of career and professional development opportunities tailored to the unique needs of LGBT+ professionals and entrepreneurs across the Carolinas.
Our programs and resources include:
- Networking Events: Connect with professional and business-minded individuals, expand your professional network, and foster valuable relationships within the LGBT+ business community.
- Workshops and Seminars: Gain knowledge and skills through informative workshops and seminars on topics such as leadership development, financial management, marketing strategies, and more.
- Educational Resources: Access a wealth of educational materials, online courses, and industry insights to stay up-to-date with the latest trends and advancements in your field.
- Job Board: Explore job postings and career opportunities from LGBT+ friendly employers who value diversity and inclusion in the workplace.
- Business Development: Receive guidance and support in starting or growing your own LGBT+ owned business, including access to funding opportunities, business planning resources, and expert advice.
At CLGBTCC, we are committed to empowering LGBT+ professionals and entrepreneurs to reach their full potential. Join us and take your career to new heights in a supportive and inclusive community.
ResouceCONNECT (ERG/BRG & Affinity Group) Programming
ResourceCONNECT was created to support employee groups (ERG/BRG/Affinity) drawn together by common interests, shared characteristics or life experiences. We focus on encouraging an exchange of ideas, promoting a greater sense of belonging and enhancing the career and personal development of employees in the workplace within their respective companies.
Through ResourceCONNECT, we hope to:
- Engage groups through intersectionality at all levels, advancing the goals and mission of CLGBTCC and those of our corporate partners
- Enhance CLGBTCC’s commitment to the personal and professional development of corporate employees that engage with our community
- Encourage collaboration and appreciation for our intersectionality through discussion and programming
- Foster an inclusive and equitable community that values the richness of all individuals and perspectives
- Support each corporate partner’s desire to enhance their workforce’s experience
This network engages different generations, backgrounds, ethnicities, and perspectives across all disciplines because the employees. will be the catalyst to engage our entire community.
We are focused on the following goals:
- Consultation: Assist corporations that have not yet created a group within their company by providing tools and guidance for a successful program
- Talent Development and Retention: Build a more diverse talent base by providing a job board for corporate and non-profit partners and offering matchmaking opportunities
- Engagement: Foster a sense of belonging and involvement within corporations to cultivate an increased awareness and sensitivity to differences through programming and education
Outreach: Identify and participate in positive, impactful ways that will make a difference in the business sector and community