Oconee County Hiring Event – 5/19/16

Friday, May 13th, 2016

Works WorkLink will hold our quarterly Multi-Employer Hiring Event on Thursday, May 19, 2016.  The event will be held at the Shaver Recreation Center in Seneca (698 W. South 4th St., Seneca) from 4:00pm – 7:00pm. Employers participating include:  Home Instead Senior Care, BorgWarner, Jtekt/Koyo, Volt Workforce Solutions (Schneider Electric), School District of Oconee County,… Read more »

SC Manufacturing Certification Informational Session

Friday, April 29th, 2016

In partnership with Tri County Technical College’s Corporate & Community Education Division and Oconee County Dept. of Social Services Office, an informational session will be held on Tuesday, May 3rd from 10 – 11am at the Oconee County DSS Office in Walhalla. Scholarship funding is available to pay 100% of the cost associated with the… Read more »

2016 Job Fair

Friday, January 1st, 2016

The SC Works-WorkLink Workforce Development Board will host its annual Job Fair on Thursday, March 17, 2016, from 9 a.m. to 12 p.m. at the Tri-County Technical College Student Center located at 7900 Hwy 76, Pendleton, SC. The event is open to the public without charge, and job seekers will be able to meet with… Read more »

Success Story – Jessica Lee

Saturday, February 7th, 2015

Jessi was enrolled into the Palmetto Youth Connections Program in November of 2013. She attended homeschool until she completed the eleventh grade. She decided to complete high school by taking the GED exam. So she started taking classes at Pickens County Adult Learning Center in October 2013. While she attended GED classes, PYC assisted her… Read more »

Employer Spotlight – PCCTC

Friday, February 6th, 2015

The Pickens County Career & Technology Center is developing a partnership with SC Works to help students create resumes and improve interviewing skills. PCCTC Electricity Instructor Brian Stewart stated, “this has been a valuable experience for my students. They were coached one on one on how to improve their resume development and given feedback on… Read more »

Employer Spotlight – Sharpe Manufacturing

Thursday, January 1st, 2015

Sharpe Manufacturing, Inc. (SMI) has been utilizing the On-the-Job Training Program (OJT), through SC Works, since March of 2011. “The OJT Program has enabled SMI to expedite the hiring process in some situations”, stated Jeff Sharpe, President of SMI. “This has allowed for additional hiring for SMI and increased employment opportunities for individuals in the… Read more »

Success Story – Mr. Cobb

Thursday, January 1st, 2015

Mr. Cobb attended an SC Works Orientation on September 11, 2013 after speaking with the Lead Career Coach about the WIA program. He had been unemployed since 1999 due to battling cancer, of which he has had a full recovery. Mr. Cobb was certified, enrolled and obtained a Silver certificate after taking the WorkKeys assessment… Read more »