Workshops This Week

Midlands SC Works

Understanding Your Credit 101

Monday, Sep. 16th, 2pm

201 Duffie Dr

Lexington, SC

Your credit means a lot. Did you know that some employers may be reviewing it when considering you for a job? Find out what your credit can mean for you by attending this workshop, provided by the Small Business Administration.

Careers in Transportation

Tuesday, Sep. 17th, 10am

700 Taylor St

Columbia, SC

CDL drivers are in demand! But did you know there are lots of other transportation career opportunities out there? Midlands Technical College will be on hand to talk with you about what fields are out there and how you can get started.

Intro to MS Office

Tuesday, Sep. 17th, 2pm

414 S Congress St

Winnsboro, SC

Microsoft Office is used on many jobs, and having knowledge and experience with its program can be a big plus when employers look at your skill! Get introduced to MS Office through this hands-on workshop with experts in the field from Training Concepts.

Who's Hiring in Manufacturing & How Do I Get Started?

Wednesday, Sep. 18th, 10am

201 duffie drive

Manufacturing opportunities are growing in South Carolina. In just the past couple of a weeks, a new employer has announced they're moving to the Midlands Workforce Region and others are continuing to grow! Find out where the jobs are and what you need to do to get started in this workshop with Midlands Technical College.

Careers in Welding

Wednesday, Sep. 18th, 10am

414 S Congress St

Winnsboro, SC

Where there are new businesses being built, you can just about bet that there will be welding used in their construction! Welding is a hot career field and workers are needed. Find out if this is the right type of career for you during this workshop from experts at ArcLabs.

Getting $$$ for School

Wednesday, Sep. 18th, 2pm

700 Taylor St

Columbia, SC

Considering going back to school but don't have the funds to pursue your dreams?! USC TRIO expert on financial benefits for school, Joe Rice, will be available to meet with you to discuss options and getting started.

Resume & Interviewing Clinic

Wednesday, Sep. 18th, 2:30pm

414 S Congress St

Winnsboro, SC

Next to completing an application, your resume is your first introduction to an employer! Put your best "ad" together by finding out what things employers are looking for on resumes. A certified Workforce Consultant from the WIA program will give you tips and insight that can make your resume stand out against the crowd.

Benefits of the Benefit Bank

Thursday, Sep. 19th, 10am

700 Taylor St

Columbia, SC

The Benefit Bank is your resource in finding out what types of community resources you may qualify. Let their representatives introduce you to the system and show you how to get started in finding the help you need!

Intermediate MS PowerPoint

Thursday, Sep. 19th, 2pm

201 Duffie Dr

Lexington, SC

Got some skills with Microsoft PowerPoint but want to take your abilities to the next level? Training Concepts will be helping you with this hands-on workshop, so you can make the most out of your presentations!

Finding A Job Using SC Works Online Services

Thursday, Sep. 19th, 2pm

700 Taylor St

Columbia, SC

SC Works Online Services (SCWOS) is your online portal to jobs and career opportunities in all sorts of fields! If you're using the system, but need a little guidance, SCDEW will be available to show you some tricks to smooth out your search.

Resume Clinic

Friday, Sep. 20th, 10am

201 Duffie Dr

Lexington, SC

Your resume is your ad. Make sure it's the best representation of you as much as you possibly can! SC Dept of Social Services will have details on what to consider when coming up with your best sales pitch!

Workshops provided at Midlands SC Works offices are FREE! Sign up online by visiting and clicking the "Sign Up Now" button, OR go directly to the online calendar sign up list. Calls/emails also accepted: 803-737-4471 or

Any changes to the workshop lineup will be announced at Midlands SC Works offices. If you plan to attend a workshop, it's strongly recommended that you register so that you may be notified if changes occur to the event(s) you plan to attend.


Typing Practice

If you need to brush up on your typing skills, get in some practice during the Typing Practice lab. This self-paced hands-on lab will be provided weekly on Fridays, 9a-12p, at all Midlands SC Works offices. No registration is required; seating provided on first-come basis throughout the scheduled times as space permits.


Wednesday, Sep. 18th, 9am-2pm

This is an online event.


Please register online for the screening you would like to attend. Registration slots are now available:

September 18 @ SC Works Columbia:

September 16, 2013

9a-3p at SC Works Columbia

Weiser Security

Job Order: 563248 Security Officer

September 17, 2013 (*rescheduled from Sept. 16)

9a-12p at SC Works Lexington

Rogers-Premier Loading Services, LLC

Job Order: 565404 UNLOADER/LOADER

September 13, 2013 AND September 27, 2013

9a-1p at SC Works Lexington

Remedy Staffing

Job Order: 565464 Production (box assembler/product packer)

For more information on upcoming events, visit

Midlands SC Works & Midlands Workforce Development Board

This newsletter is a publication of the Midlands Workforce Development Board. An equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. All voice telephone numbers may be reached using TTY/TDD equipment via the South Carolina Relay Service at 711.