Workshops This Week

Midlands SC Works

Creating a SCWOS User Account

Monday, Sep. 9th, 1pm

201 Duffie Dr

Lexington, SC

Searching for a career? Start with SC Works! This workshop is provided by an SCDEW expert who knows the ins and outs of using the SC Works website. Step 1 - create your account!

Careers in Transportation

Monday, Sep. 9th, 2pm

201 Duffie Dr

Lexington, 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.


Benefits of the Benefit Bank

Tuesday, Sep. 10th, 10am

414 S Congress St

Winnsboro, 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!

Dealing with Debt

Tuesday, Sep. 10th, 10am

700 Taylor St

Columbia, SC

Debt not only hurts our wallets, but it can affect our employability! Get your debt under control by learning tactics on dealing with it and how to set yourself up for a prosperous future!

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

Tuesday, Sep. 10th, 2pm

700 Taylor St

Columbia, SC

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.

Expungement & Pardon Clinic

Wednesday, Sep. 11th, 10am

700 Taylor St

Columbia, SC

Have a blemish on your record that's keeping you from getting your dream job? Find out how you can try to get it removed by attending this workshop with Richland County's Fifth Circuit Solicitor's Office.


Careers in Welding

Wednesday, Sep. 11th, 10am

201 Duffie Dr

Lexington, 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.


Resume & Interviewing Clinic

Wednesday, Sep. 11th, 1pm

700 Taylor St

Columbia, 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. Blue Cross Blue Shield will give you tips and insight that can make your resume stand out against the crowd.


Dealing with Debt

Wednesday, Sep. 11th, 2pm

414 S Congress St

Winnsboro, SC

Debt not only hurts our wallets, but it can affect our employability! Get your debt under control by learning tactics on dealing with it and how to set yourself up for a prosperous future!


Completing Background Wizard in SCWOS

Wednesday, Sep. 11th, 3pm

201 Duffie Dr

Lexington, SC

Make your job search easier by using the Background Wizard in the SC Works website. This workshop with an expert representative from SCDEW will help guide you through the set up process!


Skills You Need to Be Job Ready

Thursday, Sep. 12th, 10am

414 S Congress St

Winnsboro, SC

So, you've found the career you want... now what?! Applying for and getting a job is one thing, but you need the skills to be successful! The SC Dept. of Social Services will be on hand to help educate you on some of the skills you need to be ready for work!


Tips for Job Searching in 2013

Thursday, Sep. 12th, 10am

700 Taylor St

Columbia, SC

The job market is an ever-evolving animal. Learn what opportunities are out there for you and how to find them in this workshop provided by SCDEW.


Dealing with Debt

Thursday, Sep. 12th, 10am

201 Duffie Dr

Lexington, SC

Debt not only hurts our wallets, but it can affect our employability! Get your debt under control by learning tactics on dealing with it and how to set yourself up for a prosperous future!


Using Formulas in MS Excel

Thursday, Sep. 12th, 2pm

700 Taylor St

Columbia, SC

Trying to calculate expenses or track growth? Microsoft Excel can help you out! The experts at Training Concepts have MS Excel tricks to share with you to make the program work in your favor.


Interviewing Skills

Friday, Sep. 13th, 10am

201 Duffie Dr

Lexington, SC

Sweaty palms? Cluttered brain? Nervous stutter? Are these things you experience when you go to an interview?! The best cure is practice...and to get tips from the experts! SCDEW has information that can help you overcome even your most uncomfortable interview situation.


Workshops provided at Midlands SC Works offices are FREE! Sign up online by visiting www.midlandsworks.org/calendar 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 cpowell@midlandsworks.org


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.

*SPECIAL OPPORTUNITIES*

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.

FREE VISION SCREENING EVENTS Coming Soon

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: http://www.signupgenius.com/go/9040F4FA8AA2BA20-free5

September 16, 2013

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 www.midlandsworks.org/jobseeker

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.