Finding Employment in 2021: What will it look like?

Finding Employment in 2021: What will it look like?

January 19, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. – As we move forward in 2021, we are hoping for some sense of “normal” to return to our lives, but some changes from the pandemic will remain in today’s work environment.  Here are four things that will remain with us in our new n...

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SC DEW begins paying $300 pandemic unemployment assistance as part of Unemployed Workers Act

SC DEW begins paying $300 pandemic unemployment assistance as part of Unemployed Workers Act

January 11, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Starting with claim week ending January 2, 2021, claimants who are eligible to receive at least $1 of an unemployment program will also receive an additional $300 on top of their weekly benefit amount. This supplemental Federa...

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SC Works Trident offering virtual workshops for job seekers in January

SC Works Trident offering virtual workshops for job seekers in January

January 7, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. - SC Works Trident  provides job seekers with employment support in a variety of ways from job searching to application assistance to on-the-job training and education.  SC Works Trident  will continue to offer Virtual Employme...

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Year end review of CCPL career and education online resources

Year end review of CCPL career and education online resources

December 30, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Are you still actively searching for a job? Trying to hone those interview skills? Are you updating your resume and need some tips? Changing careers? Maybe looking for a seasonal employment opportunity?  If it is the latter, be ...

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On Interviewing: What to say when you are asked,

On Interviewing: What to say when you are asked, 'Do you have any questions for us?'

December 23, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. – More than likely this has happened to you in an interview situation: You get to the end of the interview, you breathe a sigh of relief that you made it through learning the particulars of the job and answering a slate of questio...

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Body Talk: Nonverbal communication conveyed in the interview

Body Talk: Nonverbal communication conveyed in the interview

December 16, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. – The way you present yourself in the interview is just as important as what you say in a job interview. Do you want to speak volumes about yourself to a hiring manager without saying a word? 

Self-awareness can help you refra...

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Grow with Google trains small businesses for success

Grow with Google trains small businesses for success

December 9, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. – An initiative from Google called Grow with Google provides free online training for small businesses. Business owners can learn how to become more visible online, sell their products online, and reach more customers. In additi...

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 SC Works offers job seekers virtual employment skills workshops in December

SC Works offers job seekers virtual employment skills workshops in December

December 4, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. – SC Works will offer a series of Virtual Employment Skills Workshops in December 2020.  The workshops are free and open to all job seekers.  Participants must register in advance. Click on the workshop title below to access the l...

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Finding and using massive open online courses to learn new skills on the cheap

Finding and using massive open online courses to learn new skills on the cheap

November 25, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Are you looking for a way to learn new skills without worrying about paying college tuition prices? Massive Open Online Courses (MOOC) may be your solution. Massive Open Online Courses are online courses that anyone can take for...

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Tips for creating a stand out cover letter

Tips for creating a stand out cover letter

November 18, 2020

CHARLESTON, S.C - When applying for most jobs, you must include a cover letter with your application materials.  A cover letter provides the prospective employer detailed information about why you are qualified for the job to which you are applyin...

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