SC Works Center in Beaufort holding open house

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Event allows workforce partners to provide opportunities for job seekers, employers beyond traditional job fair

From staff reports 

The Beaufort SC Works Center, in partnership with S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce is hosting an open house from 4 to 7 p.m., Thursday, Sept. 16, at 164 Castle Rock Rd in Beaufort. 

This event will allow the community to learn about the resources available through the SC Works system. The open house will provide job seekers, community members and employers an opportunity to come together in one location and features SC Works partners who provide these important and free services to the community. 

Individuals are invited to come meet partner agencies and learn about their services. Examples include: 

Training provided free through the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act; 

Adult Education – GED classes; 

Commission for the blind; 

Department of Social Services; 

Vocational rehabilitation; 

Economic Opportunity Commission (EOC); 

Employment staffing services; 

On-site interviews with participating employers; 

Reemployment workshops and personalized appointments offered through SC Works; 

Skills assessments; 

Assistance creating an account, loading your employment information, and looking for a job in the SC Works Online System (SCWOS) and more. 

While employers will not be hiring onsite, some job interview opportunities will be available. Job seekers are encouraged to bring a resume and dress professionally.