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SC Works
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SC Works

Employer Services

Employers will find a vast array of resources when they visit their local SC Works site. Center operating hours are 8:30 am-5:00 pm, Monday-Friday. Employers may also contact the Business Services Department by calling 843-546-8581 or via email at Rgaskins@wrcog.org.

Please be sure to Register your Business and access thousands of Resumes by visiting us at www.SCWorks.org.

Building and maintaining a qualified, motivated workforce is critical to the success of your business. SC Works Waccamaw provides the tools your business needs to stay competitive in the labor market. Let us help you find the right employees and make it easier to manage your workforce.

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Recruiting and Staffing Services
SC Works Waccamaw can help employers advertise job openings, coordinate the application process, and schedule interviews and career fairs. Services include electronic job listings, testing and guidance, worker recruitment, screening, and other services.  Would you like to post jobs with SC Works? Contact your local SC Works Center.

On-The-Job Training (OJT)
On-The-Job Training is designed to fulfill the needs of local employers by allowing them to train new hires while they are working and learning the job skills and information for productive and successful job performance. Employers make all the hiring decisions, tailor the training, and can be reimbursed up to 50% of the trainee’s hourly wages.  Employers also save on recruiting, screening and new employee training costs. OJT is provided for occupations with an established hourly wage. Training length is negotiable and there is no cost for OJT services.

Paid Work Experience/Internships

Paid Work Experience/Internships is a planned, structured learning experience that takes place in a workplace for a limited period of time. It is designed to provide hands on experience for individuals who are lacking skills within a certain industry.

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Incumbent Worker Training (IWT)
We can assist with the cost of specialized training for your existing workforce in order to keep your business competitive.  IWT grants are offered once a year during the fall. Applications for IWT funding will be posted when the new cycle begins.

Customized Training
Customized training suitable to preparing South Carolinians with marketable skills may be available through Ready SC.
http://www.readysc.org/

Apprenticeship
Gain a valuable workforce development tool.  For information and technical assistance about sponsoring a demand driven apprenticeship program visit:
http://www.apprenticeshipcarolina.com/

Incentives for Employers
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Work Opportunity Tax Credit
Available to employers for hiring individuals with barriers to employment.  Call (803) 737-2400.

Federal Bonding
For high risk individuals with background or credit issues. Federal Bonding will provide security for up to 6 months at no charge to the Employer.  Call (803) 737-2400.

Labor Market Information
SC Works Waccamaw has access to the facts employers need to plan for the future. Information is available on prevailing wages, in-demand occupations, employment and income statistics, employee availability, current employment trends, economic indicators, and new workforce developments.
www.scworkforceinfo.com.

Additional Employer Resources
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WorkKeys®
WorkKeys® ensures you hire employees with the skills necessary to do the job. Finding qualified employees can be difficult, but WorkKeys testing allows Employers to determine the skills level of prospective employees.

WorkKeys will enable Employers to understand the skills they need to do the job, thus decreasing turnover and expensive training costs. Contact us today to see how WorkKeys testing can benefit your company and future employees. For more information, call 843-546-8581 or visit the ACT WorkKeys website.

To learn more about having Work Keys profiling done for your company, please contact Kim Burke at 843-234-7761.

Veterans Programs
Help put our nations hero’s back to work! To aid former service members to re-enter the civilian workforce.  Call (803) 737-2400.

Rapid Response
In the event of layoffs or closures, the Rapid Response team can deliver on-site services to affected employees and provide employers with information on how to assist their workforce during staffing reduction events.
http://dew.sc.gov/emp-services.asp.

Unemployment Insurance
Assistance is available for both claimants and employers.  Call (866) 831-1724.

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GEORGETOWN

2704 Highmarket Street
Georgetown, SC 29440
Phone: 843. 546. 8581


CONWAY

200-A Victory Lane
Conway SC 29526
Phone: 843. 234. 9675


KINGSTREE

530 Martin Luther King, Jr. Ave
Kingstree, SC 29556
Phone: 843. 546. 8581

Waccamaw Workforce Development Board

Waccamaw Workforce Development Board brings employers and job seekers together in South Carolina. The majority of the WWDB members are business representatives. Other members include representatives of education providers, labor organizations, community-based organizations, economic development agencies, and programs participating in the one-stop system. In our area, Waccamaw Regional Council of Governments serves as the administrative entity and fiscal agent for the Workforce Investment Board.

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