A recent report by the National Bureau of Economic Research found that during the Great Recession, unemployed people spent about half of their lost work hours on sleep and leisure activities. The amount they dedicated to finding a job? About one percent.
When Bondex, Inc. in Trenton, S.C. started planning for an expansion, Brad Willingham knew they'd need assistance in hiring a qualified workforce. Finding and selecting new hires is critical to the success of a new or existing company. Willingham turned to Piedmont Technical College and readySC to help his company develop a customized training package designed to pre-screen and select a group of new hires with the right skills to succeed at Bondex.
You may not have been valedictorian of your graduating class, but you could still use some help paying for college, right? Don’t worry - you’re definitely not alone! There are plenty of options available when it comes to financial aid, and they aren’t all about your high school GPA.
Jobs at a Glance is a service for Piedmont Technical College students nearing graduation, alumni and the community that provides information about local and regional job opportunities. Some great postings have gone up this month in fields like engineering, law enforcement, human resources, health care, information technology and more.