May 7, 2020 Virtual Job Fair Press Release

Successful regional virtual Job fair hosted by SC Works Greater Upstate – SC Works Greater Upstate hosted a virtual job fair for employers of Cherokee, Greenville, Spartanburg and Union counties and promoted across the greater Upstate of South Carolina. The virtual job fair took place on Thursday May 7, 2020 from 2PM-5PM. The virtual platform was recently purchased by SC Works Greater Upstate, and the virtual event was sponsored by The Charles Lea Center, Sitel, and WSPA Livin’ Upstate. 42 local companies and 534 job seekers participated in the event. More than 50% of candidates participated in a virtual chat session with hiring employers. In addition to the chat option, candidates were able to participate in virtual interviews. One job offer was made during the live virtual event.