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Take measures to reduce the spread of COVID-19. A face mask is required by several municipalities throughout the Grand Strand. MBACC has compiled a list of resources for businesses to plan for and respond to the virus. Read More

In today’s marketplace, having the right people on your team is critical 

Resources for Employers

Is your company looking for good, local employees? Develop your workforce with us. Myrtle Beach Area Chamber investors may post jobs at no charge. We invite you to visit the Job Bank and see how easy it is to post jobs online and view resumes of job seekers!

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Job Fairs

If your business is having a job fair, be sure to post it on the chamber’s event calendar for prospective employees to see.

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Workforce Tool Box


SBA Hire and Retain EmployeesReady to hire employees for your business? Learn about employment and labor laws to make sure your business is in compliance.


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IRS
 Tax Information for Businesses With Employees - If you hire employees there is information that you need to secure for your records and forms that you must complete.

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Recruiting Assistance

  • Waccamaw Regional Council of Governments SC Works - Do you have a position that needs to be filled? The Workforce Development Department operates three full-service SC Works Centers that provide employers access to trained workers in the region. To register a business, post jobs, and review resumes, visit SC Works Waccamaw Region.
  • ReadySC - Provides recruiting and screening assistance for on the job training. 
     

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Internships/Consulting Services 

In today's tight labor market, sponsoring an intern can be a significant way to lure new talent. In addition, student interns can meet short-term needs for extra assistance and bring enthusiasm and current industry knowledge.

  • Horry Georgetown Technical College - Get connected to a community of students who are motivated to succeed and ready to work.
  • Coastal Carolina University - Students from CCU's business, science, fine arts, humanities, and education colleges are eager to apply their academic knowledge and gain valuable hands-on experience.
  • CoBE (Community and Business Engagement) Institute - Offers specialized consulting assistance over a wide array of fields within your business. The list includes marketing, accounting, finance, management and entrepreneurship.
     

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Apprenticeship Carolina

A registered apprenticeship is an employer-sponsored flexible training program that cultivates highly skilled workers who meet the workforce demands of a competitive global economy. Through Apprenticeship Carolina, apprenticeship consultants are available, at no charge to employers, to guide companies through the registered apprenticeship development process from initial information to full recognition in the National Registered Apprenticeship System. 

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Continuing Education

Many of the region's most valuable workers come from the area's own vast educational system. The availability of our varied higher education choices creates an extremely well-educated base of residents.

  • Horry County Schools Adult Education program supports adults in taking the next step in their education: College and Career Transition, WorkKeys Certification, Community Education, Computer Literacy, English Classes, Family Learning Centers, GED, High School Diploma.
  • Coastal Carolina University awards baccalaureate degrees through 84 majors. At the graduate level, there are 26 master's degree programs, two educational specialist egrees, and two doctoral programs.
  • CCU also provides the best adult education through the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute (OLLI at Coastal) to residents throughout the Grand Strand. 
  • Horry Georgetown Technical College is a comprehensive two-year community/technical college that offers more than 65 associate degree, diploma, and certificate programs for students who are either seeking quick entry into the workforce or desiring to transfer to a senior institution to pursue a bachelor's degree.
  • HGTC’s Continuing Education & Workforce Development offers additional job training options for local companies, industrial prospects, and individuals who do not wish to enroll in college but need job training for immediate employment.
  • Limestone College is an accredited, independent, coeducational four-year liberal arts institution chartered by the State of South Carolina. The college offers employee discounts for undergraduate and graduate grant programs.
  • Webster University Myrtle Beach Campus offers accredited graduate school education to students in South Carolina and across the world. With opportunities to study in Myrtle Beach or earn a degree online, academic programs are focused on student success and taught by faculty with professional experience in their academic fields.
     

See Entire List of MBACC Investor Colleges/Universities

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Other Resources

  • Palmetto Workforce Connections - Interactive blog which allows SC DEW to share up-to-the-minute information about South Carolina's workforce.
  • Operation Palmetto Employment - There are many benefits to being a vet-friendly employer, but none greater than increasing your human capital. Register as a military-friendly employer, post jobs and connect with pre-screened applicants in the area.
  • Hiring Our Heroes - U.S. Chamber of Commerce and National Chamber Foundation's Hiring Our Heroes program - access a database of military resumes.
  • South Carolina Commission for the Blind - S.C. Commission for the Blind is your source for new talent!
  • South Carolina Vocational Rehabilitation Department - Why hire SCVRD clients? It’s good business sense. Employers from every job sector indicate that hiring VR consumers helps them reduce training costs and increase job retention rates while improving workforce diversity.
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COVID-19 Testing
August 3, 2020

Free COVID-19 Testing Events

Help slow the spread of COVID-19 in our community by receiving a free COVID-19 test.

Greater Grand Strand Promise
July 14, 2020

Horry County Welcome Back Committee Launches GreaterGrandStrandisOpen.com

The Greater Grand Strand Promise is designed to provide clear recognition for the commitment made by businesses, residents and visitors to protect the health, safety and well-being of everyone.