Sanford's announcement on Tuesday comes three weeks after he signed legislation creating a new Workforce Department that's part of his Cabinet. The law was designed to overhaul the troubled Employment Security Commission.
The programs are about to expand, to Richmond and Burke counties. It comes at a perfect time as The Southern Company plans to hire many construction jobs for Plant Vogtle -- up to 3,500 jobs, says project manager David Jones.
The jobs are out there, all over the CSRA, but you have to know where to look to find the job. You also have to be sure to be touch up on all of your qualities so don't be afraid of getting help from employment professionals for free.
There was a time when Terri Anderson would have been in front of this desk at the Aiken One Stop workforce center. In 2008 she lost her job at a local bank after nearly 20 years. But with that job loss came an opportunity.