The Talent Toolkit is designed to help Spartanburg area employers attract, retain and develop a diverse, talented workforce.
Do you need help navigating the tools below, or want to talk about the best tools for your company's specific talent needs? Contact John Kimbrell, Chief Business Affairs Officer - OneSpartanburg, Inc.
These tools will help you find and attract the right employees.
Find the right EMPLOYEES.
Market Data: We’ve got the data you need to navigate your talent needs. Let’s talk about how we can help.
Post a Job: We drive job-seekers to LinkedIn and Indeed to find Spartanburg-based positions. We encourage you to post on these channels. Chamber Members may also list jobs on our website.
College Job Boards: Post jobs and internships to Handshake to recruit from Converse, USC Upstate, SCC, SMC & Wofford.
Careers After Class: This collaborative college career fair connects Spartanburg employers with Spartanburg college students seeking careers.
High School Job Boards: Use Tallo (formerly STEMPremier) to connect with students at Spartanburg area high schools.
SHOWCASE SPARTANBURG TO POTENTIAL EMPLOYEES
See Yourself in Spartanburg: Show potential employees the benefits of living, working, and playing in Spartanburg.
SeeSpartanburgRise.com: Let candidates digitally explore Downtown Spartanburg’s growth, walkability and thriving cultural district.
Executive Community Tours: Tours are available to companies recruiting a candidate for a high-level position. We can showcase our thriving downtown, record-setting business community and award-winning entertainment options.
Move Up: Encourage candidates to relocate to Spartanburg by showcasing everything the Upstate has to offer.
From leadership programs to diversity & inclusion, these tools will help engage and retain your talent.
Get employees engaged in the community
Spartanburg 101: Help new or current employees become well-informed members of the Spartanburg community.
Spartanburg Young Professionals: Provide young professionals with access to social, leadership, and civic opportunities.
Leadership Spartanburg: Prepare team-members for leadership and service through this nine-month course which explores the issues, challenges, and opportunities facing Spartanburg County.
The Pipeline Project: Do you know rising stars from underrepresented populations? Encourage them to join the Pipeline and become community leaders.
Give employees the best benefits
SpartanBucks: SpartanBucks are ideal for employee rewards, customer appreciation, holiday gifts and more. You'll help support local Spartanburg businesses while giving a flexible gift that the recipient is bound to love.
Build an inclusive environment
Diversity & Inclusion Training: Designed to foster greater economic inclusivity, we offer training for the workplace and for the boardroom.
These tools will help you develop and grow your talent pool.
Develop the next generation
Internship Challenge: Are you IN for INternships? We can help you design a mutually beneficial internship program in partnership with Spartanburg's five undergraduate colleges.
Construction Training Program: Prepare community members for careers in in carpentry, plumbing, and electrical construction. Once completed, the certifications qualify workers for in-demand jobs. Ask us how you can participate.
Skill Up: Find short-term training programs in the Upstate to develop in-demand skills.
Learn more about how Spartanburg is attracting, developing and retaining talent.
Develop talent from Cradle to Career
Spartanburg Academic Movement is an all-in partnership of education, business, government, foundation, community, and faith leaders across Spartanburg county, all working together in pursuit of high levels of academic success for ALL of our children.
College Town Consortium capitalizes on the advantages offered by a large number of diverse colleges in order to create educational, social, service, and career development opportunities for students.
Market to attract & Retain Talent
Our See Yourself in Spartanburg campaign targets boomerang, intraregional and skilled talent to raise awareness of Spartanburg’s career opportunities and quality of life. You can benefit from the campaign by posting your company’s career opportunities to Indeed or LinkedIn.
Through participation in the Network for Southern Economic Mobility’s, the Spartanburg Network for Economic Mobility Leadership Team, comprised of public, private, and nonprofit partners, is developing an Integrated Action Plan that outlines strategies to align and connect initiatives focused on economic mobility to foster collaborative action and collective impact. Read more here.