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GSA Daily Staff Report
Published Jan. 21, 2010

Suminoe Textile of America Corp. will expand its operations in Cherokee County, investing $6.5 million and creating as many as 50 jobs, the S.C. Department of Commerce announced today. 

Suminoe will open a new manufacturing facility in Gaffney, to house the company’s Automotive Materials Division, as well as shipping and receiving operations. The original plant site will open a new Needle Punch Carpet Division. Read More.

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By AOL Find a Job
Posted 1-4-10

With many companies freezing salaries in 2009, there’s a slightly brighter year ahead. According to a study done by Robert Half International and written up on CNN Money, these are the lucky folks who could be in for a raise in 2010.

“Companies now want to invest in staff members with specific expertise who can help them capitalize on opportunities that are just emerging from all the economic turmoil,” says Max Messmer, CEO of staffing giant Robert Half International

In a recent look at the IT and finance industries, Robert Half researchers identified 10 fields where pay overall is steady or rising, and starting salaries in 2010 will be more generous than average.  Click here for complete List.

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United Way Young Leaders Society & Spartanburg Young Professionals are TEAMing up for our community’s youth!   Want to get involved and better our community?  Want to positively influence the life of a child?  This is your chance to find out how! 

TEACH * ENCOURAGE * ADVANCE * MENTOR

Join us for a fun evening of mingling with each other and with a few of our leading youth organizations. 

Thursday, January 21, 2010
6 to 8 PM at Hub-Bub
149 S. Daniel Morgan Avenue
Spartanburg, SC

Food and Drink Provided

For more information (about this event of your leadership opportunities through the United Way in Spartanburg, Union & Cherokee Counties), contact Monica Cothran at 864-582-7556 or mcothran@uwpiedmont.org.

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Make 2010 the year for education or personal growth.  Increase your job skills and become more marketable in the workplace or take some personal interest classes.  Spartanburg Community College, Corporate & Community Education is here to help. 

We offer many classes to get you started — From Basic Computer to Manufacturing Production Technician Certifications.  Our Corporate community and Business Owners can even have training customized to meet business needs. 

You can browse our available courses at www.gonetoclass.com/learn and register online at your convenience.  Or you may contact us at 864-592-4408 or toll free 1-877-592-4408.

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