COLUMBIA, S.C. — Career Center of the Carolinas will be sponsoring a free hiring event Wednesday, January 15 in Columbia.

CCC's mission is to provide diverse resources to empower career seekers to achieve sustainable employment. To that end, the company seeks to place 1,000 people back to work in 2020. 

The event in Columbia is scheduled for 10 a.m.-1:30 p.m. at the Courtyard by Marriott Columbia Downtown at USC, 630 Assembly St.

The event and parking are free to the public and will provide opportunities for career seekers to submit resumes and talk to hiring managers from companies such as Kelly's, Spectrum, US Census and others.