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Recent News

Thu, 06/23/2022

DEW Welcomes a New Chief of Staff, William Floyd

Columbia, S.C. – The S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce (DEW) is excited to announce…

Fri, 06/17/2022

Employment and Workforce Executive Director Dan Ellzey’s Statement
May 2022 Employment Situation


Columbia, S.C. – “With an estimated…

Wed, 06/15/2022

 

Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW) data released

Employment Data Shows Return of Leisure and…

Thu, 06/09/2022

The Great Resignation

Navigating a shifting workforce  

Columbia, S.C. – Recently, there has been…

Tue, 05/31/2022

South Carolina Population Data

How Regional Populations Affect Local Workforces

Columbia, SC – The S…

Fri, 05/20/2022

Employment and Workforce Executive Director Dan Ellzey’s Statement
April 2022 Employment Situation


Columbia, S.C. – “It is good news…

Tue, 04/26/2022

South Carolina Businesses are Encouraged to Apply for Free CompTIA Training and Certification

DEW and CompTIA Bring…

Fri, 04/22/2022

The S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce Announces its Cybersecurity Internship Program

Innovative new…

Fri, 04/15/2022

Employment and Workforce Executive Director Dan Ellzey’s Statement
March 2022 Employment Situation