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Executive Director Dan Ellzey's August Employment Statement

Employment and Workforce Executive Director Dan Ellzey’s Statement August 2022 Employment Situation Columbia, S.C. – “This month, the number of…

South Carolina’s Employment Situation August 2022

South Carolina’s Employment Situation August 2022

QCEW data for early 2022 released

Quarterly Census of Employment and Wages (QCEW) data for early 2022 released Number of workers up 21,402 from pre-pandemic levels two years prior…

DEW Announces Statewide Events in Recognition of September’s Workforce Development Month

DEW Announces Statewide Events in Recognition of September’s Workforce Development Month Jobseekers can benefit from more than 200 job fairs and…

DEW is Working to Get Mohawk Employees Jobs Before They Are Unemployed

DEW is Working to Get Mohawk Employees Jobs Before They Are Unemployed 50 Businesses Participate in Major Job Fairs in Marlboro County as Mohawk…

Job Quits Near Record Highs While Openings and Hires Continue to Outpace

Job Quits Near Record Highs While Openings and Hires Continue to Outpace An estimated 82,000 South Carolinians (1 in 27 workers) left their jobs in…

South Carolina's Employment Situation July 2022

South Carolina's Employment Situation July 2022

Executive Director Dan Ellzey's July Employment Statement

Employment and Workforce Executive Director Dan Ellzey’s Statement July 2022 Employment Situation Columbia, S.C. – “South Carolina’s employment…

Cybersecurity Training Opportunity Available for Manufacturers in South Carolina

Cybersecurity Training Opportunity Available for Manufacturers in South Carolina Columbia, S.C. – The S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce (…

Updated Federal Data Show Job Market Churn Not Subsiding Yet

Updated Federal Data Show Job Market Churn Not Subsiding Yet Job hires, openings, and quits persist near record highs Columbia, S.C. – On Wednesday…