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Human Resources

Jun 20, 2024

VIEWPOINT: What people entering the workforce need to know about career shaping

Read five nuggets of career-shaping intel.

Dec 28, 2023

Employment and unemployment numbers grow in South Carolina

Both employment and unemployment climbed in South Carolina according to the Department of Employment and Workforce. More people in the state started looking for work but the number of workers also grew by …

Aug 15, 2023

With foundation support Starbucks Greenville employee acts to decertify union

One year after highly publicized unionization efforts, workers from at least five different states have begun efforts to remove Starbucks Workers United.

Aug 4, 2023

Is the rise in side hustles part of the new American dream?

Side gigs increased in the past couple of years, especially post-COVID, an increase of 40%, 2022 reports show.

Jan 24, 2023

Unemployment rate in South Carolina remains unchanged in December

Industries that reported gains were leisure and hospitality, education and health services, manufacturing, trade, transportation and utilities

Dec 20, 2022

Unemployment rate remains steady in November

South Carolina's unemployment rate remained at 3.3% for November, the same as October's estimate, according to data released recently by the S.C. Department of Unemployment and Workforce. Nationally, the unemployment rate

Nov 21, 2022

Unemployment rate in SC rises in October

South Carolina's unemployment rate increased to 3.3% in October from September's estimate of 3.2%, according to data released Nov. 18 by the S.C. Department of Unemployment and Workforce. During October, the estimate of

Nov 8, 2022

Lexington Medical Center to hold technical college career fair

Lexington Medical Center will host a technical college career fair on the hospital campus in West Columbia on Friday, Nov. 11. The career fair will take place from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. inside the medical center's North Tower

Oct 27, 2022

DEW names new assistant executive director of workforce development

Nina Staggers is the new assistant executive director of workforce development for the S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce. In her new position, Staggers will be responsible for the direction and administrative oversight of

Oct 24, 2022

Unemployment rate in SC rises in September

South Carolina's unemployment rate increased to 3.2% in September from August's estimate of 3.1%, according to data released Oct. 21 by the S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce. During September, the state saw a decrease

Sep 27, 2022

SC Chamber launches skills development program

Two upcoming workforce development events aim to help residents find jobs and sharpen skills. A hiring event will take place Thursday at the Richland Library main branch, while the S.C. Chamber will launch a skills development program

Sep 16, 2022

Unemployment rate in SC dips in August

South Carolina's unemployment rate decreased to 3.1% in August from July's estimate of 3.2%, according to statistics released Sept. 16 by the S.C. Department of Employment and Workforce. The seasonally adjusted monthly