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A statewide initiative launched by Governor Nikki Haley and supported by the SC National Guard and the SC Department of Employment and Workforce, Operation Palmetto Employment is a commitment to help our service members, family members and veterans find meaningful civilian careers.

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Introducing new Palmetto Military Employers!

We're proud to announce the newest batch of certified Palmetto Military Employers through OPE. Presentations were made last week in Columbia and Charleston to the following employers: Staples Shared Service Center Advanced Automation Consulting AllSouth Federal Credit Union SC Department … Read More

Success Story | STEM Internships at SRR

 We love hearing about successful career programs for transitioning service members, like this one from Savannah River Remediation (SRR), one of our certified Palmetto Military Employers. To quote veteran and STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) intern Harry Zane: “My family considers … Read More


OPE Career Edge | Sonoco Products Company

In an attempt to help military job seekers transition to a meaningful civilian career, we’ve asked South Carolina hiring managers to share what they’re looking for in an ideal candidate. Sonoco Products Company in Hartsville is one of several certified Palmetto Military Employers. Thanks to … Read More

OPE Career Edge | SC Highway Patrol

In an attempt to help military job seekers transition to a meaningful civilian career, we've asked several South Carolina hiring managers to share what makes an ideal candidate. We’re kicking off what we hope will be a regular feature with the South Carolina Department of Public Safety, a … Read More

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Spring Job Fairs and Hiring Events

ATTN Military Job Seekers: Spring job fair season is in full swing! Contact your local Employment Advisor today, beef up your resume and let them know what jobs or employers interest you. It’s up to you to take the first step, but we're here to help you start out on the right … Read More


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