Civilian Careers Start Here.

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.

Latest News

How to Land a Federal Job

You’ve probably heard that federal agencies give some hiring preferences to veterans. But did you know: ■ That some positions are awarded to vets noncompetitively — i.e., they’re not publicly listed for nonvets? ■ That résumés submitted to federal agencies should be different from those … Read More

job interview picture

How to Perfect an Interview [Top 8 Ps]

Acing an interview is not an easy task. You’re trying to present yourself as the most desirable candidate and beat out all the rest. In addition to competing against a group of strangers, you also have to plead your case to a stranger. It seems the only known reliable factor of success is YOU. … Read More

Introverts Awesome

Making the First Impression Count: 5 Interviewing Tips for Introverts

Ten seconds: that might be all you have to make a strong first impression and secure the job you’re interviewing for. As an introvert, interviews might terrify you to start with, so all that emphasis on first impressions might make you want to feign sickness. But don’t fear! You probably already … Read More

Resume Picture 3

What Resume Style Works Best For You?

One size fits all doesn’t apply to your resume. Did you know that your resume should probably be tweaked for every single job application? There are also several different types of resumes to consider. One style might be more effective than another for applying to certain companies or job … Read More

military employment

The ACS Employment Readiness Program (ERP) at Fort Jackson

The ACS Employment Readiness Program (ERP) at Fort Jackson provides monthly employment and education workshops open to all military and DOD civilian employee ID card holders and military family members. Here’s what’s coming up in July: JULY 7: Steps to Federal Employment for Military … Read More

Find a Job
Hire a Hero

Enter your email address to subscribe to Operation Palmetto Employment and receive notifications of new posts by email.

Join 42 other subscribers

Recent Tweets