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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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Upcoming Job Fairs (Aug-Oct 2014)

ATTN Military Job Seekers! Several job fairs and hiring events are coming up in the next few weeks. Find one in your area and contact your local Employment Advisor to critique your resume and make sure you're fully prepared to make a good impression. Want to practice with some sample interview … Read More

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OPE Success Stories + August 28 Presentation

Training, connecting and supporting South Carolina's military job seekers and civilian employers is what Operation Palmetto Employment is all about. Two recent examples include VOW Act Employment Workshop Training for transitioning service members of the South Carolina National Guard, and new … Read More

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3 Communication Methods to Master Before Your Next Interview

Interviews can be stressful, but they don't have to be. To make a good first impression, hiring managers suggest that you master three communication methods: 1) HEAT, 2) STAR and 3) answering practice interview questions with a trusted friend or colleague. Wondering about those acronyms? HEAT … Read More

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Smart Tips from USA Jobs

We’re always on the lookout for good info to share with military job seekers. As the Federal government’s official jobs site, USAJobs.gov features much more than just job listings. There’s a special section just for veterans, and their online Resource Center is full of helpful hints, FAQs and … Read More

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Upcoming Job Fairs (Aug/Sep 2014)

ATTN Military Job Seekers! Several job fairs and hiring events are coming up in the next few weeks. Find one in your area, save the date, then contact your local Employment Advisor to critique your resume and make sure you're fully prepared to make a good … Read More

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