OPE: A Model Worth Following

OPE-logo2-fullOperation Palmetto Employment was recently featured in the Online Insider edition of Site Selection Magazine as a “model worth following” among veteran employment initiatives nationwide.

The article highlighted the first three certified Palmetto Military Employers through OPE: Savannah River Remediation, Verizon Wireless and CB&I. Also featured were programs in Ohio, Kentucky, Iowa, Maryland and Virginia, among others. Read the full article here

We are so proud to share this recognition with others who are creating valuable employment and educational opportunities for veterans, service members and the civilian employers who hire them. But there’s still much work to be done in South Carolina.

How do we continue to partner with others and model best practices to benefit job seekers, employers and our state’s workforce development and economic growth overall?

How do we become one of the Top 10 Places for Veterans as compiled by USAA and Hiring Our Heroes?

If you’re reading this blog post — how can we help you? Contact us today, and please consider completing a brief online survey to let us know how we’re doing (there are separate surveys for military job seekers, military-friendly employers and military leadership/command representatives).

Let’s talk about what still needs to be done to make South Carolina the number one choice of transitioning military members, veterans and the industries that want to hire them. Then let’s work together to make that happen.