SC DEW updates application process to include use of ID.me verification program

SC DEW updates application process to include use of ID.me verification program

April 27, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. – SC DEW has recently updated their application process which includes the use of ID.me.

ID.me is a federally certified identity verification provider specializing in digital identity protection and is utilized by several st...

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Listening: An important soft skill for anyone in the workplace, part 2

Listening: An important soft skill for anyone in the workplace, part 2

April 21, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. – When listening to others on the job, are you ensuring they have shared their complete thoughts about the work-related issue?  Are you giving yourself time to think about your answer?  Do you lean in to show interest in what your...

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3 organizations looking for new employees

3 organizations looking for new employees

April 14, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Attention Job Seekers! From time to time, the Workforce Development Team at CCPL will use this platform to share information about employment opportunities in our service areas.

While we are committed to connecting you with r...

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Listening: An important soft skill for anyone in the workplace

Listening: An important soft skill for anyone in the workplace

April 7, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Soft skills in the workplace are a set of interpersonal skills used to interact socially with another person on the job.  These skills include clear communication, empathy, translating what your boss or co-workers say and want, ...

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Dealing with job search burnout

Dealing with job search burnout

March 31, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. - Applying for a new job can be stressful at the best of times; nowadays, it is even more difficult. Last year, unemployment rates hit a high after the start of the pandemic. Many people continue to face unemployment. Some sectors...

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7 questions for Workforce Development Librarian Staci Henderson

7 questions for Workforce Development Librarian Staci Henderson

March 24, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. - CCPL hired Staci Henderson a year ago, just before the COVID-19 pandemic hit South Carolina, to specialize in the area of Workforce Development and helping library users realize their ability to grow their job skills and develop...

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On Interviewing: identifying illegal Interview questions and responding to them

On Interviewing: identifying illegal Interview questions and responding to them

February 24, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Interviewing for a job can be scary.  Job Interviews make even the most prepared candidates uncomfortable.  As the interviewee, you might experience a bit of nervousness or anxiety attempting to sell yourself to a prospective em...

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Learn to use the SC DEW mobile app and manage your claims

Learn to use the SC DEW mobile app and manage your claims

February 16, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. - The South Carolina Department of Employment and Workforce (DEW) has launched a mobile app that enables users to complete their weekly certifications, monitor their claim status and view documents and messages in their portal. Th...

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What labor market information would be helpful on a job search?

What labor market information would be helpful on a job search?

February 10, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. – Whether you are just starting a career, looking for a different one, or looking to advance in your present career, you can use labor market information to develop an effective job search strategy.  Many jobs are filled before th...

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Finding Employment in 2021: What will it look like?

Finding Employment in 2021: What will it look like?

January 19, 2021

CHARLESTON, S.C. – As we move forward in 2021, we are hoping for some sense of “normal” to return to our lives, but some changes from the pandemic will remain in today’s work environment.  Here are four things that will remain with us in our new n...

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