The federal government says employers can legally offer incentives to employees to get vaccinated against COVID-19. The Equal Employment Opportunity Commission said there is no limit to the size of those incentives.
Those looking to find work in the restaurant and hotel business have an opportunity to talk to employers this week. Thursday, SCDEW is holding a virtual job fair in partnership with the South Carolina Restaurant and Lodging Association.
SC Works is having a virtual job fair Thursday and several employers are looking to hire in the Midlands. The hiring event will be from 10 a.m.-1 p.m.
The Columbia Fireflies are hosting a job fair this month to fill some gameday positions. Interviews will take place at Segra Park on Saturday, March 20 from 1-4 p.m. rain or shine.
Tyler Ryan learns about employment opportunities created by Covid 19
COLUMBIA SC (WOLO) — Covid 19 has caused the loss of millions of jobs, and the closing of many small business doors. Amid the employment carnage, there have been many opportunities created in the area of providing testing and jobs around the facilitation of the tests. According to Extraordinary Headhunter’s Benita Brown, there are immediate job openings working as a…
Southwest Airlines says it might have to furlough 6,800 employees this Spring to cut costs.
Lowe’s says it is hiring 20,000 new workers to get through this upcoming holiday season. The positions are both full and part-time at stores and regional distribution centers nationwide. Some roles are permanent instead of just seasonal.
On Tuesday, Amazon announced plans to hire more than 1,300 people for seasonal roles in South Carolina. Amazon says that in addition to supplying extra income during the holidays, these positions also provide opportunities for pay incentives, benefits, and a path to a longer-term career. This is part of Amazon’s push to hire more than 100,000 employees across the nation for the holiday season.
On Tuesday, used car retailer CarMax announced plans to hire about 50 people in Columbia by the end of the year. According to CarMax, the positions with highest demand in Columbia are auto technicians, detailers, painters and inventory associates as well as sales and business office associates.
Employment in the state of South Carolina continues its upward trend amid the pandemic. The Department of Employment and Workforce says over 2,500 people have gotten jobs since August, bringing the total number of people working in the state to more than two million.