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The Official Web Site of the State of South Carolina

To better respond, we are making changes to our claimant portal nightly from 11 pm – 3 am, and our system will not be available. 

Find a Job

Starting April 18, 2021, the job search requirement in SCWOS (SC Works Online Services) will begin. Claimants are required to complete two weekly job searches to remain eligible for Unemployment Insurance benefits. 

Want to know how to complete this task each week? SCWOS Weekly Job Searches PDF Tutorial

Don’t have a SCWOS account? Register with SCWOS Video Tutorial

Don't remember your SCWOS log-in credentials? Click Retrieve User Name or Password on the SCWOS log-in screen and follow the prompts. 

Job Database

The Department of Employment and Workforce (DEW) has one of the most comprehensive job databases for job seekers. By following the links in the menu below you can search jobs, set up a profile, post a resume and more. SC Works Online Services (SCWOS) links all of South Carolina's state and local workforce services and resources. 

Find a Job

If you are looking for a job, you’ll find a wealth of information, starting with thousands of positions listed by employers all over the state, to help in your job search.

Project Job One

If you are looking for a job, you’ll find tens of thousands of positions listed by employers all over the state and other resources to help in your job search on SC Works Online Services (SCWOS).

Learn more about Project Job One

Job Fairs and Hiring Events

There are job fairs and hiring events held for South Carolina businesses at SC Works centers across the state. 

Find job fairs and hiring events at your local center.

Find your local SC Works center.

SC Works

In partnership with DEW, SC Works provides all jobseekers with free career counseling, job referrals, testing and training services, and resume-writing assistance. With centers located in every region of the state, employment representatives are available to help you find the resources, services and job opportunities that will help put you back to work.

SC Works Online Services (SCWOS)

SC Works Online Services (SCWOS) links all of South Carolina's state and local workforce services and resources and, consequently, is the state's largest workforce development database. If you are looking for a job, you'll find a wealth of information, starting with thousands of positions listed by employers all over the state to help in your job search. If you are an employer, you can use this tool to post positions, search for candidates and review job market trends.

Some benefits of using SCWOS include:

  • A direct connection between employers and jobs. In particular, jobs with a yellow star indicate companies which have requested that DEW assist them with the hiring process.
  • Labor Market Information to help look at employment trends and local workforce information.
  • Training opportunities and details.
  • A one-stop employment website that pulls opportunities from other job-listing websites such as Monster, Career Builder and local media.
  • The ability for job seekers to create up to ten resumes, highlighting various strengths and skills.
  • The ability for employers to create an online application that will be typed for quality and efficiency.
  • Direct line to business consultants and other DEW staff for assistance.

If you are an Unemployment Insurance claimant, SCWOS is where you need to login and conduct two weekly job searches to avoid interruption in your benefits. The weekly job search requirement will be reinstated April 18, 2021.

Learn more about Current In-Demand opportunities

Search for Jobs on the SCWOS App. Download the SCWOS app to take your job search with you on-the-go. The app is available in Android and Apple app stores for free.

Work Search

To remain eligible for benefits, you must actively search for work each week that you file a weekly certification for unemployment insurance benefits. 

Starting April 18, 2021, the two weekly job search requirement in SCWOS (SC Works Online Services) will begin. Claimants are required to complete this each week, by law, in order to remain eligible for UI benefits.

SCWOS Weekly Job Searches PDF Tutorial

Don’t have a SCWOS account? Register with SCWOS Video Tutorial

SC Workforce Information

Employment statistics, job forecasts, wages, demographics, and other labor market information help public and private organizations, researchers, and others better understand today's complex workforce. The Business Intelligence Department (BID) collects, analyzes, and disseminates this data in cooperation with the U.S. Department of Labor's Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS).

The data helps monitor and forecast national, statewide, and local economic trends, helping employers and job seekers make career education, and economic decisions.  A better understanding of employment and statistical trends promotes stable employment and economic growth.