Central SC is dedicated to providing resources to help employers recruit talent to continue to grow our skilled workforce. From research and studies to detailed information on our talent pipeline, we aim to reduce challenges for employers and provide resources to help sell your potential hires on living and working in Central SC.
Being aware that Central SC has a lot to offer is crucial when seeking talent in an area. That’s why we’ve compiled a list of downloadable content that gives detailed snapshots of each of our counties, plus a look at the Central SC Region as a whole. Recruiters can look at key factors including labor market and population information, as well as the cost of doing business.
From vibrant city metros to quaint suburban neighborhoods, the diverse communities in Central SC have many factors that help foster young talent. Our communities are business-friendly and provide support to both new and existing industries to help you through the steps of establishing your local presence and recruiting skilled talent with a variety of industry skill sets.
Many industries are already familiar with the benefits of doing business in the Central SC Region. Our centralized location in one of the fastest growing areas of the country has attracted manufacturers, executives, scientists and experts in diverse fields. Our Industry Profiles highlight some of the most integral industries in the Central SC Region, to help you gain insight on our skilled workforce.
The statistics are just as important as the business aspects. Get to know our stats in surveys and studies conducted to gain more information on employment, average wage, and more in the Central SC Region and other regions of South Carolina. Getting informed on the numbers will help guide you in recruiting talent.
Browse our latest news and read about or ambassadors to see what life is really like in Central SC.
COLUMBIA, S.C. (Oct. 5, 2023 | South Carolina Department of Commerce) – West Fraser, one of the largest timber producers in North America, today announced it is growing its Newberry County sawmill operations with its third expansion in 10 years. The $17.7 million investment will create 30 new jobs. Founded by three brothers in 1955, West […]
ORANGEBURG COUNTY, S.C. — Three of South Carolina’s Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs) will be involved in a nationwide project that has been awarded $10 million from the US Department of Energy. The Second life sMARt sysTems (SMART) project will work to solve the problem of the growing stockpile of electric vehicle lithium-ion batteries by […]