Approximately 109,700 workers could be defined as underemployed: those individuals who would take a better job if offered by a new or existing employer and who possess the skills, education, and experience to qualify them for a better job. Workers from this relatively low earnings group are among the first to respond to more rewarding job opportunities and are a valuable source of experienced, recruitable workers to new and expanding business and industry.
Available Pickens County Workforce: Underemployed / Unemployed
|Pickens County Labor Draw Area ||Underemployed ||109,700 |
|Pickens County Labor Draw Area ||Unemployed ||49,600 |
Source: The Pathfinders Workforce Report, 2009
South Carolina Employment and Security Commission, 2009