Monthy Newlsetter to Employers from The South Dakota Department of Labor and Regulation

The Department of Labor and Regulation will be launching a new SDWORKS jobs database. Our target date to go live is Monday, April 3.

Earlier this month, a new version of South Dakota's largest jobs database and management information system, SDWORKS, was launched. The upgrade in technology offeres a better customer service experience and job matching.

To register or post a job to SDWORKS, visit

If you have any questions or need any assistance, please don’t hesitate to contact your local job service office.

Soft Skills Training   Labor Market Information Webinar
Soft Skills Training for Better Employees   Employment Data Webinar

Bring Your ‘A’ Game to Work encompasses seven different skills including Appreciation, Attitude, Attendance, Appearance, Ambition, Accountability and Acceptance. These soft skills and a willingness to take direction make for more desirable employees. Click here for more curriculum information.

This course is offered across the state as an eight-hour course in a one-day setting or in two four-hour settings. Cost varies by location.

To find out if there are classes available near you, please refer ro the DLR events calendar or contact us by email.


Tapping Into the Power of Labor Market Information.

South Dakota's Labor Market Information Center (LMIC) has tons of data that can be useful to employers like you. Learn how to access labor market data for informed decision making. LMIC can offer occupational wage rates, industry employment trends, unemployment rates and labor force data.

Register online

LMIC collects, analyzes and provides to the public information on the labor market of the state. For more information, visit


DLR Summer Tour

You're not in this workforce development game alone. DLR continues to seek out solutions to business needs. Secretary Marcia Hultman will be traveling on a speaking tour to visit with communities about some of the essential services DLR has to offer.

Speaking dates will be in June, July and August and take place in communities around the state. Check with your local Kiwanis, SHRM, or workforce committee for more details. Finalized dates and times will be added to the DLR events calendar.


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