Upstate SC Alliance Blog about skilled workforce
May 11, 2015
Home to global leaders such as BMW, Bosch, Magna, Michelin and ZF, Upstate South Carolina has become one of the nation’s most dynamic regions for automotive production and research
TOPICS: Automotive, "Rankings & Recognitions", "Skilled Workforce", "Upstate Thoughts"
March 26, 2015
The national economy has continued to experience steady growth and with more companies electing to do business in the U.S., there is a growing need for highly skilled labor to meet the demand for American-made goods.
TOPICS: Celebrations, "Colleges & Universities", "News you can use", "Skilled Workforce"
February 05, 2015

South Carolina manufacturing employees make over 15% more per hour than other hourly workers in the state according to a new report by the Economic Policy Institute (EPI)—further demonstrating the state’s commitment to supporting a highly-desirable workforce.

TOPICS: Manufacturing, "Rankings & Recognitions", "Skilled Workforce"
January 28, 2015

Monday marked yet another milestone in the Upstate’s mission to provide the automotive, transportation, and other high-tech sectors with a highly-skilled workforce with the groundbreaking of the Center for Manufacturing Innovation (CMI), a $25 million collaboration between Clemson University and Greenville Technical College.

 
TOPICS: Celebrations, "Colleges & Universities", "Skilled Workforce"
November 07, 2014

NPR's David Green recently sat down with Planet Money's Adam Davidson to discuss the new face of manufacturing, specifically the need for continous improvements in highly skilled education and training practices.

 
TOPICS: "News you can use", "Skilled Workforce"
September 26, 2014

In Area Development’s recent survey on the Top States for Doing Business, South Carolina was recognized among the best with a No. 3 ranking. Judged by a survey of site consultants, the rankings are based on the number of mentions by the consultants in three overall categories—business environment, labor climate and infrastructure and global access—as well as in 18 subcategories.

 
TOPICS: "Rankings & Recognitions", "Skilled Workforce"
September 10, 2014

How can a company attract, develop and sustain a highly-skilled workforce?  That’s the million dollar question.

 
TOPICS: "News you can use", "Skilled Workforce", "Upstate Thoughts"
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