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Lining Up Students with Careers That Actually Fit Their Education

  3 Key Points: The YouScience South Carolina's Denmark Technical College partnership will give students opportunity to learn about other career opportunities It Read more

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Aurora Hires the “Dream Team” of Education
November 30, 2022

At some point, you have likely tried to “do it yourself” without an expert, whether building furniture from instructions, installing equipment in your house, or fixing your car. But wouldn’t it have been nice to speak to an expert ahead of time so they could guide you through the processes and use of the tools […]

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Federal Funding for Community-Based Clean Energy Saves the Day for Municipalities
November 29, 2022

Community-based clean energy projects across the U.S. are getting a windfall of cash from the Biden administration. Using funds from the Energy Efficiency and Conservation Block Program, Secretary of Energy Jennifer Granholm announced the federal government is allocating $550 million to help municipalities deploy community-based clean energy initiatives, from infrastructure projects that cut down […]

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Leisure Travel Will Drive Hotel Growth for 2023
November 29, 2022

Business Travel News recently reported on PwC’s Hospitality Directions report, indicating a reduced 2023 travel forecast. PwC largely sites economic uncertainty for the revised projections, arguing that strengthening economic headwinds will translate to consumers opting to save travel funds that they might otherwise invest in hotels for vacations in late Q4 and Q1’23. That […]

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Lining Up Students with Careers That Actually Fit Their Education
October 6, 2021
  3 Key Points: The YouScience South Carolina's Denmark Technical College partnership will give students opportunity to learn about other career opportunities It Read more
As Higher Education Attendance Declines, Will Skills Overtake Degrees?
October 1, 2021
Key Points: The NSCRC's final 2021 spring report found college enrollment fell 3.5%, losing 600,000 students compared to the year before, the largest drop in enrollment numbers Read more
Why Upskilling is More Than Just Job Training
July 30, 2021
  The current economic zeitgeist suggests that workers need to start re-educating themselves if they want to not only survive but thrive. David Blake, CEO of Learn In, Read more
How to Optimize Your Business’ Internal Mobility
April 25, 2021
Hiring external candidates can be expensive.  Recruiters, ads on major job sites, and time getting the new hire up to speed all play a part in the cost. So why aren’t companies making the Read more
Why Credentialing Platforms Have to Fill the Void in Job Skills that Universities Are Creating
April 9, 2021
Numbers are up across the board for employer-based credential programs as companies develop a robust parallel higher education infrastructure. Research out of credentialing Read more
Bridging the Educational Divide with Tech Skilling
February 17, 2021
Closing the educational divide and the digital skills gap has always been important to technologically-minded educators, but the disruptions of COVID-19 have brought a new urgency. Ensuring all Read more
FirePoint Brings First Hacking for Defense Program to Kansas
February 1, 2021
This semester, students at Wichita State University have become the first in Kansas to put their innovation skills to work in solving real-world national defense challenges as part of the Hacking Read more
Upskilling Strategies That Work
January 29, 2021
  The COVID-19 pandemic has had a devastating effect on the nation's economy, with 13.6 million Americans out of work in August 2020. According to McKinsey, even before Read more
New Study Reveals Virtual Reality Skills Training Is Poised for Explosive Growth
January 26, 2021
Mursion, the industry leader in immersive virtual reality training for emotional intelligence in the workplace, and Future Workplace, an advisory and membership organization that prepares HR Read more