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Pixels and Mortar: How LED Went from Small-Scale to Major Scale
May 20, 2022
It’s hard to imagine the days when the sun used to be our only source of natural light. Since we’ve attempted to harness light in our societies, we’ve reigned in both the power of fire and Read more
What a Dip in Veganism Popularity Means for the Food and Beverage Industry
May 20, 2022
Key Insights: In 2022, 5% of respondents were vegan in the Statista Survey. Harris Poll in 2020 found that about 3% of U.S. were vegan. New data finds vegan and vegan related google searches Read more
Apprenticeships are Vital in Developing the Next Generation of Workers
May 19, 2022
  Trevor Matthews worked in refrigeration until he admittedly, lost his joy. Greg Crumpton refers to it as a complacency rut, “in a rinse repeat cycle.” Today Matthews, Founder of Refrigeration Mentor, Read more
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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