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Move Up Talent Initiative a Tool for Employers

April 25, 2019

Move Up, a regional talent initiative spearheaded by the Upstate SC Alliance, includes a website, brand and digital marketing campaign that sell job opportunities and quality of life across the region.

TOPICS: Business, Existing Industry, Talent, Talent attraction, Workforce Attraction

Talking Talent with HTI

February 14, 2019

As part of our #TeamUpstate storytelling, we recently spoke with HTI CEO Herb Dew about how workforce and talent affect economic growth and sustainability.

TOPICS: #TeamUpstate, Existing Industry, Global Competitiveness, Manufacturing, Workforce Attraction, Workforce Development

Pink, Personal and Poised for Growth

January 18, 2019

Nearly a decade after its launch as an Etsy shop, online apparel personalization company Marleylilly continues to grow in Greer.

TOPICS: Business, Existing Industry, Innovation, Workforce Attraction

Eight Economic Successes for 2018

December 11, 2018

Reflecting on the wins, announcements and fresh ideas implemented in 2018, we’ve found eight ways the Upstate is positioning for continued economic success.

TOPICS: Advocacy, Automotive, Bioscience, Business Recruitment, Celebrations, Colleges & Universities, Education, Existing Industry, Global Competitiveness, International, Manufacturing, Materials, Skilled Workforce

Addressing Federal Issues of Competitiveness

September 17, 2018

Earlier this month, we visited Capitol Hill and discussed key business issues with staff members of our region’s Senate and Congressional representatives.

TOPICS: #TeamUpstate, Advocacy, Business, Existing Industry

Stories highlight the Spirit of #TeamUpstate

August 30, 2018

Our newest video project explores growing industries across the Upstate and how #TeamUpstate organizations are working together to meet industry needs.

TOPICS: #TeamUpstate, Colleges & Universities, Existing Industry, Innovation, Life Science, Manufacturing, Skilled Workforce, Technical College System

Industries Link Locals with Technical Opportunities

August 22, 2018

Pickens County native and Greenville Technical College graduate Jason Sams refletcs on his career with aerospace supplier Solar Atmospheres.

TOPICS: #TeamUpstate, Aerospace, Business Recruitment, Existing Industry, Global Competitiveness, International, Materials, Quality of Life, Technical College System, Workforce Development

Brookings Cites Upstate South Carolina Automotive Industry, CU-ICAR As Economic Development Model

July 25, 2018

A new report from the Brookings Metropolitan Policy Program cites South Carolina’s 10-county Upstate region and Clemson University International Center for Automotive Research (CU-ICAR) as a model of cluster-based economic development.

TOPICS: Automotive, Business Recruitment, Colleges & Universities, CU-ICAR, Existing Industry, Global Competitiveness, Rankings & Recognitions