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Immigration: Effective Visa Planning for U.S. Market Entry

January 24, 2020

For companies to engage in foreign-direct investment into the United States, understanding various visa options and requirements is vital for successful planning. Burr Forman McNair Partner Melissa Azallion offers an introduction to into the business immigration process through U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services (USCIS).

TOPICS: Business Recruitment, Global Competitiveness, Guest Posts, International, Manufacturing, Talent
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U.K. publication explores U.K.-Upstate partnership

November 11, 2019

The North East Times explores how Womble Bond Dickinson and the Upstate SC Alliance are partnering to strengthen Transatlantic business ties.

TOPICS: Business Recruitment, Existing Industry, International, Manufacturing
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Skill School as a Workforce Solution

September 5, 2019

The MAU Skill School in Greer serves as a workforce training solution model.

TOPICS: #TeamUpstate, Logistics, Manufacturing, Skilled Workforce, Upstate Thoughts, Workforce Development

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

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

Follow the Upstate Roadmap to Exporting Success

November 29, 2018

To help chart the process and players, the Upstate SC Alliance has unveiled a “Roadmap to Exporting Success.”

TOPICS: Advocacy, Business, Global Cities Initiative, Global Competitiveness, International, Manufacturing