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CNC Operator Takes Control of Her Career

October 4, 2022

Upstate mom Lynn Rogers has launched a career with automotive manufacturer ZF following a 4-month training program. It’s an example of how individuals can Skill Up and Move Up with short-term training for in-demand technical occupations.

TOPICS: Workforce Development, Talent, Skilled Workforce

Navigating USA Business Immigration Issues

January 11, 2021

Immigration and the global mobility of employees has uncertainties, especially in the era of COVID-19 and changing U.S. administrations. Burr & Forman offers strategies and considerations for employers.

TOPICS: Global Competitiveness, International, Manufacturing, Business Recruitment, Guest Posts, Talent

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: International, Manufacturing, Business Recruitment, Guest Posts, Talent, Global Competitiveness
Who is moving to the Upstate?

Who’s Moving to the Upstate?

January 2, 2020

An average of 30 people move to Upstate South Carolina daily. We may be biased, but we think it’s because the Upstate is one of the best places to live in South Carolina. Where are they coming from, and what does it mean for our economy?

TOPICS: Rankings & Recognitions, Workforce Attraction, Recruitment, Talent, Talent attraction
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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: Talent, Talent attraction, Business, Existing Industry, Workforce Attraction