The coronavirus pandemic has sidelined Economic Visionaries 2021, but the Spartanburg Community College Foundation is continuing to raise funds for student scholarships and professional development for faculty and staff.
Upstate South Carolina is home to global leaders in the development and application of cutting-edge technologies including Michelin, BMW, GE Power, Fluor, Milliken and Fuji.
More than $15 billion in capital investment and more than 43,000 jobs have been announced in the Upstate since 2010. And in 2017, the region accounted for approximately 38% of the state’s new capital investment and 34% of its new job announcements.
The Upstate workforce numbers more than 682,000 and includes a high concentration of architectural and engineering talent, mechatronic specialists, team assemblers and metal workers, and machinists and fabricators that support the area’s top industries.
Cindy Parker of Safety Ex Eyewear has found an answer for those trying to make glasses and masks work together for a fogless workday, and a sales lift for her small business that had to shut down for four weeks this spring due to COVID-19.
To help fill jobs in today’s remote-working environment, SC Works Greater Upstate is partnering with its counterparts around the Southeast to host a multi-state virtual job fair on October 6.
The Upstate Mobility Alliance (UMA), a coalition of public, private and community partners, is committed to building cross-sector and cross-jurisdictional partnerships to expand mobility and transportation options across the Upstate.
More than 25 Upstate companies have been named a Best Place to Work in South Carolina in 2020, according to the annual survey presented by the South Carolina Chamber of Commerce and SC Biz News.
Cooper Standard, a leading global supplier of systems and components for the automotive industry, has immediate openings for more than 50 associates at its Spartanburg plant.
Jobs in manufacturing and distribution will be the focus of SC Work Greater Upstate’s next virtual job fair on Thursday, August 13, from 4 p.m. until 7 p.m.
A global company with more than 100 offices in 28 countries, Sitel Group presently has 10,000 job openings throughout the company.