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Not your Grandfather’s Apprenticeship: An old Approach is the Next Big Thing in the Technology Job Market

More companies are adopting workforce pipeline development strategies to engage potential candidates farther upstream in order to build the skill sets that are critical to their businesses. One of those strategies that has proven successful for quite a long time is an apprenticeship.

What Youth Basketball Teaches us about Leadership

Every winter, many of my evenings and weekends are spent watching my kids play youth-league basketball. Anyone who thinks leadership is easy should try coaching elementary and junior high basketball. My hat goes off to anyone who has the commitment—and the patience—to voluntarily coach youth sports.

Community: The Air, Water, and Soil of the Entrepreneurial Ecosystem

Entrepreneurship is the latest trend in economic development. Studies show that cities that support entrepreneurship boast lower unemployment, retain younger workers, and have the resources on-hand to solve local challenges. And Columbia is building its entrepreneurial ecosystem.

Offshore Drilling and Big Higher Education Numbers

In South Carolina there is hue and cry over the possibility of the ecological damage that can come with offshore drilling. But what is the hue and cry over the endowments in the major universities, the direct beneficiaries of successful oil exploration, both inland and offshore?

Six Figure College Debt: a Myth

We can hardly read a newspaper or magazine without seeing a headline focused on college debt and the burden it imposes on students and their families. For example, Fast Company has posted a number of articles highlighting individuals with post-graduation debt in excess of $100,000. As a nation, we are asking ourselves whether a bachelor’s degree is worth the debt often incurred and whether a college degree is really a worthwhile investment.

Part Two: Make 2018 your EntrepreYEAR!

This article addresses the resources available to help you locate a space to work, conduct your research and development, obtain mentorship, present your idea, and secure financing.

How to Proceed When Using an Internal Sexual Harassment Investigator

What if you can’t afford to hire an outside investigator? The next best thing is to appoint a competent, fair minded, management-level employee to investigate.

How Will 2018 Tax Reforms Impact You?

The Tax Cuts and Jobs Act (TCJA) will have widespread implications for companies, the American economy, and individuals. It’s already influencing many executives’ business decisions.

‘I Gotta Go Sell Something’

At some point in every entrepreneur’s journey comes the realization that business is driven by sales and that sales are driven by YOU.

This Cannot Be Tolerated

The after-2 a.m. crowd needs the access to the city just as much as the 9-5 daytime conventional types.

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