Workforce





Engaging Our Future Workforce As A Community

When I was in middle school, I was more concerned with making the grade than applying the information. Work hard, be an honors student and stay active in afterschool programs – this is what I thought it meant to be an ideal student and prepare myself to…


New Recruiting Company Looks to Partner with Manufacturing Clients

In light of the Upstate’s continued growth in manufacturing and increasing demand for industry talent, Air Force veteran, Lindsay Hansel, is announcing the launch of First Class Recruiting. Designed to provide a partnership between the recruiter and client, the company will specialize in executive level recruiting in…


Best Practices for Developing an Entry-Level Workforce

Contributing Column by: Joel Welch, Greenville Tech Developing a highly skilled, entry-level workforce is critical for driving economic development and keeping companies competitive in today’s environment. Nationwide, communities and companies are tackling this challenge.  In many cases, efforts to satisfy industry needs are undertaken independently.  Companies will…



Manufacturing Quick Jobs Open House to be Held October 22

Greenville Technical College’s Corporate & Career Development Division will host a Quick Jobs Manufacturing Open House on Thursday, October 22 from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. on the Barton Campus in celebration of Manufacturing Month. The Quick Jobs program allows working adults, or those in occupational transition, to…


The Future of Manufacturing Training

The future of manufacturing training lies with virtual reality, whether it is a fully immersive simulation training exercise or a computer based training application based on 3D models of the workplace and its equipment. Imagine the Brilliant Factory which operates as a Model-Based Enterprise. The CAD file…