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Small Biz Insider: Construction Firm CEO Says Talent Key to 1080% Growth Over 3 Years

A Houston-based commercial general contractor has just recently received some national recognition.  Garrison Construction Group was named on the Inc. 500 list. That's the top 500 companies from the…

Re-Imagining Education and Career-Connected Learning — How Junior Achievement is Driving Opportunity for All

Career exploration and the skills to succeed have become a part of K-12 education across Texas over the last several years, but a new educational model within Houston Independent School District’s…

Economic Update: The Keys to Recovery

A new surge of COVID-19 cases threatens to slow the economic recovery nationwide and here in Houston. But recent indicators show increased consumer and business confidence nearly eight months into…

10 Takeaways from the 2020 Houston NEXT: An ERG Summit

The Partnership convened nearly 700 business leaders, diversity and inclusion officers, HR professionals, recruiters and ERG leaders at the third annual Houston NEXT: An ERG Summit October 15-19. The…

What Do Houston Students Know About Good Careers in Our Economy? UpSkill Houston and Rice University Partner on Study to Find Out 

In 2018, Rice University School of Social Sciences Consulting Practicum approached UpSkill Houston to engage Rice students with real world problems. Based on focus group research UpSkill Houston…

Workers Put Premium on Obtaining Skills Yet Unsure of Upskilling Opportunities

A new survey of American workers indicates that workers mostly feel positive sentiment pertaining to the economy, but it revealed concerning truths about career exploration and access to skills…
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