Columbia SC News Update 12-09-2010
Moore School forecast for 2011: ‚ÄėEconomy is Healing‚Äô
An annual economic forecast delivered today in Columbia by University of South Carolina economists at the Darla Moore School of Business indicated that increases in personal income and a better job market will help the state‚Äôs economy continue to slowly recover.
Study: Overqualified candidates underrated
The study dispels the notion that overqualified job applicants are easily bored or prone to quit.
Medical school expansion faces challenge
Upstate lawmakers are bracing for a political showdown over the expansion of the USC medical school in Greenville. They called it a ‚Äúturf war‚ÄĚ over economic development not unlike the one that pitted the Upstate against the Midlands in the effort to lure Southwest Airlines.
S.C. Chamber announces 2010-11 board of directors
The S.C. Chamber of Commerce announce its the newly elected board of directors and executive committee for 2010-11.
Recycler to expand Florence County facility
ICE Recycling LLC, a recycler of plastics and polymers, today announce
d it will invest $4.35 million to expand its operations in Florence County. The company expects to create 50 new jobs.
irtual job shadows available to students
Microburst Learning has completed four new Virtual Job Shadows that promote careers in manufacturing to the state‚Äôs middle and high school students.
Hospital wins four marketing awards
Providence Hospitals received four awards at the Carolina‚Äôs Healthcare Public Relations & Marketing Society Fall Conference in Charleston.
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