New Tool Helps Students Discover Their Aptitudes

Rutherford County Schools are using a new computer program to help middle school students better identify their aptitudes and match those to possible career paths. Eight-grade students all across the district took the YouScience Snapshot aptitude test last semester, and received reports showing them career interests, skill sets, career matches and information on college or…

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Career guidance tool helping middle Georgia students

MACON, Ga.– The YouScience program provides students the resources needed to think more practically about how their natural talents could best be used in the workforce. The YouScience program was introduced into middle Georgia schools just last year and so far its reached over 1,200 students at one school alone. Jalisa Williams attends Jones county…

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New data about student “aptitudes” could help fill worker skills gap

March 15, 2019 By: Ty Tagami, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution A mismatch between students’ innate aptitudes and their career interests may be contributing to worker shortages in high-demand, well-paying, fields. New test data being gathered for the first time in Georgia schools show many groups of students have natural propensities for, say, computer science, yet express little…

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ICYMI: U.S. Chamber Applauds “Amazing” Workforce Development Tool YouScience

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 22, 2019 CONTACT Alexandra  Sollberger ICYMI: U.S. Chamber Applauds “Amazing” Workforce Development Tool YouScience Nashville, Tenn. – In an interview on Kentucky Educational Television’s “Connections with Renee Shaw,” Cheryl Oldham, Vice President of Education Policy and Senior Vice President of Education and Workforce for the U.S. Chamber of Commerce, described Nashville-based tech company YouScience as an “amazing” and…

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YouScience Snapshot- Now Available in Middle Schools

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 7, 2019 CONTACT Alexandra  Sollberger  
Nashville Tech Company Releases Innovative Career Guidance Tool for Middle School Students   Recognizing growing demand for early career guidance, YouScience introduces Snapshot for middle school students  Nashville, TN – YouScience, a technology company offering aptitude-based career guidance tools to align education with workforce demands, has rolled out…

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How to Build a Better Tech Talent Pipeline

With potential competitors in the tech space cropping up every second, it’s more important than ever to have the talent necessary to give your business a competitive edge. In our increasingly digital world, building a strong tech talent pipeline is vital for your company to succeed. Unfortunately, research shows that goal may be difficult to…

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How to Provide the Full-Service Community-Supported Public Schools We Need

All students have potential, but access to support and opportunity is not equally distributed. As a high school principal for 10 years, I encountered well-intentioned teachers and students racing toward adulthood with an endless variety of needs: students struggling with poverty; transience; family changes; immigration; addiction; the negative effects of trauma; and emotional, physical, and…

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4 Ways to Recruit the Now Generation and the Next Generation

Watch out, Gen Xers — according to the Pew Research Center, Millennials have gained the majority and now comprise the largest generation in the U.S. workforce. Clearly, companies competing for top talent are already tapping into this labor pool in order to meet their recruiting needs. It’s time to evaluate what’s working in Millennial talent acquisition and strategize for post-Millennial…

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YouScience CEO Discusses Talent Development at U.S. Chamber of Commerce

Nashville’s YouScience CEO and co-founder Philip Hardin recently joined leaders from Bank of America and FedEx for a panel discussion on “Building Talent from Scratch” at the U.S. Chamber Foundation’s annual talent development conference, “Talent Forward: Workforce Challenges, Employer-Led Solutions,” in Washington, D.C. The panel examined opportunities for employers to play a more active and engaged role…

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