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YouScience: Exposing Non-Traditional Students to CTE Pathways

YouScience is a revolutionary career guidance platform that is poised to change the way students explore CTE pathways and plan for their futures. Career and technical education has changed quite a bit over the years. CTE programs offer great exposure to many post-secondary options, but there is often a missed opportunity to get students into…

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Some Industries Are Still Lacking Women, but Female Professionals Can Help

Rich Feller Despite all the ways in which young women are shifting perceived social bias in the workplace, there are still many careers and industries that remain unbalanced. That’s because biases take a long time to evolve — adolescents growing up in a patriarchal society take their clues about the world of work from their…

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A Pivotal Point for Opportunity in Education

Lt. Governor Casey Cagle September 18, 2018 Earlier this month, the world was captivated by the story of Geoffrey Owens – an actor famous for his 80’s TV roles who made national news when he was photographed bagging groceries at a Trader Joe’s. After a series of articles highlighted his fall from stardom, Owens took…

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You Can Find Talent Easily – But How Do You Fill the Skills Gap?

Armando Garza September 13, 2018 Talents and skills are closely related, but they’re different in a few important ways. A talent is an innate ability that you’re born with, while a skill is something you learn over time. Numerical reasoning, for example, is an innate ability, whereas accountancy is a skill. Being talented with numbers…

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Where’s the Talent? Employers and Communities Need More than Passion

Rich Feller, Ph.D, Colorado State University August 9, 2018 | U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation What do you love to do? It’s a question that drives career planning nationwide. That seemingly harmless probe is the assumption behind interest-only assessments, which have historically dominated career guidance efforts. However, these assessments are failing employers and students. Too…

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America Has Talent: Leveraging Aptitudes to Build a Stronger Workforce

Philip Hardin, CEO and Co-Founder, YouScience March 20, 2018 – Center for Education and Workforce TAKEAWAYS – America may have a skills gap, but we don’t have a talent gap. We must help students explore their aptitudes. Despite historically low unemployment and a growing economy, hiring skilled workers remains a challenge in many of our nation’s key…

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Philip Hardin, CEO and Co-Founder, YouScience

Center for Education and Workforce Philip Hardin is CEO of YouScience, a one-of-a-kind career discovery profile designed to help students better understand their natural abilities, broaden awareness of career opportunities, and make more informed decisions about their individual pathway from education to career. Prior to helping found YouScience, Mr. Hardin helped transform a small technology…

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YouScience Helps Bartow Students Map Out Careers

The tool is free to all Georgia public high school students this year. By News Desk, News Partner | Jan 25, 2018 2:12 pm ET From the Bartow County School System: What are you going to be when you grow up? It’s a question parents have asked their children for years and believe it or not,…

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Metro Schools hosts ninth annual career fair for high school students

Engineering, video game development, veterinary medicine; these are just some of the career aspirations of Metro Schools students who attended the ninth annual My Future. My Way. Career Exploration Fair. More than 6,000 high school freshmen from 22 MNPS schools, including magnet, charter and the 12 largest neighborhood schools, gathered at the Music City Center on…

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