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Neecole Bostick


Make a first impression with your Handshake

This year, University Career Services has a new job search platform called Handshake that replaces Careerolina. The aptly-named platform helps students make the same good impression online that a handshake does in a job interview.  Similar to LinkedIn, Handshake’s purpose is to make job search and career planning more equitable for students. Built-in artificial intelligence comes to learn your habits and what jobs you are looking for, and then makes recommendations the more you use it. 


"Escape" from everyday routine at Bull City Escape

Bull City Escape is part of a growing trend of entertainment rooms that challenge the brain as well as group dynamics. The business engages its customers by locking them in a room for 60 minutes — the only way out is to find and solve a sequence of clues that leads you to the final combination. The concept started out with online games, then moved to real life entertainment rooms across the country, creating a network of interactive and immersive environments for groups to bond together.


Take a Glance at new social app Hopspot

In 2012, Josh Lineberger was working in the food-service industry, watching the way his customers interacted with each other. Today, he has an app inspired by what he saw in those days, an app development company that supports it and a plan to expand it beyond the Charlotte region.

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