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Slack VP gets ahead with curiosity, a 'superpower' and 3 key questions

SAN FRANCISCO – April Underwood, 37, is the vice president of product at enterprise software company Slack, one of the hottest tech companies in the Bay Area. As the head of product, she partners with engineering leadership to oversee a team of around 350 people and is responsible for product vision and strategy at a company that boasts more than 5 million daily active users and a valuation of more than a billion dollars.

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Your Office Coach: Tips for making a mid-life career change

Q: I am feeling somewhat uneasy about my upcoming career transition. In about six months, I plan to take early retirement and enter a completely new profession. After 30 years as a civilian engineer with the military, I recently became certified as a pharmacy technician and hope to find employment in that field.

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Liz Reyer: Keeping top talent when company is in flux

Q: My company has been undergoing substantial restructuring and reorganization, and our new strategic direction has been slow to emerge. As leader of a fairly large work team, I am faced with some of my best team members beginning to get itchy feet. How can I encourage retention during a time of transition and uncertainty?

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Clover coach Brian Lane thrilled with his QB, talks next opponent

Brian Lane has shifted Clover to a spread offense and judging by the 56 points the Blue Eagles scored in their opener, the transition is going well. QB Garrett Miller is a huge reason why, according to Lane.
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Clover coach Brian Lane thrilled with his QB, talks next opponent 1:03

Clover coach Brian Lane thrilled with his QB, talks next opponent

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Bond set at over $80K for Rock Hill victim of 2011 mob attack, now accused of armed robbery

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Fort Mill, Tega Cay should have 'symbiotic relationship,' say Savage, Sheppard

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