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Help Wanted: Buffalo CEOs say the region is falling short on hiring
Help still wanted – Buffalo CEOs fall short on hiring
BUFFALO, N.Y. (The Buffalo News) — Don Levy, director of the Siena College Research Institute, calls it the “workforce blues.”
Put simply, employers struggle to fill job openings – even as they feel upbeat about their growth prospects.
Levy quantified the problems Buffalo Niagara CEOs say they are having with hiring, based on the Siena Institute’s survey of 105 CEOs in the Buffalo Niagara region.
Dottie Gallagher, president and CEO of the Buffalo Niagara Partnership, said she was surprised that across upstate, even as many as 13% of employers in the survey said there was an ample supply of workers to hire from, given how often Partnership members raise the worker shortage issue.
BNP Welcomes Kenya Hobbs as new Dir. Community Engagement & Equity Initiatives
The Buffalo Niagara Partnership (BNP) is pleased to announce the hiring of Kenya K. Hobbs as Director, Community Engagement & Equity Initiatives.
Buffalo Niagara Partnership Announces 2023 ATHENA Award® Individual Finalists
The Buffalo Niagara Partnership is pleased to announce the individual finalists for the 2023 ATHENA Leadership and Young Professional Leadership Awards®. The awards recognize contributions made by women leaders that show professional excellence and advance the status of women throughout the Buffalo Niagara region.
Manufacturers focus on workforce needs, energy requirements
BUFFALO, N.Y. (The Buffalo News) — Manufacturers in the Buffalo Niagara region have a lot on their minds, beyond supply chain issues and inflation.
They’re trying to fill job openings and get young people interested in manufacturing careers.
Local businesses say they’re still having a hard time finding qualified workers to fill positions
BUFFALO, N.Y. (WKBW) — It appears Erie county’s economy is off to a strong start in 2023. That’s according to the county executive and an historic new “unemployment report” for our region. But, is this really good news for local businesses?