Women represent 50 percent of our country’s population.
It is an issue that is fast becoming a priority for businesses today. Creating and fostering diversity and inclusion in the workplace is not only the right thing to do, it is the smart thing to do for every type of company.
We are all too familiar with the talent dilemma facing our region – employers are having a tough time finding candidates and those looking for work find it difficult to connect to these local employers. Addressing this dichotomy at a “systems level” is the purpose behind Employ Buffalo Niagara. To do this, Employ will demonstrate a new process for sourcing talent called Talent Pipeline Management (TPM). The US Chamber of Commerce Foundation developed this program back in 2014 and created a TPM Academy to help selected communities understand and implement this supply chain management based process. The Buffalo Niagara Partnership was chosen for this Academy and just completed the second learning session in Washington, DC.
Working capital does not need to be a limiting factor in your business growth.
New York State has a program available to minority or women-owned small businesses to help with much needed, short term financing.
The Partnership knows how important it is improve the border-crossing experience, which is why we recommend NEXUS.
The Partnership, knowing the effect that the November Storm had on our economy, has been assisting Erie County in identifying and quantifying the types of losses the private sector incurred during the storm (which took place Nov. 17 – 21, 2014.)
We have been soliciting feedback on this survey* to assess structural, operational, personnel related or loss of business damages.
*If we have not created a category for your specific loss, please use an open text box to describe the loss.