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2021 D&I Symposium: Meet Eric Yarwood, Featured Speaker

The BNP is pleased to welcome Eric Yarwood, Executive Director, Education Collaborative of WNY as a featured speaker at our 2021 D&I Symposium: DEI at Work. We will be helping you get to know each presenter, panelist, and moderator in the weeks ahead, leading up to the 4th Annual D&I Symposium on

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Preparing for Post-Pandemic Job Turnover

Spring has finally sprung, and as the welcoming sight of sunshine greets our western New York community, the local business ecosystem is revving with activity. Not only are companies beginning to normalize operations, but increases in workforce demands have warranted hiring additional resources to keep pace with business needs. As

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2021 D&I Symposium: Meet Danielle Evancho Bozich, Featured Panelist

The BNP is pleased to welcome Danielle Evancho Bozich, Director of Talent Acquisition and Training, Erie County Medical Center Corporation (ECMC) as a featured panelist at our 2021 D&I Symposium: DEI at Work. We will be helping you get to know each presenter, panelist, and moderator in the weeks ahead, leading

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Making Sure No One Is Left Behind As Our Community Rebounds From COVID-19

As consumers emerge and spend within their communities, there are new opportunities to support minority-owned businesses. According to the New York Small Business Development Center, roughly 30 percent of small businesses in our state are minority-owned. When you consider that roughly half (48%) of small business revenues are recirculated back

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2021 D&I Symposium: Meet Jerome Singletary, Featured Speaker

The BNP is pleased to welcome Jerome Singletary, Community Outreach and Advocacy Manager, United Way of Buffalo & Erie County as a featured speaker at our 2021 D&I Symposium: DEI at Work. We will be helping you get to know each presenter, panelist, and moderator in the weeks ahead, leading up to

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2021 D&I Symposium: Meet Michael Weiner, Featured Speaker

The BNP is pleased to welcome Michael Weiner, President & CEO, United Way of Buffalo & Erie County as a featured speaker at our 2021 D&I Symposium: DEI at Work. We will be helping you get to know each presenter, panelist, and moderator in the weeks ahead, leading up to the 4th

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What Employers Need to Know About the HERO Act

Recently, Governor Cuomo signed the NY HERO Act, a bill that creates new workplace safety requirements. This legislation will have wide-ranging implications for employers across the state. The BNP strongly advocated for changes to make this legislation less burdensome. Now that it has become law, it is important for employers

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Top Skills New Leaders Need (To Get Ahead)

Do you want to become a leader? It won’t happen by accident. With our world changing at a seemingly more rapid rate, leaders—and aspiring ones—will need to learn to adapt to sense new expectations and opportunities. “The leaders who are succeeding in this time are those who have been able

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Building a Diverse & Inclusive Workplace

At Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield of Western New York, we are dedicated to building an environment where our employees, members, and communities can celebrate who they are and lead healthy lives. Diverse and inclusive workplaces are invaluable not only for our employees but also for our members and the

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