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Creating Career Pathways

BNP Career Pathway Video Shoot at Zehnder-Rittling How can we connect a job seeker to an employment opportunity that can lead to a long and rewarding career? All employers are trying to answer this question as quickly as possible. The national labor shortage, which is impacting industries from manufacturing to

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US Chamber Releases Workforce Agenda

As we recover from the COVID-19 pandemic, the Buffalo Niagara region is experiencing a workforce shortage that hinders the rebound of our economy. In this year’s Upstate NY Business Leaders Survey, 54% of surveyed CEOs in the Western NY region felt there was not an ample supply of workers to meet their needs. The BNP

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Restarting Talent Pipeline Management

Three Partnership staff members attend TPM Academy to earn certification. At the Buffalo Niagara Partnership, we always do our homework in supporting the needs of our members. In fact, when it comes to Talent Pipeline Management – TPM – we are actually going to school.  The U.S. Chamber of Commerce TPM Academy, a formal training

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Connecting student learning to real-world applications

Among the greatest challenges in education is getting students to be engaged. One of the most effective strategies in engaging students is connecting them to real world applications. The Employ Buffalo Niagara team recently welcomed the opportunity to work with Buffalo Public Schools Adult Education in facilitating a career awareness

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Career & Technical Education Programs Help Fill Talent Pipeline

It’s not uncommon to hear employers express concern about filling open positions. Many employers are inundated with applications from unqualified candidates who lack the necessary credentials and experience—a drain on company time and resources. That’s where Career & Technical Education (CTE) programs come in. To help fill Buffalo Niagara’s talent

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Improving Access to Education Programs is Critical to Workforce Development

Employ Buffalo Niagara participates in Business Leads Fellowship program of the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation (USCCF) focused on education Marilyn Roach, Director of Business Development for Employ Buffalo Niagara, attended a three-day intensive workshop program in September as part of the Business Leads Fellowship program run by the U.S. Chamber

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