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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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Helping Employers Solve Talent Issues

Manufacturing Council meeting highlights ways the Partnership is working with area companies to build sustainable talent pipelines.  It is the number one concern of employers in Western New York, the common pain point – how do companies find and retain qualified talent? The Manufacturing Council’s first meeting of 2020 presented

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Pathways to Production Collaborative

Local collaborative utilizes TPM process to build talent pool of technicians The Partnership’s Manufacturing Council held its first meeting of 2020 with a presentation on Talent Pipeline Management (TPM) a nationwide movement designed to address the talent challenges employers of every kind face. As an early adopter of the movement,

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Diving Deeper in Talent Pipeline Management

Partnership director attends 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. Bernie Aja, Director of Talent Pipeline Management,

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Sesha Yalamanchili joins Leader Exchange as facilitator

The Buffalo Niagara Partnership is pleased to introduce the newest facilitator in our Leader Exchange program: Sesha Yalamanchili, president and founder of On The Mark Consulting, headquartered in Western New York. Sesha will facilitate monthly sessions in the Partnership’s Leader Exchange, a unique peer-to-peer leadership development program focused on the

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How the Partnership helps regional employers develop leaders

Workforce and talent development are a priority for the Buffalo Niagara Partnership. As Dottie Gallagher, our President & CEO said when we released our 2018-2019 Annual Report to Members: “There is no denying that workforce development is truly job number one.” To that end, the Partnership offers two programs devoted

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How Addressing Transportation Barriers Benefits Employees—and Employers

Employee absences carry hidden costs that can affect an organization’s productivity and revenue. A survey by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM), Total Financial Impact of Employee Absences, found the total cost of time off for full-time employees was between 20.9 percent and 22.1 percent of payroll, with unplanned

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