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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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3 Ways Employers Can Shape Workforce Culture and Reap the Benefits

It is not a surprise that Buffalo Niagara employers have identified workforce issues as pain points. For the last two years, according to the Buffalo Niagara Partnership’s Member Pulse survey results, workforce issues have remained among the top three pain points. Recently, the Partnership hosted its annual CEOs Speak event,

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A Look Into the Future of Workforce Development in WNY

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] Buffalo Niagara Partnership sponsors tour of Northland Workforce Training Center prior to start of first classes in September. This is big. A 35-acre advanced manufacturing district with seven buildings on Buffalo’s East Side. Over 250,000 square feet of newly renovated training and classroom space. Hundreds of pieces of new

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Getting a Job - Employ Buffalo Niagara

Getting a Job is Hard. Getting to Work Can Be Harder.

Employ Buffalo Niagara connects local employers with residents seeking job opportunities. While job placement is vital to the success of our region, creating opportunity is only step one in addressing our regional workforce challenges. Once an employee is hired, they must be able to get to their job and all

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