Energy and Telecommunications
Buffalo Niagara’s energy and telecommunication sectors power and connect regional businesses and the community as a whole. The region’s access to low-cost electric power has always been essential to business attraction and retention and is critical to competing in a changing economy. At the same time, changing regulations and increasing costs are impacting both the sector's ability to compete and attract needed talent. Join BNP as we bring leaders together to collaborate, strategize and chart the future of energy and telecommunications in our region.
Thurs., Sept. 14, 2023
8:30 am to 10:00 am
Buffalo Niagara Partnership
257 West Genesee Street, Suite 600
Buffalo, NY 14202
From the Blog
What’s it like to work a customer service job at a regional employer with immediate openings? Students from 716 Ministries/Trocaire and the Service Collaborative of WNY found out through a day spent visiting with hiring managers from Univera, National Fuel, Wegmans, and Independent Health.
The Buffalo Niagara Partnership knows that hiring is the most common pain point amongst all employers right now, and will be for the foreseeable future. We created the Employ Buffalo Niagara Career Pathways Program to help regional companies attract and retain talent in this challenging job market.
The Buffalo Niagara Partnership continues to expand the Career Pathways Project as a component of Employ Buffalo Niagara to help connect job seekers to regional careers with tangible growth opportunities. The project was launched in 2021, made possible by a generous grant from the Ralph C. Wilson, Jr Foundation.
New York State Comptroller Tom DiNapoli recently released a report assessing the state Department of Labor’s workforce development efforts. The report found significant overlap, duplication, gaps, and fragmentation in state workforce development programs and services. The audit found that New York offers over 500 workforce development programs and services, administered