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Study ranks Rochester low for Hispanic employment and entrepreneurship

A new study shows that the Rochester faces challenges when it comes to Hispanic employment and entrepreneurship. The study comes from the financial...
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Fri, 05/03/2019 - 12:53pm
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Connections: Jonathan Gruber on Rochester as an economic growth engine

We sit down with Jonathan Gruber, an economics professor at MIT who says Rochester is set to become one of America's growth engines. He’s in Rochester...
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Wed, 04/17/2019 - 10:14am
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Connections: Why is "ghosting" employers on the rise?

Perhaps you’ve heard the term “ghosting” used in the context of dating or relationships – where a partner or potential date just disappears. The term is...
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Mon, 01/07/2019 - 9:42am
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Finger Lakes-Rochester area to get $86.5 million in state economic development aid

The Rochester-Finger Lakes area will be receiving $86.5 million dollars in state aid for a variety of economic development projects. The official...
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Tue, 12/18/2018 - 10:42am
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Business Report: More strong job numbers; plans to redevelop the former Kodak Hawkeye site

In this week's WXXI Business Report: --The latest numbers from the NYS Labor Department show continued strong growth in the Rochester area labor market....
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Tue, 09/25/2018 - 12:44am
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Connections: Discussing "dying professions"

A new list of "25 dying professions you should avoid" has gone viral, and it's generating conversations about the occupations listed. While it may not...
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Tue, 09/18/2018 - 11:18am
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Connections: The state of workforce development in Rochester and the Finger Lakes

We discuss workforce development in Rochester and the Finger Lakes. A local program has been highlighted by a statewide non-profit for its efforts to...
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Thu, 09/13/2018 - 10:57am
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Connections: Job shaming, and how to create a culture where all jobs are respected

“Cosby Show” actor Geoffrey Owens is speaking out about recent criticism regarding his job as a cashier at a grocery store. Owens was working at Trader...
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Wed, 09/05/2018 - 11:37am
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NYS private sector jobs top 8-million in 2017; small increase in Rochester jobs compared to 2016

NYS Labor Department officials say that newly revised data shows that New York State’s economic expansion continued last year, with the annual private...
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Thu, 03/08/2018 - 10:01am
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Unemployment rises locally in December

The latest unemployment numbers show a rise in joblessness for the Rochester area in December. The unemployment rate stood at 5.0 percent, up from 4.7...
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Tue, 01/23/2018 - 10:24am
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