workforce development

Smile! For many, finding a job during pandemic involves video interviews

Jared Valentine used to own a restaurant, and he has marketing experience, but in recent years, he’s been working gigs whenever he can get them. After...
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Mon, 05/04/2020 - 10:03am
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Sands Family Foundation donates $3 million to FLCC for nursing program expansion

Finger Lakes Community College has received the largest gift in its history. The Sands Family Foundation will donate $3 million to FLCC to help it more...
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Thu, 12/05/2019 - 10:48am
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Connections: Exploring the "Live in Ithaca" workforce attraction program

How can small and medium-sized cities in this country build a job base that will last well into the future? It’s a question the city of Ithaca is...
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Mon, 04/29/2019 - 10:30am
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State-funded economic development program running ahead of schedule

New York state and local officials say that the $500 million awarded to the Finger Lakes region by Governor Andrew Cuomo in 2015 as part of the Upstate...
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Wed, 04/03/2019 - 8:56am
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Monroe County announces new job training program

Monroe County is launching a new job training program tailored for IT companies. The program, announced Sunday by County Executive Cheryl Dinolfo, is...
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Mon, 02/11/2019 - 7:08am
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Business Report: RIT quantum workshop preview; MCC touts success of tech degrees

The Photonics for Quantum Workshop is coming to RIT later on this week, and we give you a preview of what will be happening at the conference. MCC is...
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Mon, 01/21/2019 - 11:45am
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Local optics company expects to add 200 jobs

Governor Andrew Cuomo announced Tuesday that Rochester Precision Optics will be adding to its facilities on John Street in Henrietta. The company...
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Wed, 12/05/2018 - 8:35am
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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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Job fair will focus on three in-demand industries

Monroe County and Monroe Community College are teaming up once again to host "Inspire Monroe," a new targeted career exploration fair. County Executive...
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Thu, 03/01/2018 - 7:03am
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Construction Career Day introduces local youth to trade work

Local students were able to get out of the classroom Thursday to learn more about the hands-on work of construction, welding and plumbing. The occasion...
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Fri, 10/27/2017 - 11:36am
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