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Employers have many opportunities to sell students on Rochester (access required)

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Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce has intensified its focus on workforce development and talent strategy. Recruitment and retention of skilled, qualified and motivated workers has emerged as a key part of our region’s economic development future. Through meetings with workforce ...

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Making Rochester a viable place for career development, across the board (access required)

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Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce has gotten intensely involved in our region’s economic development initiatives over the past year. This is in addition to our core offerings of business advocacy, professional development, networking, promotion, human resources, and background screening and ...

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In wake of recent lawsuits, businesses should review their websites for accessibility (access required)

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Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce and the Center for Disability Rights have partnered to raise awareness of a recent rash of lawsuits targeting businesses over accessibility of their websites. These actions, brought by a small number of plaintiffs in the ...

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Rochester Chamber revamps programs, events (access required)

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Early in this 2019, Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce is reflecting on the past while planning strategically for the future. A great deal has changed here since the Industrial Management Council merger with the Rochester Metro Chamber of Commerce formed ...

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The business world and its leaders deserve much praise (access required)

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I recently had the honor of attending The Business Council of New York State’s annual meeting where Duke and Columbia public policy professor and retired IBM Vice President of Corporate Citizenship and Corporate Affairs Stan Litow received the Corning Award. ...

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Adopting a relationship-driven style of economic development (access required)

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I recently had the pleasure of traveling with a delegation of Rochester-area leaders to Columbus, Ohio to meet with that region’s key economic development agencies. Our group consisted of representatives from Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce, Greater Rochester Enterprise, University ...

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Keeping New York companies from seeking greener pastures (access required)

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Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce has enjoyed a very strong, teamwork-driven relationship with Greater Rochester Enterprise and Empire State Development over the past year. I applaud GRE CEO Matt Hurlbutt, ESD Finger Lakes Regional Director Vinnie Esposito and their teams ...

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