As the largest regional chamber of commerce in WNY, we bring approximately 4,500 people together each year via an unprecedented number of events, meetings, and workshops. Designed to facilitate networking opportunities, encourage business development, support professional development, and drive business advocacy, there is a BNP event for every member of your organization.
2023 Uncovering and Cultivating Hidden Talent - Session 3: Talent Hiding in Plain Sight
Wednesday, July 19, 2023 (11:30 AM - 1:00 PM) (EDT)
Uncovering and Cultivating Hidden Talent
This is not your father’s job market. The hiring and training landscape if shifting every day. Employers face growing pressure to hire and retain quality employees. Meanwhile, job seekers and incumbent workers have more options than ever before.
Join the Buffalo Niagara Partnership for a four-part series designed to help employers understand where to find talent and how to keep that talent for the long term.
Session 3: Talent Hiding in Plain Sight
To win the talent wars, employers must tap every potential talent pool. Chances are you are forgetting to look in a few key places. In this session, you will learn how to access non-traditional talent pools such as Opportunity Youth, recent immigrants and refugees, the disabled, and those formerly involved with the justice system. This session will also explore what employers need to know to make hiring from these populations successful for both the employer and the employee.
Jessica Centeno, Deputy Executive Director, Center for Employment Opportunities
Tommy McClam, Senior Director, Boys & Men of Color
Kathleen Pascucci, Vice President of Human Resources, People Inc.
Ashley Weaver, Employment Program Manager, International Institute of Buffalo
Complimentary parking is available in the Visitor's lot.
The Buffalo Niagara Partnership has officially been named an authorized Recertification Provider by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM). With this certification, participants in our qualified educational trainings and other HR-related programming will now have the opportunity to receive Professional Development Credits (PDCs).
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