Hampton Roads Workforce Council says 200 paid internship spots still open

Hampton Roads Workforce Council says 200 paid internship spots still open

Photo by: Sabella, Anthony Article By:  Anthony Sabella After kicking off earlier this month, a local internship placement program says it still has 200 paid positions it needs to fill. The NextGen Regional Internship Program runs from July to June…

MAKING A MARK: New program aims to recruit, retain job talent in Hampton Roads

Author: Ashley SmithPublished: 6:15 AM EDT July 8, 2021Updated: 12:08 PM EDT July 8, 2021 As communities slowly come out of the pandemic, businesses are working to fill positions. Campus757 targets college students and grads newly entering the workforce. NORFOLK, Va. — A…
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Virginia career, veteran employment centers in Norfolk to fully reopen June 14

Photo Credit: Joseph Davis, 13News Now The Hampton Roads Workforce Council is fully reopening two of its centers in Norfolk. 13News Now finds out when and why their programs are in such need. Author: Angelique ArintokPublished: 10:06 PM EDT June 11, 2021Updated: 11:30…
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Hampton Roads restaurants are adapting to worker shortage

Hampton Roads restaurant owners have to make swift changes to their business as reopening becomes a struggle in the labor force. Author: Angelo VargasPublished: 5:57 PM EDT June 11, 2021Updated: 5:58 PM EDT June 11, 2021 VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. — Restaurant Owners can’t…
The power to feed | Ruth Jones Nichols, Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore

The power to feed | Ruth Jones Nichols, Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore

Dr. Ruth Jones Nichols, president and CEO of the Foodbank of Southeastern Virginia and the Eastern Shore, is passionate about eliminating the root causes of food insecurity because she grew up with it: “I’m thankful for my personal experiences because…