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…
City Awards Additional .4 Million to the Virginia Beach Pandemic Relief Partnership

City Awards Additional $12.4 Million to the Virginia Beach Pandemic Relief Partnership

Monday, March 22, 2021 Virginia Beach City Council recently voted to provide an additional $12.4 million in funding to continue providing resources and assistance to Virginia Beach residents and small businesses impacted by COVID-19.  The funds are being distributed through…

Meet The Cities: Norfolk, Virginia Xprize Rapid Reskilling

Through the XPRIZE Rapid Reskilling competition, teams will collaborate with workforce boards and XPERT advisors to advance new training technologies that lead to jobs paying a living wage and offering opportunities for career growth. Over the past six weeks, we’ve…

Workforce Boards in Six States Selected for National Partnerships to Help Get Americans Back to Work

$6 million Grand Challenge competition reimagines employment services through the application of advanced technologies, data analytics BOSTON, Nov. 19, 2020 /PRNewswire/ — Launched in 2020 in response to unprecedented labor market volatility, the Future of Work Grand Challenge today announced its selection of workforce board…

New Google feature aims to simplify Hampton Roads job searches

A new Google pilot program could help Hampton Roads job seekers find high-paying jobs and training options, but one workforce expert says there’s still more companies can do to connect people to local resources. The enormous tech company recently announced…