Growing our regional workforce: best practices to create a solid talent pipeline | Expert column

Growing our regional workforce: best practices to create a solid talent pipeline | Expert column

The shrinking talent pool is not unique to Hampton Roads, as industries across the globe grapple with the skills gap and the baby boomer exodus. The Harvard Business Review reported over 9 million open jobs in the U.S. as of…
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…