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‘Let’s Go to Work!’: Campaign aims to re-energize Hampton Roads workforce

‘Let’s Go to Work!’: Campaign aims to re-energize Hampton Roads workforce

By Krystal Searcy | Apr 14, 2022
By Sandra J. PenneckeInside Business•Mar 22, 2022 at 3:46 pm Norfolk — The Hampton Roads Workforce Council has launched a campaign aimed to re-energize the region’s workforce. Let’s Go to Work! launched on March 14 and is geared to help traditional…
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NextGen Opportunity Fair coming soon in Chesapeake

NextGen Opportunity Fair coming soon in Chesapeake

By Krystal Searcy | Mar 8, 2022
by: Richelle HammielPosted: Mar 1, 2022 / 11:59 PM EST / Updated: Mar 1, 2022 / 11:59 PM EST CHESAPEAKE, Va. (WAVY) – The Hampton Roads Workforce Council will host the annual NextGen Opportunity Fair on Wednesday, March 10 in Chesapeake. According to officials, the…
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5 ways to reverse ‘The Great Resignation’ in your company

By Krystal Searcy | Mar 8, 2022
By SHAWN AVERYINSIDE BUSINESS |MAR 07, 2022 AT 7:55 AM The Great Resignation. The Great Reshuffle. The Big Quit. No matter which phrasing you choose to describe the staggering rate of Americans leaving their jobs over the last year, one thing is clear: It…
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‘The Great Upgrade’: Hampton Roads workers looking for better job opportunities

By Krystal Searcy | Feb 17, 2022
By: Aesia Toliver PORTSMOUTH, Va. (WAVY) — The pandemic was a wake up call for many when it came to their work-life balance. Whether it’s a nurse who got burnt out from the surge in patients from COVID-19 or an…
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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

By Krystal Searcy | Dec 15, 2021
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…
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New Center In Newport News Will Help Veterans

New Center In Newport News Will Help Veterans

By thejissan@gmail.com | Nov 19, 2021
NEWPORT NEWS- With a traditional ribbon cutting ceremony and grand opening, the Hampton Roads Workforce Council unveiled its second Hampton Roads Veterans Employment Center on November 16. Roughly 85 people were in attendance at the ceremony for the new center,…
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Veterans Employment Center opens in Newport News

By Krystal Searcy | Nov 19, 2021
Author: Angelo VargasPublished: 4:26 PM EST November 16, 2021Updated: 4:46 PM EST November 16, 2021 NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — The resources to help military veterans find jobs are expanding in Hampton Roads. In fact — they’ve doubled with the grand opening of a…
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New veterans employment center set to open in Newport News

By Krystal Searcy | Nov 19, 2021
Author: Angelo VargasPublished: 3:44 PM EST November 11, 2021Updated: 4:04 PM EST November 11, 2021 NEWPORT NEWS, Va. — It’s important to remember to support veterans every day. “Veterans Day is a day where we honor all those who served,” said Mike Lingenfelter,…
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Hampton Roads Veterans Employment Center opens in Newport News

By Krystal Searcy | Nov 19, 2021
By: Web Staff , Penny KmittPosted at 11:37 AM, Nov 16, 2021 and last updated 7:43 PM, Nov 16, 2021 NEWPORT NEWS, Va. – Hampton Roads Veterans Employment Center is opening in Newport News. The center plans to give veterans living on the peninsula…
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