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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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Veterans employment center in Newport News to offer resume development, career building workshops and training

Veterans employment center in Newport News to offer resume development, career building workshops and training

By Krystal Searcy | Nov 19, 2021
By DAVE RESSDAILY PRESS |NOV 15, 2021 AT 4:04 PM The Hampton Roads Workforce Council will open its new Hampton Roads Veterans Employment Center in Newport News on Tuesday. The center will offer individual help to veterans and military spouses in their searches for…
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The Hive in Virginia Beach is a sweet spot for small businesses to take flight

The Hive in Virginia Beach is a sweet spot for small businesses to take flight

By Krystal Searcy | Nov 10, 2021
By SANDRA J. PENNECKEINSIDE BUSINESS |NOV 03, 2021 AT 8:11 AM VIRGINIA BEACH — Just like a healthy beehive, the economic vitality of a region thrives when everyone works together. On Sept. 22, the city of Virginia Beach opened The Hive, a collaborative workspace where…
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Drowning in a sea of goodwill.  Finding the right help is a challenge for veterans

Drowning in a sea of goodwill. Finding the right help is a challenge for veterans

By Krystal Searcy | Oct 25, 2021
There’s help available for veterans needing jobs, a place to live or mental health services — but the challenge is finding out where to seek it out, veterans, local nonprofits and government officials said Thursday at a roundtable hosted by…
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Hampton Roads Community Foundation awards grants to youth programs

By thejissan@gmail.com | Oct 21, 2021
The Community Leadership Partners has awarded $200,000 in grants to 15 organizations across the region that are designed to benefit “opportunity youth.” Author: 13News Now StaffPublished: 11:34 AM EDT October 20, 2021Updated: 11:34 AM EDT October 20, 2021 NORFOLK, Va. — Author’s note: The…
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Plenty of $1,000 bonuses available in Virginia Beach to get more hospitality workers hired

By Krystal Searcy | Oct 16, 2021
VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. – The City of Virginia Beach’s efforts to get more people hired in its hospitality industry hasn’t been easy. The city is offering money to get people to work in restaurants and hotels. In August, the city…
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Alelo AI reskills workers in half the time of conventional programs to become Semifinalist in global XPRIZE Competition

By Krystal Searcy | Oct 16, 2021
Alelo advances as a Semifinalist in the XPRIZE Rapid Reskilling competition with its eight-week online course that trains unemployed and underemployed for a career in healthcare through role-playing with artificially intelligent avatars. LOS ANGELES (PRWEB) SEPTEMBER 02, 2021 After reaching the…
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Newer Hampton Roads nonprofit working to invest into the region

By Krystal Searcy | Oct 16, 2021
by: Kara DixonPosted: Sep 28, 2021 / 08:18 PM EDT / Updated: Sep 28, 2021 / 09:00 PM EDT NORFOLK, Va. (WAVY) — A newer nonprofit organization in Hampton Roads is investing in the community and hoping others will join it. Local Initiatives Support Corporation…
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Virginia Beach Councilman proposes grant for mental health worker recruitment

Virginia Beach Councilman proposes grant for mental health worker recruitment

By Krystal Searcy | Oct 16, 2021
by: Dana HazzardPosted: Sep 30, 2021 / 07:58 AM EDT / Updated: Oct 3, 2021 / 04:34 PM EDT VIRGINIA BEACH, Va. (WAVY) — Virginia Beach Councilman Michael Berlucchi is proposing a $200,000 grant to the Hampton Roads Workforce Council to address recruitment and retention…
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