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‘The business community is starving for people’; The Great Resignation continues in Hampton Roads

HAMPTON ROADS, Va. – Nationwide, the workforce has seen over 47 million people voluntarily resign from their jobs. It’s coined ‘The Great Resignation” and it’s hitting close to home, with several Hampton Roads companies scrambling to find enough employees. “The…
‘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 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…
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…