The Central New York market now has a link between employers and job seekers: CNY Employment Guide.
ROOFERS RECRUIT APPRENTICES (Tue, March 31st, 2009)
Cicero, NY - The Roofers Joint Apprenticeship Committee of Syracuse, Local Union #195, will conduct a recruitment from April 6, 2009 through April 2, 2010 for ten 10 roofer apprentices, State Labor Commissioner M. Patricia Smith announced today.
Applications will be... MoreSRCTec, Inc. and Natur-Tyme, Inc. Take Top Honors at 2009 Chamber Business of the Year Awards (Mon, March 30th, 2009)
SRCTec, Inc., and Natur-Tyme, Inc. received top honors at the 20th Annual Greater Syracuse Chamber of Commerce Business of the Year Awards at the Nicholas J. Pirro Onondaga County Convention Center at Oncenter on Thursday evening, March 12.
New York State... MoreGET HIRED NOW! (Wed, March 25th, 2009)
How to be Exactly What Employers are Looking for!
The Mature Workforce Alliance of Central New York is pleased to announce a special presentation, “This Is Your Moment” by nationally recognized motivational speaker Chuck Bartlett, of Talentude Consulting at the... MoreFREE COMPUTER AND JOB-READINESS WORKSHOPS FOR WOMEN SEEKING EMPLOYMENT (Tue, March 24th, 2009)
Are you divorced, separated, widowed, single mothers or has your spouse been laid off? Do you now need
to get a job because you have lost or are about to lose your primary source of support?
Would you like to assess your skills and interests and learn more about... More17th Annual Greater Syracuse Chamber Business Show (Mon, March 23rd, 2009)
Featuring the Green Tech Businesses of New York’s Creative Core
The largest business show in the Northeast, the Greater Syracuse Chamber Business Show, will take place on Thursday, April 2, 2009 from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at the Americraft Center of Progress... MoreChamber Business Show to Feature Green Tech Companies (Thu, February 5th, 2009)
For the last three years, the Chamber has been a leader in branding our region as a global hot spot for green technology. As a founding member of the Green Team, it has always been my goal for Central New York to be synonymous with everything green. Along with my... MoreLABOR DEPARTMENT ANNOUNCES UNPRECEDENTED STEPS TO BETTER ASSIST WORKERS WITH THEIR UNEMPLOYMENT INSURANCE CLAIMS (Tue, December 30th, 2008)
Albany, NY - This afternoon, State Labor Commissioner M. Patricia Smith announced a series of measures to aid workers affected by the current recession gripping the state and nation. These new measures, which will begin on Monday, December 8, will be fully in place... MorePresident’s Perspective – Celebrating Jim Walsh (Fri, October 31st, 2008)
Frequently the results of leadership, vision and dedication take time to fully appreciate and be recognized. No doubt that is true of our retiring Congressman Jim Walsh. We can compile the long list of his contributions to our community and the nation, easily... MoreAlzheimer's Disease Awareness Stamp Now Available (Fri, October 17th, 2008)
Alzheimer's Association Teams With U.S. Postal Service to Educate Public
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (Oct. 17, 2008) - According to the Alzheimer's Association's
2008 Alzheimer's Disease Facts and Figures report, currently more than 5
million Americans are living with... MoreBryant & Stratton College Goes Green With Free Bus Service, 4-Day Schedules (Mon, September 22nd, 2008)
Syracuse, NY — With the rising cost of gasoline, and a rising concern for the environment, Bryant & Stratton College has launched a number of Green initiatives aimed at addressing both issues. The cornerstone of these initiatives is an agreement between the College and... MoreUnshackle Upstate Leader to Chair Empire State Development (Fri, July 25th, 2008)
The Unshackle Upstate coalition has grown to include more than 70 business organizations across Upstate New York employing more than one million people. The Greater Syracuse Chamber of Commerce is pleased to be one of the leading metro partners in this important... MoreTech Garden Launches New Economy Network (Mon, June 30th, 2008)
If it takes a village to raise a child, it takes a whole region’s resources to grow a high-tech business venture. That is the lesson that came through loud and clear when the Tech Garden team launched a strategic review of its accomplishments in late 2007. According... MorePLUMBERS AND STEAMFITTERS RECRUIT APPRENTICES (2) (Fri, June 13th, 2008)
Oswego, NY - The Plumbers and Steamfitters Joint Apprenticeship Committee, Local 73 (Oswego), will conduct recruitment from June 1, 2008 through May 31, 2009 for six apprentices, State Labor Commissioner M. Patricia Smith announced today.
Applications will be... MoreLABORERS RECRUIT APPRENTICES (Tue, May 13th, 2008)
East Syracuse, NY - The Construction and General Laborers’ Joint Apprenticeship Committee, Local 633, will conduct recruitment from May 21, 2008 through May 20, 2009 for 10 skilled construction craft laborer apprentices, State Labor Commissioner M. Patricia Smith... MoreOPERATING ENGINEERS RECRUIT APPRENTICES (Fri, April 18th, 2008)
Syracuse, NY - The Engineers Joint Training Fund, IUOE Local 545, will conduct apprentice recruitment from April 14 through April 25, 2008 for three operating engineers (heavy equipment operator), State Labor Commissioner M. Patricia Smith announced today.... MoreINSULATORS AND ASBESTOS WORKERS RECRUIT APPRENTICES (Mon, April 7th, 2008)
Syracuse, NY - The Syracuse Heat and Frost Insulators and Asbestos Workers Joint Apprenticeship Committee, Local 30, will conduct recruitment from March 26 through November 26, 2008 for four insulation and asbestos worker apprentices, State Labor Commissioner M.... MorePLUMBERS AND STEAMFITTERS RECRUIT APPRENTICES (Sat, March 8th, 2008)
Syracuse, NY - The Plumbers and Steamfitters Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee, Local 267, will conduct recruitment through April 23, 2008 for seven pipefitter apprentices, State Labor Commissioner M. Patricia Smith announced today.
Applications can be... MoreMOWS asks for communities help (Fri, February 22nd, 2008)
The Gifford Foundation has offered Meals on Wheels of Syracuse (MOWS) a challenge grant in the amount of $3,000. For every dollar that MOWS raises, up to $3,000, for the Client Assistance Program, the foundation will match at 100 percent.
The Client Assistance... MorePAINTERS AND ALLIED TRADES RECRUIT APPRENTICES (Thu, February 7th, 2008)
Syracuse, NY - The Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee for the International Union of Painters and Allied Trades, District Council 4 (Syracuse), will conduct recruitment from February 5, 2008 through January 14, 2009, State Labor Commissioner M. Patricia Smith... MoreWomen TIES grow statewide connections (Fri, January 25th, 2008)
Women TIES grow statewide connections
In 2005, Women TIES, Women Together Inspiring Entrepreneurial Success, was created to foster a regional marketplace for women entrepreneurs in Central New York. The company’s mission to promote women-owned businesses through the... MoreCounty Legislature Funds New SCVB Destination Marketing Initiative (Tue, January 15th, 2008)
Last month, the Onondaga County Legislature overwhelmingly endorsed a new image marketing program to be implemented in 2008 by the Syracuse Convention & Visitors Bureau (SCVB) and approved a $175,000 budget amendment for the project.
Since September,... MoreRapid Response Monitoring (Fri, January 11th, 2008)
Rapid Response Monitoring, a coast-to-coast provider of wholesale electronic monitoring services, has, since its incorporation, been based in Syracuse. After relocating their national headquarters to a state-of-the-art facility in historic Franklin Square, the company... MoreHospice Family Care Givers Training to Begin (Fri, December 28th, 2007)
Hospice is searching for Family Care Givers – volunteers who are emotionally mature, compassionate, dedicated people wishing to provide sensitive support at end-of-life to people and their families. Volunteers work with a professional Hospice team to help families... MoreChamber’s Annual Economic Forecast Set for January 16 (Thu, December 13th, 2007)
M&T Vice President and Regional Economist to deliver Keynote Address
The Greater Syracuse Chamber of Commerce will host our 2008 Economic Forecast Luncheon, Wednesday, January 16 at the Convention Center at Oncenter. Hundreds of Central New York businessmen and... MoreCARPENTERS RECRUIT APPRENTICES (Fri, November 30th, 2007)
Syracuse, NY - The Empire State Carpenters Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee, Carpenters Local 747, will conduct recruitment from December 6, 2007 through November 6, 2008 for 10 carpenter apprentices, State Labor Commissioner M. Patricia Smith announced... MoreStudy says Chamber Membership is Good for Your Business (Fri, November 16th, 2007)
If there’s one thing that businesses…all businesses want to achieve, maintain and benefit from it’s a great name and a positive image in the community. It’s true for businesses of all sizes, from single proprietors to large multi-national corporations.
A national... MoreELECTRICIANS RECRUIT APPRENTICES (2) (Fri, November 2nd, 2007)
Syracuse, NY - The Electricians Joint Apprenticeship Committee of Syracuse, Local 43, will conduct recruitment from October 10, 2007 through March 12, 2008 for 25 apprentices, State Labor Commissioner M. Patricia Smith announced today. Applications can be obtained the... MoreHotel Syracuse Garage Reopens/Tower Renovations Started (Mon, October 22nd, 2007)
The downtown renaissance continues with good news to report on the Hotel Syracuse complex:
Hotel Syracuse Garage
The Hotel Syracuse Parking Garage, located at Harrison, Warren and Salina Streets, reopened in September marking the first of many renovations... MoreU.S. Labor Department awards $10.1 million for safety and health training grants (Tue, October 9th, 2007)
CNY safety council to receive $155,000 for training in N.Y. Conn. & Mass.
WASHINGTON- The U.S. Department of Labor's Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) has awarded more than $10.1 million in Susan Harwood Training Grants to 55 nonprofit... MoreGSCC Announces New Board Member (Fri, October 5th, 2007)
SYRACUSE, NY – The Greater Syracuse Chamber of Commerce is pleased to announce the addition of a new member, Susan M. Crossett, to the Chamber board of directors. Ms. Crossett currently serves as the vice president of energy solution services for National Grid. ... MoreIRONWORKERS RECRUIT APPRENTICES (Tue, October 2nd, 2007)
The Joint Apprenticeship Committee for Ironworkers, Local 60, will conduct recruitment from October 2, 2007 through March 4, 2008 for 10 apprentices, State Labor Commissioner M. Patricia Smith announced today. Applications will be available at the local, 500 W. Genesee... More "Creative Core" Portal Goes Online (Fri, September 21st, 2007)
A new Web Portal that will function as a centerpiece in the effort to brand the 12-county region as New York's Creative Core: www.creativecoreny.com was launched during a ceremony at the Syracuse University's Warehouse in Armory Square August 20.
The ceremony was... MoreKinsella Named Vice Chair, Board of Directors, United Way of Central New York (Fri, September 7th, 2007)
Gail Kinsella, Partner, Testone, Marshall & Discenza, CPAs has been named vice chair of the board of directors of United Way of Central New York. Kinsella was previously secretary/treasurer for the organization. United Way recently celebrated its 85th anniversary of... MoreDid you know? (Wed, August 8th, 2007)
Rapid Response Monitoring, a national provider of wholesale electronic monitoring services, celebrates its 15th anniversary this year, and has, since its incorporation, been based in Syracuse. Since relocating their national headquarters to a state-of-the-art facility... MoreMeals on Wheels seeks volunteers (Mon, July 16th, 2007)
At a time when most people are taking their summer vacations and departing for camps on lakes, rivers or in the mountains, hosting graduation parties and grilling sumptuous family barbeques outdoors, Meals on Wheels of Syracuse is performing the very critical service... MoreCarpenters Recruit Apprentices (Thu, July 12th, 2007)
Syracuse, NY – The Empire State Carpenters Joint Apprenticeship and Training Committee, Carpenters Local 747, will conduct recruitment through November 1st for 10 carpenter apprentices, State Labor Commissioner M. Patricia Smith announced. Applications will be... MoreA View From Outside (Wed, July 11th, 2007)
Something happened recently that I think we can all be proud of and take heart from. Most everyone knows by now that US Airways Magazine is planning a profile on Syracuse and the surrounding region in their September issue. This is a huge opportunity. Our lead story,... MoreUS Airways Magazine September Edition to Profile Syracuse (Fri, June 29th, 2007)
US Airways Magazine, the in-flight, passenger-focused periodical for the nation’s fifth largest airline, will feature the city of Syracuse and the surrounding region in issues of the magazine that will be aboard all their flights during the month of September.
The... MoreChamber Delegation Travels to Washington, DC (Fri, June 15th, 2007)
On May 9 and 10 our largest group of Greater Syracuse Chamber representatives ever, led by President Darlene Kerr, traveled the halls of Congressional and Senate office buildings in Washington, D.C. to participate in and represent Central New York in “New York Day in... MoreGreater Syracuse-The Heart of NY’s Creative Core (Fri, June 1st, 2007)
In the race for talent and capital, the most competitive regions will be those that position themselves as vibrant communities – places infused with creative energy, and active, engaged people working together.
Many Chamber members are becoming more and more... MoreBusiness Winners Grow at Tech Garden (Mon, May 21st, 2007)
Lawrence Page and Sergey Brin are two college students who had a bright idea. As students at Stanford University, Larry met Sergey and together they developed and ran Google, which began operating in 1998, and is now a multi-billion dollar Internet search engine with... MoreFREE COMPUTER AND JOB-READINESS WORKSHOPS FOR DISPLACED HOMEMAKERS (Thu, May 17th, 2007)
Are you divorced, separated, widowed, single mothers or has your spouse been laid off? Do you now need to get a job because you have lost or are about to lose your primary source of support?
Would you like to assess your skills and interests and learn more about... More“Tax Facts” (Mon, May 7th, 2007)
Last month’s visit to the Chamber by Congressman Jim Walsh on Tax Day served as a good opportunity for all of us to focus on the important issue of excessive taxation, at all levels…federal, state and local.
As you are probably all too aware, New York businesses are... MoreMACNY VICE PRESIDENT HONORED FOR CONTRIBUTION TO WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT (Tue, May 1st, 2007)
MACNY's Karen DeJarnette, Vice President, Training and Corporate Development, has been awarded the 2006 Citation Award for the New York Chapter of the International Association of Workforce Professionals(IAWP). DeJarnette has been with MACNY for four years, directing... MoreEconomic Development Series Slated for Metro Syracuse (Tue, April 24th, 2007)
Renaissance Initiatives, Resources and Tools to be Outlined
A series of five, two-hour presentations, outlining economic development initiatives, resources and tools available to companies, investors and developers interested in participating in the renaissance... MoreACT FAST (Mon, April 23rd, 2007)
Survey Finds Employers Form Opinions of Job Interviewees Within 10 Minutes
Hiring managers often know whether they might hire someone soon after the opening handshake and small talk, a new survey suggests. Executives polled said it takes them just 10 minutes to... MoreSet Sail on the New Boat and Find a New Job!!! (Fri, April 20th, 2007)
Boat, or Business Office Administration Training is a new program offered by the Women's Opportunity Center for displaced homemakers. It is designed to teach the employability and computer skills necessary for
entry level office administration. The program will be... MoreELECTRICIANS RECRUIT APPRENTICES (Fri, April 20th, 2007)
New York State Department of Labor
Eliot Spitzer, Governor
Syracuse, NY - The Electricians Joint Apprenticeship Committee of Syracuse, Local 43, will conduct recruitment from April 11 through September 17 for 25 apprentices, State Labor Commissioner M. Patricia... MoreJob Fair (Fri, April 20th, 2007)
The Business Services Team of the Cayuga Works Career Center is pleased to invite job seekers in the Health Care and Related Industries to participate in a Job Fair.
Thursday, May 3, 2007 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm Cayuga Community College Student Lounge 197 Franklin Street... MoreFREE COMPUTER & JOB-READINESS WORKSHOPS (Fri, April 6th, 2007)
Are you divorced, separated, widowed, abandoned or has your spouse been laid off? Do you now need to get a job because you have lost or are about to lose our primary source of support? Would you like to assess your skills and interests and learn more about the world of... MoreLet the Unshackling Begin! (Fri, April 6th, 2007)
To our members, I say “well done”…for your years of perseverance and effective advocacy for workers’ compensation reform. On March 6, the New York State Assembly and Senate passed the workers’ compensation package unanimously in both houses, the same day as the... More