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Going Beyond: Introducing Beyond TalentEdge, powered by Greater Rochester Chamber

February 6, 2024

FEBRUARY 6, 2024 (Rochester, NY) – Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce is excited to share the next development for its in-house recruiting firm, Beyond TalentEdge. Formerly known as RBA Staffing, and most recently as TalentEdge, this updated name represents a continuing commitment to creating exceptional hiring experiences for employers and job seekers in the Greater Rochester region and beyond.

Beyond TalentEdge has been working for over 40 years to provide organizations with top quality talent. They are a full-service recruitment firm with offerings that go beyond traditional staffing services, including onboarding, payroll services, and onsite management. Powered by Greater Rochester Chamber, Beyond TalentEdge has access to top in-demand and hidden labor pools to provide employer partners with the premier talent they need to move the needle for their organizations.

This brand refresh reaffirms their dedication to:

  • Providing custom-tailored staffing services that fit employers’ needs.
  • Being a source of knowledge and connectivity as experts in the business and employment community.
  • Helping job seekers find the right fit to advance their career within the right organization for their individual skills, interests, and goals.
  • Going beyond traditional labor pools to find diverse candidates with unique qualifications to help meet organizational needs, including Veterans, students, international talent, and more.

Greater Rochester Chamber President and CEO Bob Duffy said, “We are excited to embark on this next chapter for Beyond TalentEdge, a culmination of our hard work over the past 40 years. Ensuring that employers have access to the best talent in our workforce pipeline is more critical now than ever. Our expert team at Beyond TalentEdge has worked with leaders across all industries to place jobs from entry-level positions to the most senior executives. We invite you to reach out to learn more about our customized approach to execute on all your strategic talent objectives.”

Beyond TalentEdge Director, Recruitment Services Ferah Roman said, “As our clients' needs evolve, we have had the flexibility to adapt and offer services that go beyond the traditional offerings of a recruitment firm. By positioning ourselves as a consultative resource, we engage in attentive listening, develop tailored plans, and execute with precision. Embracing innovative approaches and delivering unconventional services is how we successfully address our clients' specific needs.”

Employers and job seekers may reach out to to learn more about our new services and schedule an appointment to create a winning talent strategy. Visit us online at and follow Beyond TalentEdge on LinkedInFacebookTwitter, and Instagram.


About Beyond TalentEdge
Beyond TalentEdge was formed over 40 years by Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce in response to a need for skilled labor for its member companies. It is a full-service recruitment firm, serving as a “one-stop shop” for all your hiring needs. Providing services in all industry sectors, from advanced manufacturing, IT, healthcare, and beyond, we have the in-house expertise to deliver the talent you need. In addition to our recruiting services, we have a variety of additional offerings, including onboarding, payroll services, onsite management, and background screening services. Beyond TalentEdge is a proud member of the American Staffing Association and New York Staffing Association.


About Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce
Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce is the leading voice of business in the Greater Rochester, NY region, dedicated to promoting the interests of our members and advocating for policies that support economic growth and prosperity. We are the number one resource for information, connections, and support that businesses need to succeed in a rapidly changing business environment. We strive to create a culture of innovation, entrepreneurship, and collaboration that encourages businesses to take risks, explore new opportunities, and grow.


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