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Hire Using AI: NYS Department of Labor Launches Virtual Career Center for Businesses

August 10, 2023

Voice of Business Blog The New York State Department of Labor has introduced a new Virtual Career Center. The online platform is a job posting and talent-sourcing platform that uses advanced artificial intelligence (AI) to connect businesses to candidates. The new and improved platform gives businesses and job seekers the ability to communicate throughout the…

Greater Rochester Chamber Statement on Asylum Seeker Arrival

August 8, 2023

Chamber News Release Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce President & CEO Bob Duffy has released the following statement in response to Monroe County Executive Adam Bello’s statement earlier today regarding the arrival of 77 asylum seekers sent from New York City.   “Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce commends County Executive Bello for the humane manner…

Have You Tried the Mineral HR Compliance Portal Yet?

August 8, 2023

Voice of Business Blog Whether you manage HR full-time or as part of your overall job duties, you need access to reliable, accurate HR tools. Here are the top five tools organizations like yours are using on the Mineral HR Compliance portal.   Employee Handbook Builder – Quickly and easily build and update your company’s…

Embracing Collaboration for a Bright Future with the NYS Department of Labor and Teacher Ambassador Program

August 7, 2023

Voice of Business Blog We are excited to share a recap of a meeting that Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce hosted on Tuesday, August 1, 2023 in collaboration with the New York State Department of Labor (DOL) and representatives from their Teacher Ambassador program. The meeting served as a platform to discuss pressing industry needs…

Advocating for Improved Medicaid Reimbursement Rates: Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce Stands with the Alliance for Senior Care

August 4, 2023

Voice of Business Blog Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce is proud to have been part of an impactful meeting with a delegation of Greater Rochester’s State and Federal legislators  on Thursday, August 3, 2023, hosted by the Senior Healthcare Alliance. This meeting, which took place at Jewish Senior Life, allowed us to express our gratitude…

Geared for Growth: Stacy K Floral Blooming into New Studio in Rochester’s Neighborhood of the Arts

August 2, 2023

Voice of Business Blog Watch Stacy K Floral’s “Geared for Growth” Interview Stacy K Ercan was featured on “Geared for Growth” on Wednesday, August 2nd as part of Greater Rochester Chamber’s ongoing partnership with 13WHAM. Ercan is the founder and CEO of Stacy K Floral, a florist and design company with the goal of “designing…

$150 Million New York Forward Loan Fund 2 Available for Small Businesses and Nonprofits

July 31, 2023

Voice of Business Blog Governor Kathy Hochul has recently announced the launch of the New York Forward Loan Fund 2 program, which aims to provide flexible loans and support services to qualifying small businesses and nonprofit organizations. This initiative represents a commitment to bolstering the growth and prosperity of our state’s entrepreneurial ecosystem. Here’s a…


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