Talent Efforts Produce Smart Results

The Partnership’s talent solutions program is helping companies connect with talent. Here are a few examples of where our efforts to attract talent to the region are paying off.

PowerSchool and the Roanoke Blacksburg Technology Council partnered with our young professional series, Experience Leadership, for a networking event that attracted 40 young professionals looking for opportunity in the Roanoke Region.

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Stopping the Brain Drain Talent Study Released

go virginia region 2ROANOKE, Va., (June 19, 2019) – The 18 jurisdictions in the Lynchburg, New River Valley, and Roanoke regions have many strengths when it comes to talent development, attraction and retention but there are opportunities to implement new initiatives to increase the talent pool as a way to grow and diversify the region’s economy.

That was the assessment of a study conducted as part of a GO Virginia Region 2 project called Stopping the Brain Drain, which included the work of a talent action coalition comprised of government, higher education, and business leaders from throughout Region 2 to develop strategies to increase the talent pool.

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Talent Programming is Working for You in 2019

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The Roanoke Regional Partnership is building tools that you can use to help attract and retain talent. It starts with Get2KnowNoke.com, a website designed to speak to your potential workforce.

And then it extends to new events and programs designed to connect with college students, young workers, and mid-level employees across all fields. Here’s what we are planning in 2019:

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