March 5 2018
General, News

Behind low jobless rates, economic unease lingers

Times Union By: Eric Anderson Efforts to retain young workers aim to offset aging labor force At first glance, an economy where just 1.9 percent of workers are unemployed would seem like a good thing. That’s the jobless rate in Burlington, Vt. But dig a bit deeper, and you’ll find business leaders concerned about their

February 9 2018
General

CEG Economic Development Week in Review – January 22 – January 26, 2018

  Stay up-to-date on business and economic development happenings in the Capital Region with the CEG Economic Development Week in Review. Don’t miss out on the developments that are transforming the region by following us on: CEG IN THE NEWS Upstate Magazine: HVCC, CEG help to build strong manufacturing worker base  REGIONAL ECONOMIC DEVELOPMENT NEWS

January 12 2018
General

President’s Message – January, 2018

Last November, when CEG held our 30th anniversary and annual meeting, the Capital Region’s support for our organization and its mission of driving economic growth throughout the region was on full display. More than 400 people joined us at the Hall of Springs in Saratoga Springs, making it our best-attended annual meeting throughout the three

January 11 2018
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Success Story: Talent Connect Serves as Professional Networking ‘Lynchpin’ for Spouse of new RPI VP

      Capital Region newcomers Richie and Bruce Hunter In June of 2016, Bruce and Richie Hunter moved from Houston to Rensselaer County after Richie was appointed as Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute’s Vice President of Strategic Communications and External Relations. Having previously lived in Colorado and California, the Hunters were accustomed to transplanting their family,

December 6 2017
General

Success Story: Capital Region 2017 Rankings Roundup

In 2017, Capital Region towns, cities and counties were listed in two dozen statewide and nationwide rankings, which recognized their outstanding economic performance and quality of life. Some notable rankings included the appearance of Albany on ZipRecruiter’s Fastest-Growing Tech Towns (4th), the Hudson micropolitan statistical area (µSA) on the National Center for Arts Research’s Most

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