As an investor in CEG, your organization has the opportunity to utilize Talent Connect to provide your candidates and newly hired relocating professionals with the services below.

You will also have direct access to various benefits when recruiting new talent to the region:

Monthly Calendar of Events

Stay up-to-date with Talent Connect- see our Quarterly Newsletter.

Unique Services Available Only with Talent Connect

Pre-Hire Consultation – This service is best utilized when your candidate is considering other offers or unsure about relocating to the area.

This includes a confidential discussion between our staff and your candidate to assess their personal wants and needs, career strategy for spouse/partner, and details about what it’s like to live here. This tool can be a tipping point in selecting your position. 

*up to four (4) hours of consultation

New-Hire Navigation – This service is best utilized after your candidate has accepted your position. 

This service focuses on helping newly hired professionals acclimate to the area with an ongoing assessment of individualized needs and connections to community resources. All New-Hire Navigations include a tour of one city. Our professional tour guides provide new hires and relocating families to the region the opportunity to explore their new home and the arts, culture, and recreational activities it has to offer. 

Professionally Guided Tours – These can also be purchased a la carte to show your candidate the highlights of the region. Our tours are also available for company events. 

*Tours are available in Albany, Schenectady, Troy, and Saratoga Springs. 


If you have any questions about Talent Connect services available to your organization, please contact Joanne Cornell, Program Manager at

Funding Partners