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Strategies for Recruiting Diverse College Student Talent - 2/25/20

A Central New York Recruiting Consortium (CNYRC) Complimentary Networking and Professional Development Event

Strategies for Recruiting Diverse College Student Talent

Tuesday, February 25, 8:30 - 11:00 am
Utica College - 1600 Burrstone Rd., Utica, NY 13502

Register until February 14Click Here

Please join the CNY Recruiting Consortium for this complimentary event which will feature keynote speakers and then a panel of local employers who will share their experiences with recruiting and retaining a diverse workforce.  For more informaiton: Click Here

Keynote: Diversity is more than an Affirmative Action Plan

Jaye Holly and Mary Murphy, who collectively have over 35 years in organizational development, training, and recruiting, discuss how finding employees that bring both the technical knowledge for the job and the unique perspective developed through diverse life experiences is a win-win for recruiters. This presentation will offer strategies for harnessing a commitment to Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion (DEI) as a competitive advantage for companies in both recruitment and retention of high caliber employees.

CNYRC, a consortium of four Central New York colleges, provides employers access to 20,000+ students, as well as more 00,000 alumni.  Learn more about Central NY Recruiting Consortium at

Excelling at My First Job

Can You or Your Organization Help Refer or Sponsor a Student?

MVSHRM and the Genesis Group have partnered with Cimbria Badenhausen who is presenting the following youth educational training program at MVCC's Education Outreach Center located at 524 Elizabeth Street, Utica, NY 13501:

"Excelling at My First Job: Welcome to the Working Landscape", which will be taught to teens from 13 to 17 who want to enter the workforce well prepared for the responsibility and benefits that come with their first job or current job.  For more detailed information regarding the program: Program Flyer

If you can help in referring or sponsoring a student scholarship it could be beneficial to your organization since area youth will someday be your employees!  The 15-hour program will run Mon-Fri., February 17-21 and the cost to you or your organization is $89 per person, payable to MVCC.  The link to register a student: If you can offer a scholarship to a student contact: Sara Vivyan at MVCC CCED (315)792-5472.

If you have any questions, please contact [email protected] or contact Cimbria directly at 914.588.7274. For more information regarding Cimbria visit

Also, in February and March, Cimbria will be teaching a "trio" of courses at MVCC for adults entitled "Designing the Life You Love": Program Flyer 

NYS Minimum Wage and US DOL Salary Information

NYS Minimum Wage Information, videos, posters, etc. effective 12/31/19: Click Here
For US DOL Salary Information effective 1/1/20: Click here