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April 2018

Re-Entry into Employment

April 26 @ 7:30 am - 10:00 am
Al Sigl Elmwood Campus, 1000 Elmwood Avenue, Door 1 (Sport Committee Conference Center)
Rochester, NY United States
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About the Seminar: Stable employment is a key element of successful reentry for individuals who have been incarcerated and are returning to communities. Like family and community support, access to substance abuse and mental health treatment, stable employment is critical to rehabilitation. We all benefit when individuals formerly involved with the justice system are able to obtain employment earning family-sustaining wage. Conversely, if reentry fails, we all pay the price. Join JSEC as we hear from several reentry professionals for…

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June 2018

Re:Generation: Empowering Rochester’s Future Leaders

June 14 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
Rochester Riverside Convention Center, 123 East Main Street
Rochester, NY United States
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Join us for Rochester Chamber's 2nd annual celebration of the amazing, ambitious young professionals of the #ROC/#FLX region on Thursday, June 14th from 1-5 PM at the Rochester Riverside Convention Center! Rochester Chamber is committed to this region’s young people as a crucial force of progress. By helping them build relationships, access resources, and develop effective communication strategies, we provide the tools they need to improve their lives, businesses, and the world.  We also help Rochester Chamber member companies attract, retain,…

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Chamber Counsel: Non-Compete Agreements

June 26 @ 7:30 am - 9:00 am
Five Star Bank’s CityGate Branch – Flower City Community, 395 Westfall Road
Rochester, NY 14620 United States
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Some businesses believe that non-compete agreements and other restrictive covenants can be freely broken, without consequence. Others think that non-competes should be applied, and enforced, across the board. The truth lies somewhere in the middle. In our inaugural Chamber Counsel presentation, Jeffrey Harradine of Ward Greenberg Heller & Reidy will deliver concise, plain-spoken guidance on what makes a restrictive covenant enforceable. He will also provide suggestions on how to react when a restricted employee leaves your employment, and discuss the risk of…

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July 2018

Community Job Fair Seeks Employers

July 2 @ 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
Aenon Missionary Baptist Church, 175 Genesee Street
Rochester, NY 14611 United States
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The Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce is partnering with the Aenon Baptist Church to host a job fair July 2nd 11am -2pm at the Aenon Baptist Church (175 Genesee Street, Rochester NY 14611) . They are targeting the local community, so looking for employers that offer entry to mid-level positions to be part of the event. If you are able to attend, please email Adrian Hale at or Ricky Frazier at or feel free to call at the…

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2018-19 CLIMB Young Professionals Program Application Deadline

July 15
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Greater Rochester Chamber of Commerce opened the application process for its 2018-19 Chamber Leadership Initiative: Mentoring for Business young leaders program, also known as CLIMB.  The ten-month experiential mentorship program is designed to connect young professionals with business leaders across multiple sectors of the Finger Lakes economy to facilitate perspective, collaboration, and growth.  Top businesses that participated in the inaugural 2017-18 CLIMB program include Wegmans Food Markets, Constellation Brands, Genesee Brewing Company, LiDestri Food and Drink, and more. Rochester Chamber…

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The Peer to Boss Transition

July 16 @ 1:00 pm - 4:00 pm
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One event on December 14, 2018 at 8:30am

Monroe Community College Downtown Campus, 321 State St,
Rochester, NY United States
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Quite often leaders are promoted through the ranks and find themselves managing their former co-workers. Effectively bridging the gap between peer and manager can be quite a challenge. Attend this workshop to learn how to provide constructive feedback, delegate with authority, mentor and coach employees to a higher level of engagement, and focus on team productivity and metrics, all while creating your persona as a new leader. Register here:

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