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  • WCA Awards Certificates to Grads of 'Managing the Customer Experience' Class of Hudson Valley Workforce Academy


  • Academy Designed to Address a Critical Workforce Skills Gap and Help Fill 2,500+ Jobs in Region

    We may be living in a social media-driven marketplace, but personal interaction and customer experience are still critical to the success of any business, large or small. Yet customer service skills are often lacking in today’s workforce, according to Amy Allen, director of the WCA’s Hudson Valley Workforce Academy, created to address the acute gap in workforce skills and help fill 2,500+ jobs in the region. On June 24, the Academy awarded certificates to its latest crop of graduates, who completed the program’s second course, “Managing the Customer Experience.”   

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  • WCA Welcomes NewYork-Presbyterian Healthcare System to Westchester

  • JUN 26, 2015 | 0 COMMENTS

  • NYP Brings New Jobs and Complements the Region’s World-Class Care

    The sea change in Westchester County’s healthcare landscape over the past 12 months has been augmented by the notable partnerships established between NewYork-Presbyterian Healthcare System and two community hospitals here: Bronxville’s Lawrence Hospital, and Hudson Valley Hospital in Cortlandt. As Laura L. Forese, MD, MPH, president of NewYork-Presbyterian Healthcare System put it: “We’re changing the way healthcare is delivered. Our new relationships offer opportunities to bring access to our world-class services in New York to the local communities.” 

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  • 4th Annual Recruit Westchester

    • Oct 09, 2015, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm
    • Hilton Westchester
    • 699 Westchester Avenue
    • Rye Brook, New York 10573
  • The Region's Only Collaborative Job and Internship Fair

    Recruiting new talent is now even easier!

    Meet with top undergraduate and graduate students, and experienced alumni from 14 area colleges and universities. One location. One day!

    Title sponsor: The Journal News Media Group
    Event Sponsor: One Stop Employment Center of Westchester and Putnam

    Register Now!

    Early Bird Registration: $400; $250 for nonprofit organizations*
    (Deadline: August 15, 2015) 

    For more information, visit

    2015 Participating Colleges & Universities

    Berkeley College
    College of New Rochelle
    Fordham University
    LIU Hudson
    Manhattanville College
    Mercy College
    Monroe College
    New York Medical College
    Pace University
    Purchase College, SUNY
    St. Thomas Aquinas College
    The College of Westchester
    Westchester Community College

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  • See Why Transit-Oriented Development is Key to Westchester's Future!

  • JUN 23, 2015 | 0 COMMENTS

  • Smart Growth Needed for Projected Influx of One Million People to New York Region

    With Millennials out-priced by soaring rents in Brooklyn, and projections of one million more people moving to the metro New York area in the next decade, the pressure is on for more transit-oriented development (TOD) and updated infrastructure in Westchester County.

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  • Where are the Hot Jobs? Healthcare IT!

  • JUN 18, 2015 | 0 COMMENTS

  • Panelists Reveal the Golden Opportunities at Health Tech ’15 Conference

    The healthcare IT jobs market is one of the hottest in the nation, claimed expert panelists who spoke on the “Hot Jobs in Life Sciences & Healthcare” panel, at the Westchester County Association’s Health Tech ’15 conference. They shared advice for breaking into, and developing a career, in healthcare and technology. The audience of over 200 recent graduates, current students, and professionals looking to change careers took careful notes. Just as important as a technical skill set, they emphasized, is having passion about what you do.    

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