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Remodeling a workforce

Cortese Construction Services has felt the staffing pinch since the Covid-19 pandemic, much like thousands of other businesses over the past four years.  Not only did the general contracting company from Buffalo, N.Y., experience an exodus from its existing workforce, but when it analyzes the people who are available to hire, the talent pool is […]

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Joblio expands U.S. operations to Atlanta

Joblio’s year of national expansion starts in May 2024 with Atlanta.  Georgia’s capital is a thriving metropolitan known for its diverse economy, robust job market and cultural diversity that provides New Americans with an affordable cost of living.  Joblio Founder/CEO Jon Purizhansky says the decision to launch operations in Atlanta was influenced by various factors, […]

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A business model that benefits all

Linita Design & Manufacturing Corp. COO Sean Greenhouse has searched through the traditional jobs boards long enough to know that most of those job seekers were not the type that would last. So Sean turned to Joblio, which was able to use its global network of talent to provide him with the skilled welders that […]

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Partnering with purpose

When Mike Attea first heard about Joblio from a local contractor who used its global network of talent to hire a handful of roofers, it immediately piqued his interest.  As director of property management at Good Carbon Community, LLC, a real estate development company in Buffalo, N.Y., Mike’s initial thought was, “How and where are […]

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Western New York development company builds deep relationship with Joblio

The Applicant Concierge Experience (ACE) is designed to allow employers to focus on their core business operations while Joblio provides new hires with wraparound services to overcome language, transportation, housing and other barriers.  While Good Carbon Community, LLC recently utilized Joblio’s services to hire three New Americans, the development company has also become a valuable […]

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Forging new pipelines

Linita Design & Manufacturing Corp. has had a measurable level of success hiring immigrants during COO Sean Greenhouse’s 10-plus years with the hydro product supply business in Lackawanna, N.Y. “The success rate with immigrants is usually high,” Sean says, “really due to their work ethic.” Serhii Zameniahre, a Ukrainian refugee, has only continued that trend. […]

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Seal & Design employee Elizabeth packages some products at the facility in Clarence on Thursday, February 1, 2024. (Photo by Mark Mulville)

Onboarding for on-time orders

With industrial customers all over the globe who depend on Seal & Design’s huge inventory of essential goods, order fulfillment revolves around perfect products, correctly packed and delivered on time. A fast-growing manufacturer and distributor of sealant products like gaskets and o-rings, Seal & Design has facilities in Clarence, Rochester, Syracuse, and Toronto. Getting orders […]

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"Small changes can help ensure employees from other countries and cultures feel welcome."

How Joblio employers made their New American hires feel welcome

As more employers adopt diverse hiring practices, including welcoming refugees and immigrants to their workforce, they’re realizing a range of benefits – including the ability to fill high-demand positions the domestic workforce lacks workers for. Yet as with any hiring strategy, retention remains key. Mark Reimann, U.S. Country Manager and VP of Government Affairs for […]

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Staffed for service

The Embassy Suites hotel is in the heart of downtown Buffalo, near popular destinations including KeyBank Center, the Buffalo Niagara Convention Center and Canalside. That makes this Hilton property an ideal overnight option for visitors to the city’s packed calendar of professional sports games, conferences, hockey tournaments, concerts, festivals and events. For Bob Karmazyn, the […]

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