Join the Consortium

This gives you access to all the services Talent Connect provides. Join a consortium of businesses, universities, technology companies, and medical organizations that are bringing top talent into the region.

  • Option to utilize our Pre-Hire Consultation, New Hire Navigation, and Guided Tours of the Region
  • One-on-one informational interview opportunities with qualified spouses/partners with talent in your industry
  • Full page on our Talent Connect website and link to your career page
  • Receive quarterly newsletter and monthly event calendar
  • Invitations to social events

Pre-Hire Consultationjo

One-on-one confidential needs assessment consultation on spouse/partner career opportunities, knowledge of the region, family/personal needs, and an overview of Talent Connect services.

  • An open dialogue on what the candidate is looking for in our region
  • We can ask the questions you can’t
  • Accentuate the positive about the Northeast
  • We provide follow up information directly to the candidate(s)
  • It can “weight the offer”

New-Hire Navigation

Comprehensive, confidential year-long needs assessment that leads to a customized portfolio of personal and professional resources (schools, housing, wellness, legal, financial, arts, recreation, neighborhoods, etc.) for your newly relocated hires.

  • Dual Career Support – coordinating informational interviews and career opportunities for spouses and partners
  • Brokering qualified connections to enhance quality of life
  • Cultural transitioning for international professionals and families (language, orientation of U.S. way of life, welcoming kit, monthly newsletter specifically for newcomers to the U.S.)
  • Invitation to Talent Connect events
  • Receive monthly event calendar and quarterly newsletter
  • Monthly staff check-in

Guided Tours of the Region

Professional guides lead a personal tour that focuses on the history, arts, and culture that the Capital Region has to offer. This service is available at both the Pre-Hire and New-Hire phase, as well as to our consortium for organizational outings and/or events.

Tours are available in the following cities: 

Albany, Saratoga, Schenectady, Troy/Rensselaer



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Community Partner

Perfect for any business, academic institution, or entity who would like to expose their services to professional newcomers relocating to the region.

  • All the benefits of the Consortium
  • Ability to submit articles to Talent Connect quarterly newsletters
  • Co-sponsor of all events
  • Priority recommendation by Talent Connect staff to new-hires
  • Ability to submit event information to the monthly calendar of events.

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For more information regarding the Talent Connect program and joining the Consortium, please contact John Giordano at or call (518)465-8975 x 232.