General News

January Calendar from Talent Connect!

Check out these great events happening in and around the Capital Region throughout January! The calendar includes: Symphonies and concerts  Albany’s Food and Wine Festival Ongoing art exhibits   Resources for winter activities Click here to see the January Calendar from Talent Connect!

Fall Newsletter

See our new and improved Talent Connect newsletter! With info on what’s new with Talent Connect, Career Seekers, Community Resources, and events in the Capital Region, this fall newsletter will help keep you updated on what’s going on as the holidays approach! See the new Talent Connect Fall Newsletter here.

November Newcomer’s Almanac

The November 2016 Newcomer’s Almanac is here! Below are some of the topics discussed: Election Vocabulary Thanksgiving Recipes The rules of football Veteran’s Day Click here for the November 2016 Newcomer’s Almanac.

November 2016 Calendar of Events

The Talent Connect November Calendar of Events is here! Take a look and see what’s happening around the Capital Region as the holidays approach. Events include: Networking Events Holiday Parades and Markets Craft beer and wine festivals Concerts and art festivals Find the calendar of events for November here.

Summer Newsletter

Summertimeeee and the livin’s easy… See what we’ve been up to at Talent Connect, learn about our Dual-Career newcomers, check out the premiere summer events, learn tips on going into an informational interview, check in with our Community Partners… It’s all here in the Talent Connect Summer Newsletter! Click here to download.

Free Historic Tour of Albany!

Free Historic Tour of Albany!

Save the Date Tuesday, June 28th | 4:30 pm – 6:30 pm   As you may know, Talent Connect recently launched a new service: Professionally Guided Tours of the Region. We have hand picked the best tour guides in the area and we’re excited to show our members all the history, arts and culture our region has to offer. […]

Springtime Things To Do in the Capital Region

Springtime Things To Do in the Capital Region

Springtime means it’s time to take advantage of all the outdoor activities available in Upstate NY, and more specifically… the Capital Region! We’ve made it through another Upstate winter (even if this year was extremely mild), and spring is finally upon us. As the temperatures start to rise, the grass gets a greener and flowers start to […]

Talent Connect Spring Newsletter

Talent Connect’s spring newsletter is hot off the press! … metaphorically speaking. This season’s newsletter offers things to do in the Capital Region during springtime, home buying and auto tips, kids summer camp suggestions, professional networking, and happenings around the area. Click here to read the newsletter.

Talent Connect in the News!

Talent Connect in the News!

Talent Connect was recognized in an article in today’s Times Union for our work in cultural transitioning for foreign new-hires. Transitioning to a new place is challenging for everyone. Transitioning from a different culture presents an extra set of obstacles to overcome to make a new location feel like home. Talent Connect offers services that help […]

Introducing… TALENT CONNECT

Introducing… TALENT CONNECT

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE February 18, 2016   Media Contact: Michael Hickey, Interim President & CEO mikeh@ceg.org 518.465.8975 x 225   CEG Announces new ‘Talent Connect’ Program Program will help area employers by offering specialized support services for new hires who are relocating to the Capital Region. Albany, NY – The Center for Economic Growth (CEG) […]