Sean Farrell

The overwhelming majority of businesses in the region plan to grow or maintain job levels in 2015, according to data presented on Thursday at Centerstate CEO's Economic Forecast Breakfast at the Oncenter.

About 93 percent of survey respondents plan to expand or keep employment numbers constant, Centerstate CEO's president Rob Simpson revealed at the conference.

For low-wage workers in Syracuse…dangerous working conditions, high turnover and the inability to raise any concerns are part of their day-to-day life. SUNY Upstate's Occupatio

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A packed room of job seekers had the chance to make the right connection in Liverpool Wednesday.  That’s just what Congressmember Dan Maffei hoped for when he arranged the Job and Opportunity Fair.    Inficon was among many companies that have immediate openings.  Human Resources director Sue Magary has 10 to 12 openings because business is doing well. "We won the President's award for export this year because our company mainly exports.  So it's great we're able to produce something here in the Central New York area that goes other places.

  New York is at the head of what one environmental group is calling ‘hidden good news’ in employment.  And there could be even more ‘green’ job growth in the future.

  “Better but not Back” … that’s what state labor economists are saying about Syracuse’s latest unemployment numbers released Tuesday.  

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Destiny USA continues to add to its plethora of available stores and this new wave is bringing in some high end brands. Companies such as Giorgio Armani, Salvatore Ferragamo and Johnson & Murphy now have outlet locations in Destiny’s newest wing.

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Maximilian Eyle

Destiny USA’s expanded shopping mall celebrates the first anniversary today of officially changing its name from the “Carousel Center.”  Since the transformation, General Manager Rob Schoeneck believes it’s led to an increase in business that has helped the greater community.

Bryant & Stratton College to Host Hospitality Fair

Jul 29, 2013
Bryant & Stratton

A Hospitality Fair organized by Bryant & Stratton College will be held for students across Central New York this week at Destiny USA.

Advocates for the local economy want to educate Syracuse businesses and consumers on ways to help each other out.  Organizers say an upcoming event could really transform the area’s economy.