Month: September 2010

Employment and housing programs offered today by the Buffalo Urban League

Whether you are a job seeker, looking to avoid foreclosure or need help in other areas of your life, the Buffalo Urban League might be able to help you. Find out more about the programs offered by the Buffalo Urban League at their open house 9 a.m. to 2 p.m. today at 15 Genesee Street

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Social Media Club of Buffalo’s launch party at Scarlet

I had a great time Wednesday night at the launch party for the Social Media Club of Buffalo at Scarlet Restaurant on Virginia Street in Buffalo. The launch party proved to be a very popular event and I estimate that 30 – 50 people attended. The event also got media attention and was covered by

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Social media, as important as SEO?

According to some marketing experts, social media will be almost as important as organic search (SEO) when it comes to “business value” by 2013. Speakers scheduled for an October Inbound Marketing Summit, were informally polled as to what advertising and marketing changes they predict happening in the next three years.  Currently, about half the speakers

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Buffalo coffehouse and cafe makes grand opening Saturday

You’re invited to taste freshly roasted coffee, sample pastries and chocolate bars at the grand opening of the Golden Cup Coffee Company from 11 a.m. to 3p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 25 in downtown Buffalo. The grand opening includes tours of the on-site coffee roastery every half hour at 883 Jefferson Ave. The grand opening marks

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Public invited to forum on developing Buffalo’s waterfront

Members of the public are being asked to provide their opinions on what they think Buffalo’s waterfront should look like at a forum being held at 10 a.m. Monday, September 20 at the Cornell ILR School in Buffalo. Monday’s forum is the first in a series of community meetings being planned to get public input

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Second jobs networking group added at department of labor

Good news job seekers, the Department of Labor has formed another jobs networking group which meets from 11 a.m. to noon every Tuesday beginning today (September 14) at the Williamsville Department of Labor 4175 Transit Road. The networking group is for Western New York jobseekers looking to share resources, contacts, and job leads.  Statistics show that

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Depressing future for the American worker; less pay and multiple jobs

Unless you are highly skilled and educated, the American worker can look forward to a life of low-paying jobs which might require him or her to work several jobs in order to make ends meet according to an article by the Associated Press, “Future hiring will mainly benefit the high-skilled.” “Many people will have to

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