#SearchForLove2020 Photo Contest

We had such a blast searching for LOVE with you last year that we’re doing it again in 2020 … and there are some new love signs to find! The #SearchForLove2020 Photo Contest starts now and runs throughout February.

With more than a dozen love signs in the Roanoke Region, you’ll have no problem getting in on this contest. Use clues posted on Instagram Stories @Get2KnowNoke to find them throughout the month of February. Take photos at locations you LOVE and share! Continue reading “#SearchForLove2020 Photo Contest”

Nab Top Talent Next Summer with a Better Internship Listing Now

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Top college students will start looking for summer internships as soon as they return to campus this fall.

That means it’s not too early to get a listing online and in front of top college talent before they commit somewhere else. Even if your company’s internship details haven’t been formally approved, you can post an evergreen listing to help generate interest and collect resumes. Continue reading “Nab Top Talent Next Summer with a Better Internship Listing Now”

Post Internship Listings Now

Did you know that top college students commit to an internship in September or October?

If you want to recruit in-demand talent for summer internships, co-ops, and apprenticeships, you need to post them now. The Roanoke Regional Partnership is here to help.

Don’t miss out on top talent, let us market your internships for you! Continue reading “Post Internship Listings Now”

Love What You Do: How To Turn Your Hobby Into A Career

About 30% of life is spent working.

Let’s put that in perspective, between the ages of 20 and 65 the average American will work about 260 days per year, 8 hours per day to equal about 93,600 hours over a lifetime. If you love what you do, you may not ever spend a day of your life “working.” So, why not turn a hobby into a career?

Here are a few careers — brewing, engineering, nursing — that can grow out of activities you already enjoy. Continue reading “Love What You Do: How To Turn Your Hobby Into A Career”

Get Help to Pay Off Student Loan Debt with New Program

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Franklin County is part of a new program of the Virginia Tobacco Revitalization Commission which will help pay off student loan debt for recent college graduates who reside in Franklin County (or another tobacco region community) and fill in-demand jobs.

The Talent Attraction Program will award up to $48,000 per graduate over four years when recipients live and work in the tobacco region at specific jobs in education, health care, engineering, and computer technology. Award recipients also are required to become civically engaged in the community by volunteering with local non-profits or government activities. Continue reading “Get Help to Pay Off Student Loan Debt with New Program”

Experience 2019 Lineup

Experience 2019 begins June 6 with a cocktail kickoff at Blue 5 (4:30-7 p.m.) and the full conference, The Future of Leadership, is June 7 (7 a.m.-5 p.m.) at the Taubman Museum of Art in Roanoke.

The conference includes plenty of sessions that will help you develop as a leader, plus networking and outdoor events to help you get even more engaged in the community. A ticket — just $65 — gets you into everything listed.

Register today

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