WKBW is committed to helping build a more inclusive and robust engine for employment opportunity in Western New York with a skilled workforce that will strengthen the region’s economic resurgence.
It is -- around 5% as of April 2018. But underemployment continues to be a hurdle in Western New York. It is the cause and effect of various challenges in Western New York, and its impact will be compounded by widespread retirements in the next decade. We must work together to build a strong, inclusive and skilled workforce to drive our region’s economy forward.
We'll be looking at issues affecting hiring across the region, including:
Our content will range from profiling opportunities in Western New York to ideas to help you get your next job, or more pay at your current job. We'll also be holding town halls in local communities to give you an opportunity to discuss issues important to you.
We'll be working on stories every week throughout all of 2018 and into 2019. We'll also be posting regular content to all our social media platforms and to our Roku, Apple TV and Amazon Fire TV channels as well.