Category: Winston Talent

Winston-Salem: Our Time is Now

Over the past year, the Chamber has focused our efforts on cultivating talent in order to build a stronger local economy. By recruiting and retaining talent across all industries, we’re enhancing the workforce, expanding the tax base, promoting a diverse population, and improving the local quality of life. There’s a lot to love about Winston-Salem,… Read More »

Chamber Intern Creates Network Map of Business Startup Resources

As part of our commitment to supporting the career-readiness of local students, the Winston Salem Chamber is excited to welcome high school senior Oliver Jewell for a summer internship in our economic development department. Oliver is a senior at Forsyth Country Day School and will join the Chamber as part of his school’s internship program.… Read More »

Cultivating Talent

Why Internship Programs Help a Community Grow Caps have been tossed, successes toasted. For the many local graduates who have recently received their degrees, a big question looms. Not just about where they will work, but where they will live. It’s more important than ever for cities to actively promote livability. The competition for talent… Read More »

Winston Under 40 Partners with Bookmarks in 2019

Winston Under 40 has chosen Bookmarks as its Community Partner for 2019. Each year, the Winston Under 40 advisory board identifies a local nonprofit to provide assistance to and volunteer with throughout the year. Bookmarks mission of fostering a love of reading and writing in the community truly resonated with the board and sparked their… Read More »

Wake Will Lead Campaign Surpasses $900 Million Milestone

Wake Forest University has raised more than $900 million in gifts and commitments to invest in students, faculty, and facilities as part of the Wake Will Lead campaign. President Nathan O. Hatch launched the Wake Will campaign publicly in 2013 with the desire to create opportunity, educate the whole person and inspire excellence. The campaign… Read More »

Support Work Ready Forsyth in the New Year

Winston Talent The economy is steadily growing, both locally and nationally. Unemployment is low. These are great traits for a city to boast about; unfortunately, they only tell half the story. Employment rates only consider those in the population that are employed or actively searching for a job while neglecting to represent those that have… Read More »

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