Connections: Exploring the "Live in Ithaca" workforce attraction program
How can small and medium-sized cities in this country build a job base that will last well into the future? It’s a question the city of Ithaca is exploring.
We’re joined by representatives from a new initiative called “Live in Ithaca.” They discuss strategies for recruiting new employees and building and attracting new businesses in a region where the population is declining. In studio:
- Jennifer Tavares, president and CEO of the Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce
- Dominick Recckio, director of strategic communications and partnerships for the Tompkins County Chamber of Commerce
- Bonita Lindberg, senior vice president and director of human resources at Tompkins Financial Corporation