Monthly Archives: October 2015

November named Veterans Outreach Month!

During the month of November we will be hosting numerous workshops and panels to promote hiring Veterans and to honor all those who have served. Please see the below flyer for dates and times of these programs. All are welcome! If you know a Veteran or an employer who would like more information on the benefits of hiring a Veteran, please contact a local career center noted on the flyer!

Vets Month Calendar Flyer

Vets Outreach Flyer (PDF)

There are SO many valuable opportunities for Veterans in the workforce and in training programs. Come be a part of these programs to learn more and connect with local employers who are proud to hire Veterans!

October Business of the Month is…


GENEVA, NEW YORK – The Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board, Inc. (FLWIB) announced today that Microtel Inn & Suites is October’s  “Business of the Month” recognizing the company’s efforts to build strong community partnerships along with their continuing contributions to the local economy.

Located in Penn Yan, New York, the brand new Microtel Inn & Suites is four-stories,  has 77-rooms and offers 18 spacious suites with separate kitchenettes and living areas as well as a host of other amenities including an indoor pool, guest laundry, complimentary breakfast, fitness center as well as meeting space. Part of Wyndham Hotel Group, the Microtel Inn & Suites by Wyndham® brand is an award-winning chain of economy hotels located throughout North America and the Philippines. Designed to provide guests with a better hotel stay, the brand was ranked highest in guest satisfaction in the economy/budget segment by J.D. Power in the most recent North America Hotel Guest Satisfaction Index Study.

Nicholas Keegal, General Manager at Microtel (Penn Yan), and Tammy Murphy, Vice President for Indus Hospitality Group are pictured receiving the award.

Nicholas Keegal, General Manager at Microtel (Penn Yan), and Tammy Murphy, Vice President for Indus Hospitality Group are pictured receiving the award.

In March of 2015 during the initial construction phase Finger Lakes Works-Yates started to partner with Microtel in an effort to recruit for all positions needed to run the hotel.  Services included promoting positions with in the career center and accepting applications along with posting jobs with the New York State Job Bank. As workforce needs develop over the coming years Finger Lakes Works will continue to work in partnership with Microtel. The hotel, which opened in August has twenty employees and is planning their Grand Opening on October 21, 2015, at 6pm.

“The Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board is excited to welcome this new enterprise to the region” said Karen Springmeier, Director of Finger Lakes Workforce Investment Board Inc.  “We look forward to working with the company as they begin to provide these needed services to the area.”

HOT JOB @ Finger Lakes Radio Group!

The Finger Lakes Radio Group (WNYR98.5, the WALL99.3, WGVA1240 and 96.1, WFLK/WCGR 101.7/104.5, WFLR 96.9/101.9, WAUB 1590/98.1) has an opening in our front office.  We are looking for a master in customer service, attention to detail and multi-tasking.  Responsibilities of this position are answering phones, greeting listeners and advertisers, scheduling commercials on multiple radio stations, ordering supplies, filing, proofreading orders  and backup to our sales assistant.  Successful candidates need to be able to work in an ever-changing, fast-paced office, be highly detail-oriented, provide exceptional customer service both on the phone and in person, and have the flexibility to work with a variety of personalities.  Must be very comfortable with computers including Microsoft Word, Power Point and Excel.  The Finger Lakes Radio Group provides competitive salary, participatory health insurance, Simple IRA retirement plan and other benefits.  If you are this special person, apply today!  Send your resume via e mail to


The Finger Lakes Radio Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.