CLC’s efforts to grow CLE’s population highlighted by Cleveland.com

Attracting and retaining young professionals has been a long-standing problem for Northeast Ohio. The 2019 cohort of LC2 Fellows wanted to change that and worked to create partnerships aimed at getting young leaders of the future committed to Cleveland today. Their class year has concluded but their work is being carried forward as CLC seeks…

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Winter Edition featured on Channel 19

On Thursday, January 4, nearly 100 college students spent their day at Quicken Loans Arena preparing to launch their careers in Cleveland. They learned how to polish their personal brand, chatted with top Cleveland leaders over lunch about career paths, explored live, work and play spaces downtown and visited with dozens of local employers to discuss…

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Winter Edition in Cleveland Jewish News

Winter Edition, a one-day career launchpad for college students, was featured as a new brief in the Cleveland Jewish News. Tickets are all now $25, with full scholarships available to those for whom cost is prohibitive. Online registration is open until Wednesday, January 3. See the news brief > Learn more about or register for…

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Give interns meaning, not just work

“Your college interns are increasingly likely to be your future employees,” writes CLC President and CEO Marianne Crosley in Smart Business Magazine. “… How can you increase the odds those offers will be accepted? Make them aware of opportunities to be involved in the community, and in your company’s own civic agenda.” Read her column to…

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If I could talk to my younger self… with Dennis Lafferty

15 minutes with Dennis Lafferty (LC Honorary, CLI Honorary) Principal, NEO Regional Strategic Consulting What was your first job? And did you learn skills then that you incorporate still today? My early role as a staff member of the predecessor organization to the Greater Cleveland Partnership taught me what today is referred to as “servant…

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