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December 19, 2022

WAMC Northeast Public Radio: Alaant Hiring Index shows Capital Region businesses planning for robust 2023

A new survey from Alaant Workforce Solutions fifinds neither ongoing recruiting challenges nor the threat of a potential recession will deter Capital Region employers from moving ahead with plans to increase hiring in 2023.

December 13, 2022

News 10 ABC Albany: Alaant hiring index: hiring will increase in 2023

Alaant Workforce Solutions, Capital Region’s leading professional workforce services firm, has reassured those looking for employment that businesses plan to increase hiring in 2023. 

December 8, 2022

Albany Times Union: Interest rate hike profits banks, hurts borrowers and businesses

“Higher rates are a challenge and an opportunity,” said Patrick Hughes, executive vice president and chief financial officer at Pioneer Bank. “We make loans, we have investments, and we generate interest income off of those so as rates go up, there’s more earnings.”

December 6, 2022

WNYT NewsChannel 13 Albany: Pioneer donates to six non-profits that help others in need

Capital Region businesses are in a giving mood this holiday season. Pioneer recently marked “Giving Tuesday” by making $2,500 donations to six local non-profits that deliver programs and services to help kids in need.

November 29, 2022

News 10 ABC Albany: Pioneer donates $15K to six local nonprofits

Pioneer celebrated Giving Tuesday by presenting checks of $2,500 each to ARC of Rensselaer County, The Arts Center of the Capital Region, Capital District Miracle League, Joseph’s House and Shelter, Northern Catskill Youth Association, and Shenendehowa United Methodist Church.



















If you’ve heard of CanCode, it’s likely the result of work done by Steve Janack. His strategic and tactical approach to PR, combined with his sage advice on interacting with individuals and companies at the highest levels of business, technology and government, have played an important role in raising awareness, building our brand, and creating opportunities to grow. Steve is a force and I am certain that having him by our side as we have grown has helped us go farther faster and with the poise and grace that only astute, experienced public relations know-how can bring to a fast-growing organization. I will be forever grateful to Steve for the work he has done for the CanCode organization.” 


Founder and CEO, CanCode Communities

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