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EDAWN Launches New Site To Recruit Workers To Reno


Downtown ArchThe Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada (EDAWN) has launched the WhyReno.org website in partnership with the Nevada Association of Employers, Northern Nevada Human Resources Association and the Reno-Sparks Association of Realtors.

“WhyReno.org provides a one-stop location that highlights the many attributes and resources that the Reno, Sparks and Lake Tahoe area has to offer,” said Valerie Cotta, EDAWN Program Manager for Workforce Development. “It is designed to make it easy for anyone to access a multitude of information in one site and is ideal for use by recruiters, realtors, and employers and is geared to appeal to a wide audience, from Baby Boomers to Gen-Xers and Millennials.”

The site features videos, photography and information focused on Reno. Reno-based businesses are encouraged to use the material for their own marketing efforts.

“Northern Nevada has so many assets to offer to those that are considering moving to the region to pursue their careers,” said John Graham, 2017 President of the Reno/Sparks Association of REALTORS and Real Estate Agents with RE/Max Premier Properties, “This site brings information together into one easy-to-use interactive site to help those that are new to the region, or thinking about moving to the area to learn more about all that Reno, Sparks, and Tahoe have to offer.”

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