Happenings

Why Recruiters Will Be at the Heart of Our Corporate Future

As we transition into a society driven by social media, some within the recruiting and human resource profession are questioning the unique value proposition for executive recruiters as social networks such as LinkedIn and Facebook become increasingly popular recruitment tools.   An article by Adrian Kinnersley called Why Recruiters Will Be at the Heart of [...]

Capstone Named March 2013 Partner of the Month by TVHS

Capstone is proud to be named  Partner of the Month for March 2013 by Tech Valley High School, joining the likes of GE, Momentive, and M&T Bank as companies within the region who have held this distinction.  The following excerpt from the TVHS web site describes the school’s partnership with Capstone. “Capstone has been involved [...]

Tech Valley High School Forms Partnership with CNSE

Tech Valley High School announced this week they have partnered with the College of Nanoscale Science and Engineering at SUNY Albany and plan to relocate in CNSE for the 2014-15 school year.  This strategic location will give Tech Valley High’s students exposure to the world’s largest nanotechnology facilities as well as professional development from first-class [...]

CEG 2013 Technology Innovation Awards

The Center for Economic Growth has released the application for the 17th annual Technology Innovation Awards, which honor the region’s most innovative and growth-oriented companies and individuals.  Last year’s winners included GE, Ener-G-Rotors, and CMC Kuhnke. CEG is committed to fostering economic growth throughout the Capital region and Tech Valley by offering business development strategies [...]

Capstone Completes Two Mid-level Management Searches for Tech Valley Clients

Capstone recently completed searches with two longstanding, valued partners in the capital region.  Our firm teamed with CMC-Kuhnke, a leading developer of metrology equipment for the canning industry, to identify a seasoned professional for the new role of International Sales Manager.  As an integral part of CMC’s high performance sales and service team, this position [...]

Personal Branding Becoming a Crucial Skill

With an evolving job market and increased competition, employers and recruiters are beginning to look at additional metrics when filling coveted positions.  As Forbes discusses in Personal Branding in the Future Workplace: A Crucial Skill for Employees and Recruiters Alike, it now takes more than intelligence alone for one to set themself apart in today’s [...]

Capstone Hosts PI Workshop

On November 15th and 16th we were delighted to host the third open PI training class this year. Leaders from IPLogic and CMC Kunke participated in this workshop, which teaches professionals how to use this valuable tool to optimize talent management and selection, team building, and leadership development in their organizations.

Apple Co-founder, Steve Wozniak visits Tech Valley High and Proctors

“Steve Wozniak, co-founder of Apple, visited  Tech Valley High School on Thursday, Sept. 6, 2012 and then supported a concert at Proctors as a fund raiser for a local charity.  Amy spent the day with Wozniak at Tech Valley High with the students and several key members of the Business Alliance, at a panel discussion [...]

Ethan Bain Joins Capstone Research Team

“Ethan joined the Capstone team as a research associate this October.  He is an Honor Graduate of The State University of New York at Albany where he majored in economics and minored in history.  He brings enthusiasm, energy and honed research skills to our team.  A native of Greenwich, New York, he is excited to be working [...]

Amy Johnson Elected to Sunmark Board

“Amy Johnson was elected to the board of Directors of Sunmark Federal Credit Union in June 2012.  She has also been asked to serve on the nominating committee for the Board and recently represented the Credit Union at the Credit Union Challenge Pro Am Golf Tournament held at Capital Hill Golf Course.  Frank Degraw, the Credit Union’s [...]