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Inside the collaborative tool for businesses to attract Baton Rouge college grads

The Advocate – It’s been about two years since LSU and Southern University in Baton Rouge adopted the same technology tool known as Handshake for their students to connect with employers for jobs. Now the Baton Rouge Area Chamber is pushing local businesses to join the online network.

BRAC, Southern and LSU partner in effort to keep graduates in Capital Region

Baton Rouge Business Report – In an effort to retain more graduates in the Capital Region and in Louisiana, the Baton Rouge Area Chamber, LSU and Southern University have partnered to connect students to career opportunities and internships. 

BRAC, LSU, Southern Announce Collaboration to Retain Graduates

Baton Rouge, La. (September 24, 2020)– The Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC), LSU and Southern University today announced a collaboration to leverage Handshake – an early talent recruitment platform connecting employers, talent and colleges – to retain graduates in the region by connecting students to career opportunities through professional internships.

BRAC Virtual Diversity in Business Event to Feature Clorox Company Executive

Baton Rouge, La. (September 23, 2020) – The Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC) today announced that Erby Foster, chief diversity officer with The Clorox Company and CEO of Foster Inclusion, will serve as the keynote speaker for its virtual Diversity in Business event scheduled for October 6.

BRAC Encourages Local Agencies To Hold Steady on Property Taxes

Baton Rouge, La. (September 23, 2020) –The Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC) Board of Directors has taken the position to request that most local agencies, except EBR Schools, vote to roll back their property tax rates, thereby holding their agency revenues constant and providing tax relief to homeowners and businesses in a time of deep financial distress.

BRAC Releases COVID-19 Economic Indicator Dashboard for Capital Region

Baton Rouge, La. (September 22, 2020) – The Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC) today released its COVID-19 economic indicator dashboard that examines and assesses the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the regional economy.

BRAC Releases COVID-19 Economic Indicator Dashboard for Capital Region

Baton Rouge, La. (September 15, 2020) – The Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC) today released its COVID-19 economic indicator dashboard that examines and assesses the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the regional economy.

BRAC Releases Statement on Phase Three Reopening

Baton Rouge, La. (September 10, 2020) –Baton Rouge Area Chamber (BRAC) President and CEO Adam Knapp issued the following statement today in response to Governor Edwards’ announcement that the state will be moving into Phase Three of reopening.

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