Telling Utah’s Story
As the senior business development manager for the Economic Development Corporation of Utah, Teri Klug is all about building strategic relationships with companies that are considering bringing their business to Utah.
“In business, re...November 1, 2011
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KATHRYN BRUSSARD joined Red Butte Garden at the University of Utah as director of development. For the past several years, Brussard served as director of development and marketing at Catholic Community Services.
MediConne...November 1, 2011
Uncertainty is the word of choice for many right now. From the Wall Street chaos to the debt-ceiling debates, there are many uncertainties looming around us. Ranking high on likely everyone’s list of problems to solve is healthcare. With ...October 1, 2011
Economic Leadership is Vital to a Recovery
I had the privilege recently of visiting our National Archives and viewing George Washington’s first inaugural address. Yes, I’m talking about the real document…yellowed parchment, faded ink, handwritten cursive and brilliant...October 1, 2011
How to Use the Word “FREE” on Your Business Website
If you think you can offer any service or product for free on your business website, think again. The use of the word “free” is anything but simple. Why? Because of three omnipresent letters: FTC.
The Federal Trade Commission ma...October 1, 2011
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Salt Lake City - INCONTACT added a growing business process outsourcer that caters specifically to food service companies. The client will initially use 100 seats of inContact cloud call routing and workforce management softw...October 1, 2011
Tips for Fighting the Winter Five
Here we are approaching winter, those extra “holiday pounds” looming on the horizon. Studies have shown that most people gain an average of only one pound over the holidays. The bad news is that we don’t ever lose that pound, ...October 1, 2011
A Small Tech Firm Bootstraps its Way to Success
In November 2006, unemployment in Utah hit a record low of 2.5 percent. Everyone was happy, except for HR executives trying to locate qualified applicants for their job postings. Finding people to fill technology and engineering positions was d...October 1, 2011
CELEBRATING OUR HEALERS
With unwavering courage and compassion, the 2011 Healthcare Heroes are improving the health and lives of many throughout Utah and the world. From brilliant doctors to comforting volunteers, each Healthcare Hero exemplifies a devotion to bringin...October 1, 2011
Businesses Deal with the Headache of Holiday Scheduling
Holidays offer an annual dilemma for many businesses. Staffing requires a balancing act where managers and business owners must find a way to offer employees time off, while ensuring business operations continue to run at full speed.
A Team...October 1, 2011
Avoid the Debt Trap and Protect Personal Assets
Sometimes, good news comes from bad news. Such is the case when discussing recent small business bankruptcies in the United States.
According to the American Bankruptcy Institute (ABI), the number of small businesses declaring bankruptcy in...October 1, 2011
Business Leaders Look to Continue Utah’s Export Boom
In his January 2010 State of the Union address, President Barack Obama shared his vision for the future of U.S. exports. “We need to export more of our goods,” he said. “Because the more products we make and sell to other coun...October 1, 2011
Athletic Conference Changes Pay Off for Utah & BYU
A crowd clad in red attire, gathered around the steps of the state capitol building on a hot July day, offered a perfect snapshot of the celebratory mood at the University of Utah. Hundreds of fans and supporters had turned out to celebrate Uta...October 1, 2011
Your Action Plan for New 401(k) Transparency Rules
On October 14, 2010, the retirement game changed with the passage of 404(a)(5), the Department of Labor’s (DOL) overhaul of transparency and the employee nest egg. As a result, beginning in April 2012, fees will now be clearly posted as a...October 1, 2011
Using Patents to Protect Your Million-dollar Idea
Throughout Utah, thousands of inventors tinker in their garages, while companies pour millions into R&D, all hoping to hit the jackpot. But the work’s not done once you’ve yelled “Eureka!” The next step is to protect...October 1, 2011