First Hospice and Palliative Medicine Fellowship Program Coming to Nevada

Nevada’s first osteopathic fellowship program has the green light. The American Osteopathic Association approved Nathan Adelson Hospice for a Hospice and Palliative Medicine Program. The program is a collaboration between the hospice and Touro University Nevada. This is a first-of-its-kind fellowship in Nevada and one of only 11 in the nation, according to a recent statement… [More…]

Rider Levett Bucknall releases First Quarter 2014 USA Construction Cost Report

PHOENIX, AZ – Rider Levett Bucknall – international property and construction consultant, and industry leader in cost research – announced an optimistic U.S. construction industry outlook, with large increases in project starts anticipated for 2014 and beyond.  The firm published its findings in its newly released First Quarter 2014 USA Construction Cost Report. According to RLB’s research, the housing… [More…]

Nevada’s Employment Landscape: Drawing on New Opportunities

At its peak, in October 2010, the state’s unemployment rate hit 13.8 percent, and activity in numerous sectors dropped drastically.

It’s been a while now since the start of the nation’s recession that so harshly impacted Nevada. At its peak, in October 2010, the state’s unemployment rate hit 13.8 percent, and activity in numerous sectors dropped drastically. About two years ago, Governor Sandoval called for the creation of 50,000 Nevada jobs by the end of… [More…]

What Generation Y Really Wants From Work

It’s worthwhile to take a fresh look at this energetic, interesting and lively generation of workers referred to as Gen Y or Millennials.

As the saying goes, “don’t believe everything you hear.” The case of Gen Y is no exception. A survey commissioned jointly by Robert Half and Yahoo! HotJobs reveals a very different picture of this group of young workers – one that emphatically contradicts many of the stereotypes circulating. As an employer or manager, it’s worthwhile… [More…]

Risk Management: A Necessary Consideration

The Importance of Risk Management in Business

As president and owner of Heuer Insurance Company in Sparks, Larry Heuer is well aware of the catastrophic losses businesses have the potential to experience if they don’t practice appropriate risk management. As an example of sound risk management, however, he chooses to remember a client who suffered a large loss due to a fire… [More…]