Nevada’s employment landscape has been a roller coaster over the past decade. Dipping during the recession, employment saw a resurgence a few years ago only to experience new lows during the pandemic. Today the industry is dealing with retraining a workforce for the future and fraudulent unemployment claims, among other issues. Recently, executives from the employment industry … [Read more...] about Industry Focus
On March 20, Governor Sisolak ordered all nonessential businesses to close as Nevada followed shutdown orders, attempting to slow the spread of COVID-19. Overnight, the travel and tourism engine shutdown. For the first time ever, casinos closed their doors. During the first week of shutdown, nearly 3.3 million Americans filed for unemployment benefits. The … [Read more...] about New Beginnings
Human resources is an industry that is constantly evolving. From workforce shortages to the impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic, this industry must be ready to switch gears at a moment’s notice. This meeting of Nevada human resource executives occured prior to the widespread effects of the coronavirus. The executives met at the Las Vegas offices of City National Bank to discuss … [Read more...] about Industry Focus
In Nevada’s current, more prosperous economy, human resources (HR) and staffing agencies have been hard at work, trying to fill workforce gaps on both ends of the state. Recently, executives representing this busy industry met at the Las Vegas offices of City National Bank to discuss workforce in Nevada and the solutions they see to the shortages. Tarah … [Read more...] about Industry Focus
As the economy and staffing needs change, the human resources (HR) and staffing industry in the Silver State has been working on creative solutions to keep up with new trends. Executives in HR and staffing recently met at the Las Vegas offices of City National Bank to discuss the challenges and opportunities facing their industries. Connie Brennan, publisher and CEO of … [Read more...] about Industry Focus: Human Resources & Staffing
Congratulations Finalists! The 2017 class of Family Owned Businesses are comprised of some of outstanding and hard-working families who care for their businesses and their communities. We are honored to name each and everyone of them a Family Owned Business Finalist. This year’s honorees were chosen by a panel of judges who reviewed hundreds of nominations to narrow it down … [Read more...] about Family Owned Business 2017
“I remember as a child getting a telephone. Our number was 779 and the operator connected you to the person you wanted to call. Fast forward 65 years and look where we are today. Technology has revolutionized how we communicate, how we interact, how we conduct business and how we live.” Shelley Berkley | CEO and Senior Provost, Touro University Nevada “The day the fax machine … [Read more...] about What is the Most Significant Change You Have Seen in Your Lifetime?
What Employers are Offering to Find the Right Employees In January 2000, when unemployment in Nevada stood at 3.8 percent, everyone who wanted a job was working. Retention was key for businesses and if the quality employees that employers wanted to retain requested bright orange walls and a slide in the lunchroom, or wanted to work flex-time hours, employers did what they … [Read more...] about The Right Person for the Right Job