Best Practices for Bringing on New Employees
Tera Sunder, chief people officer at Nelson Laboratories, occasionally hires people to work in the company’s “clean room,” a super sterile environment that requires up to an hour to suit up before entry. Inside, team members a...August 1, 2011
Utah’s technology sector is hot. In the past decade, the industry has grown to 6,000 companies in the state, representing tens of thousands of jobs. But tech leaders struggle to find talented workers locally and must overcome many misperc...August 1, 2011
Mixing Business with Pleasure in the Sky Box
Luxury suites combine the thrill and excitement of a big sporting or concert events with lavish amenities like great food, comfortable seating and privacy. Many local execs spend a great deal of money to maintain a suite for important client me...August 1, 2011
Common Web Questions Answered
Q: What is the one thing a business should look for in a website?
A: A website should attain the goals it was built to reach. Almost always, these goals will boil down to an increase in revenue of some kind.
Q: My company has a website bu...August 1, 2011
Estate Planning and Estate Taxes for 2011 and 2012
What is the condition of your current estate plan? Is it rock solid? Anyone who endeavors to “complete” his or her estate plan soon learns estate planning is more of a process than a single event. This is because the estate planning process is gov...August 1, 2011
The Leonardo Aims to be Much More than a Musty Museum
Innovation is not an abstract concept at The Leonardo. This is a place dedicated to making it a way of life for Utahns.
The Leonardo opens its doors to the public this fall and will do so with a singular mission: to become a hub for creativ...August 1, 2011
Why Buying Local is Good for Business
L ooking over the menu of a fine restaurant in Salt Lake City, I was struck by the emphasis of local products. The vegetables, the meats and even some seasonings were advertised as being locally cultured. As I drooled towards my entree choice, ...August 1, 2011
Serial Entrepreneur Now Helping Others
Enthusiasm, passion, energy—and a little bit of luck. That’s Alex Lawrence’s recipe for success in any business endeavor. Lawrence, who considers himself a “serial entrepreneur,” was recently named vice-provost of ...August 1, 2011
At Home on the Slopes
Park City Mountain Resort feels like a second home to Jenni Smith. She grew up skiing the mountain’s slopes each winter and hiking its trails in the summer. While in college, she took a part-time job at the resort. Once Smith started work...August 1, 2011
SALT LAKE AREA
SHAWN TURPIN has accepted an additional management position with PSI, overseeing its PacifiCorp Special Project. He is also the concurrent geotechnical and environmental services department manager based in PSI’s Salt L...August 1, 2011
Blend Outdoor Recreation with World-class Pampering in Moab
Look up “adventure” in the dictionary and chances are it will have a two-word definition: Moab, Utah. Located just four hours from Salt Lake City, the list of things to do in Moab is seemingly endless.
With options including roa...July 1, 2011
Salt Lake Area
Salt Lake City - C7 DATA CENTERS signed a multi-year agreement with St. Paul-based HubbardRadio. As part of the agreement,C7 will provide Hubbard Radio with data center space, power, bandwidth and personnel services. C7&rsquo...July 1, 2011
Understand Your Choices to Avoid Costly Mistakes
Many people and corporations want guaranteed access to funds with little or no notice—cash on hand. But an ongoing challenge is investing funds that are set aside as cash. Interest rates are dismally low, and many people are seeking safe ...July 1, 2011
Readers Serve Up the Best Local Eateries for Business
Each year, Utah Business asks our readers about the best restaurants for doing business—where they take clients to impress them, where they go for a casual lunch meeting or where to start the day off with a power breakfast. After all, a g...July 1, 2011
New Laws Clamp Down on Worker Misclassification
Imagine being an employer in a very competitive trade such as construction. The best workers and most skilled laborers are in heavy demand. Like everyone else, your workers want to make as much money as possible, and you as a business owner wan...July 1, 2011