Archive | November, 2008

How is the Economy and Recession Affecting *YOU*?

18 November 2008


Utah’s economy continues to outpace the United States, though we’re losing ground on key economic indicators, we’re losing that ground more slowly than the nation as a whole and many states around the country. September 2008 Unemployment Rate Utah VS. USA Click for latest employment situation report Utah: 3.5% U.S.: 6.1% Year-Over Nonfarm Growth Utah: […]

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Presentation Tonight: Career Growth in a Shrinking Economy

12 November 2008


I’m speaking tonight at the Salt Lake ColdFusion User Group at 4:30 on “Career Growth in a Shrinking Economy” Career Growth in Shrinking Economy In the last SLCFUG meeting for the year Robert Merrill from Utah Tech Jobs will join us. He will be speaking on how to grow one’s career in difficult times. Click […]

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What Are The Best Companies to Work For in America?

10 November 2008


Annually, Fortune Magazine highlights the 100 best companies to work for in the US. Thanks to the economic downturn, many people are looking to recession-proof their jobs, and part of that includes changing jobs. Here’s the latest list (below), from the February 4, 2008 edition.  Find the full Fortune 100 list online. It’s worth noting […]

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Social Networks Keep You In Touch & Relevant: Utah CEO Magazine

7 November 2008


I was quoted, along with my friend Jason Alba, in Utah CEO Magazine’s november issue, an article called “Making Connections” by Kevin Canterra.  Here’s a snippet: Network success For business professionals looking for a better job or trying to advance in a current ne, “LinkedIn is the [social networking presence] you absolutely have to have,” […]

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How to Retain Your Employees

3 November 2008


A few months ago, I was approached by Peter Fretty, an author with Business Connect, to discuss employee retention tools employers can take advantage of. I shared a few things with him which I am glad to say were published in this month’s magazine along with some other good, insightful thoughts from both local and […]

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