When I mention social media to any business-to-business company owner, their eyes seem to glaze over.
As we move into the second half of 2018, Southern Nevada continues to have clear skies in its economic forecast. Locally, unemployment rates have ticked down to 5 percent statewide and home values steadily rise, among other key indicators.
Emergencies and accidents on the job can happen at any time. In order to keep your business, employees and customers safe, it is important to have an effective safety and health management system in place. Establishing a thorough system will not only help keep your team safe on the job; it will also help to increase efficiency and productivity. Companies of all sizes need to have a comprehensive plan in place to protect their employees.
Right now, as you read this, 20 percent of your organization is costing you a significant amount of money. They are the “actively disengaged” and they are hurting your productivity, profitability, brand and ability to grow. And they are poisoning others in your organization.
As we enter into the business world, we face changes in technology such as platform modernization in a bank to accommodate more functions and accommodating digital applications. Change in corporate culture can come about as the result of a new CEO vision.
The Nevada Opportunity Fund was created during the last legislative session to help provide small business owners access to funding.
Here in Nevada the health care system seems to be caught in the 1980s. Fee-for-service rules much of the payment system. There are few medical practices owned by hospitals; and care coordination is haphazard at best.
The U.S. unemployment rate is at a historical low. Our businesses are seeking skilled workers, which our higher education system is unable to produce to meet their demand. Some employers are clamoring to increase importation of foreign workers through HB-1 and EB-5 visa programs, which the federal government is attempting to curb. However, the employers seem to be overlooking a huge available pool of talent and experience that exists in our midst right now. This is the pool of baby boomers.
In today’s chaotic society, it is important for businesses to face the issues of workplace and employee safety head on to avoid any unnecessary incidents. Companies should stay up-to-date on their current security systems to avoid security breaches and provide a plan for a faster reaction time from employees during an emergency.
In an age of much change in the business world, more people are reinventing themselves. That could mean learning new skills to fit a new job, landing in a new industry or starting a new business.