The Las Vegas economy is in a good spot, but Monday’s sharp sell off in the stock market over concerns of the spread of the coronavirus from China to Europe looms as the biggest potential threat that could change outlook by economists.
Manufacturing jobs surpassed 26,000 in September for the first time since December 2007 and stood at 26,300 to end 2019. That’s up 1,200 jobs or 4.8 percent from 25,100 at the end of 2018 during a time the rest of the nation has started to lose manufacturing jobs in the wake of the trade war with China.
Easterseals Nevada, a nonprofit organization with a 44-year history of providing services to Nevada residents, has announced a new name, Capability Health Human Services. This new name, along with associated branding material, is designed to better convey the mission and variety of services offered through its five permanent locations in Southern and Northern Nevada, as well as outreach services in a few rural communities.
Las Vegas lags behind the rest of the West when it comes to technology jobs, but the trend is headed in the right direction and there’s prospects for growth ahead.
Twenty-seven Nevada-based companies and UNLV were among the more than 4,500 exhibitors participating in last week’s Consumer Electronics Show.
The Top Workplaces program identifies organizations that excel at organizational health and employee engagement. The Las Vegas Review-Journal and Business Press, in partnership with Energage, offers a free assessment through a simple, scientifically sound and anonymous employee feedback survey.
This is our last special section for Nevada Top Workplaces. The deadline is a firm Jan. 24. Research company Energage will conduct employee surveys Feb. 14. Winners are expected to be announced this summer. We are planning a big party and a special section that will feature the winning companies.
Software developers for apps have risen to the top of the list as the No. 1 in-demand job in Southern Nevada as part of the updated plan outlining high-demand occupations in the region.
What Happens Here, Stays Here is the international brand of Las Vegas tourism, but an economic development group has launched a campaign to get talented young professionals from California to come here to live, work and stay rather than just play and leave.