We are headed into a time in Northern Nevada where workforce readiness is a real concern. Without proper preparation, it will become a crisis for some—especially small businesses. Northern Nevada community leaders are paying attention to the need to ready our workforce for current and projected growth. Keep in mind that EDAWN is predicting 50,000 new jobs by 2020 through its efforts to economically develop our region.
Unfortunately, marketing and public relations (PR) expenditures often rank low on our list of priorities. I often see non-profits scale back on their investment in communications efforts in order to bring “overhead” costs down. At which point I cry crocodile tears. By failing to invest in PR, we clip our own wings and decrease our ability to reach actual change faster.
Located on the edge of Downtown Reno, and just steps away from the vibrant Midtown District, The Innevation Center provides remarkable accessibility for collaborations between the university and business leaders. Join us for the August NCET Tech Wednesday and learn more…
Jodi Herzik has been elected to the board of directors of NCET, and Melissa Marsh has been re-elected to the board of the member-supported non-profit that produces networking events to help individuals and businesses explore and use technology. Herzik, elected as NCET’s vice president of Tech Cafe, works as executive director of professional development programs […]
If you could more efficiently grow your business, increase your brand awareness, and bring in more revenue with less up-front costs, less risk and more control, would you? You can – through webinars. A webinar is a live, interactive seminar done online. It’s an effective method for you to engage an audience. According to the Content Marketing Institute, more than 60 percent of marketers are using webinars as part of their marketing campaigns.
Join us and enjoy a rare opportunity to get up close and personal with electric cars. See them come to life and hear their stories. Invite your family and friends to spend a summer evening with us. Come see four types of modern electric cars, electric bicycles and a zero motorcycle. You’ll have an opportunity to win a ride in the 1914 Detroit Electric The events features free battery charges from AAA, while the “It’s all Wrapped Up” Food Truck offers a special kind of jolt with Shock Therapy wraps, and special brews from Silver Peak are on tap! Sponsored by NCET.
The Fair Labor Standards Act outlines regulations for employees, including minimum wage, overtime pay, record keeping, and age restrictions. While the minimum wage war is being, well, waged, the FLSA handed down new overtime regulations that go into effect December 1, 2016. Under the FLSA, employees are categorized as “exempt” or “non-exempt”. Generally speaking, the FLSA requires that most employees be paid the minimum wage and time and a half for hours worked in excess of 40 hours per week. Non-exempt employees are entitled to overtime pay. Exempt employees are not entitled to overtime pay. (I swear, they could have come up with more intuitive terms.)