How to handle a discrimination charge from NERC or EEOC

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When asked about a discrimination charge sent to them months ago, a client once answered, “I did not know what to do with it, so I threw it in the trash.” Needless to say, that was a bad idea. Unfortunately, many employers do not understand their obligations when faced with a discrimination charge and that can backfire if the charge is not informally resolved.

Peering through the ‘Windows’; behind the scenes at Microsoft Reno

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Northern Nevada has been in headlines lately for its renewed tech-focused forward motion, as companies like Switch and Tesla become a part of the ever-evolving business landscape. But the fact remains that some companies have identified the region as a hotbed of techie culture and activity for decades now. And the granddad of these longtime believers is a global corporation founded by heavy hitters like Bill Gates and Paul Allen: Microsoft.

Tesla’s JB Straubel to speak about Nevada’s clean energy future

Tesla Motors Chief Technical Officer JB Straubel is the featured speaker for the annual College of Engineering Distinguished Lecture Series. This year’s lecture is Sunday, Oct. 11, 5 p.m. in the Milt Glick Ballroom at University of Nevada Reno’s Joe Crowley Student Union. Photo courtesy of Tesla Motors.

JB Straubel, co-founder and chief technical officer of Tesla Motors, will share an energizing overview of how advanced battery technologies and electric cars can pave the way toward energy independence and economic development, and how education and innovation plays a key role in reaching those goals. Straubel will speak at the annual College of Engineering’s Distinguished Lecture Series at 5 p.m. on Oct. 11, 2015. His talk on the University of Nevada, Reno campus, titled: “Building a Clean Energy Future: Tesla and Nevada,” is free and open to the public.

NCET Tech Wednesday – Microsoft Reno – September 9th

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Northern Nevada has been in headlines lately for its renewed tech-focused forward motion, as companies like Switch and Tesla become a part of the ever-evolving business landscape. But the fact remains that some companies have identified the region as a hotbed of techie culture and activity for decades now. Join us on September 9th and learn about what Microsoft is accomplishing at their Reno facility.

Harness Social Media for Your Event

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Reno’s bustling events season provides a wealth of experiences for locals. But for those on the planning and execution side of these events, finding a voice above the noise can be daunting. Social media can offer a multitude of opportunities to connect with potential attendees, promote your event and offer real-time updates. Try these four ideas to harness social media for your next event.