The announcement last week of a new partnership between the Nevada Institute for Autonomous Systems, the Governor’s Office of Economic Development and Nevada State College has significant implications for commercial drone use in populated areas, a top official believes.
A lot of small businesses and their employees had a happy Thanksgiving, thanks to Attorney General Adam Laxalt. He led a successful legal challenge to halt the implementation of a Federal Department of Labor rule that was to kick-in on Dec. 1 — a rule that would have imposed millions of dollars of unfunded liabilities on state and local governments and killed jobs.
With 313 million average active monthly users, Twitter can prove extremely beneficial to your business. The social media platform helps businesses expand reach and connect with new and existing customers. In fact, 66 percent of Twitter users have discovered a new small business while using the platform, and 94 percent of users plan to buy a product or service from a small business they follow on Twitter. Here are some tips to help you harness the power of Twitter.
How businesses—especially existing small businesses—approach hiring is an important aspect of successfully riding the wave of this growth. Since small businesses often operate in a lean manner, the bandwidth to apply resources to recruitment of new hires is lacking. This can result in rushing and quick decisions, which will come back to bite if an employee is hired without a thorough process. Use the following hiring tips to ensure you make the most informed decision possible when you offer a candidate the job.
Rachel Felix, Nha Lam and Leslie Masterpool have been elected to the board of directors of NCET, a member-supported non-profit that produces networking events to help individuals and businesses explore and use technology.
The UNLV Research Foundation realized it needed a partner for its research and technology park to reach its potential. Two months after the announcement that Utah-based Gardner Co. would serve as master developer of the UNLV Harry Reid Research & Technology Park, it’s preparing for additional development beyond the two tenants on the 120-acre site in the southwest valley. Some 93 acres are left for development at the park, at Sunset Road near Durango Drive just off the 215 Beltway.
We can all relate to email and productivity tools as one of the key functions required to do business. With all of the choices available, the initial task of deciding on a provider for these solutions can seem daunting. What features are you looking for? Is mobility a key part of your business? Will you be using multiple devices to access data? What are the various compliance features your business will require? These are the questions individuals starting a new company or wanting to expand their current business need to ask themselves before making a decision.