NCET Tech Bite – The Nervous Nine – Jan 25

Tech Bite

Wednesday, January 25, 2017
11:30 am – 1:00 pm

Jim Annis

JIm Annis

The Nervous Nine – 9 HR concerns ALL employers need to be concerned about

Many employers are not aware of the fact that claims and litigation by employees in on the rise. Are you, as en employer in the loop? On January 25, join Jim Annis, President and CEO of Applied Companies, who will discuss the trends of the ever-changing landscape in Human Resources. You will learn about:

  • The Charge: what are the human resource issues facing employers in 2017?
  • The Facts: information about employee claims, etc
  • The Detail:  9 HR issues on which employers need to be pro-active
  • Nevada specific concerns in Human Resources
  • 6 takeaways for employers to consider

NCET members may bring an unlimited number of guests at member prices. Join before you RSVP for this event and your savings will pay for some of all of your membership!

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Wednesday, January 25, 2017
11:30 am > 1:00 pm
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  • $25 – NCET members
  • $35 – non-members

NEW! Tables for 8 – includes premium location at front of room, table signage, and recognition from the podium during luncheon.

  • $200 – NCET members
  • $280 – non-members

NCET events have been selling out! RSVP early so you don’t miss this great event.

The Fine Print:

  • Advance reservations required. RSVP by 3:00 pm on the Tuesday before the lunch. (Sorry, walk-ins not available)
  • We encourage you to pay in advance—there is a $10 service charge for payment at the door.
  • No-shows will be charged the full amount of the reservation unless cancelled at least 48 hours before the event.

NCET members receive substantial discounts on NCET events. Your membership pays for itself quickly. Join NCET now and save!


Atlantis Casino Resort Spa
3800 S. Virginia Street
Reno NV 89502

About Our Speakers

Jim graduated with high honors from the University of California, Santa Barbara in 1974. After moving to northern Nevada in 1981, Annis owned or was involved at a chief executive level in both small and medium-sized companies prior to opening Applied Staffing Solutions, LLC in 2002. In 2003 Jim established Applied Business Solutions (ABS), a Professional Employer Organization (PEO), which affords northern Nevada small businesses access to big company benefits and centralized HR expertise. In 2009, he created a separate division, Applied Recruiting Solutions, which offers executive search and direct hire services. In 2012, The Applied Companies contracted with the Kawasaki Motor Company providing human resource and staffing solutions to all of the 1,250 Kawasaki dealers across the country. His vision and leadership have been recognized as The Applied Companies have consistently been named one of the Best Places to Work (EDAWN and Quantum research) and were nominated for a 2008 Distinguished Business Award in the Innovation category of the Governor’s Industry Appreciation Awards (GIAA). Jim is a regular columnist in the Reno Gazette-Journal and continues to receive accolades for this column as being “real” and “introspective” for the small and medium-sized business owner. Jim is committed to northern Nevada as he is a Charter member of the Rotary Club of Reno Centennial Sunset and is that club’s Charter President and is the charter President of that Club’s Foundation, is a Board member of EDAWN (Economic Development Authority of Western Nevada), has served on numerous other local Boards and was named Entrepreneur of the Year in northern Nevada in 2015.

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NCET Tech Bite Sponsorship Opportunities
Luncheon Sponsorships – $500 per luncheon Luncheon Display Tables – $100 per luncheon
• Logo and live link on four emails sent to 7,000 of Northern Nevada business, community and educational leaders.

• Logo and live link on NCET’s Tech Bite webpage

• Mention on NCET’s Facebook pages

• Recognition at luncheon

• Logo displayed in onscreen before luncheon begins

• Opportunity to distribute literature and other handouts to attendees

• Sponsorships include a display table and two tickets to that month’s luncheon.

Looking for an inexpensive way to promote your business?

NCET offers display table space exclusively to NCET members at each Tech Bite luncheon for the bargain price of just $100 for a full table.

You can use your table for collateral and displays, to hand out information, to pass out pamphlets or to greet attendees. This is a great way to highlight your services and promote your business!

You can reserve your display table as you purchase your ticket to the luncheon.



For more information, contact Dave Archer at (775) 315-7635 or to take advantage of these opportunities.


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