The Consolidated Appropriations Act 2021, signed into law on December 27, 2020, extended three federal tax credits that were set to expire on December 31, 2020: The Work Opportunity Tax Credit (WOTC), The Federal Empowerment Zone tax credit and The Indian Employment Credit.
You know the feeling. It’s already afternoon and your goal to make headway on your work to-do list is slipping out of reach. In the office, you could be inspired by chatting with a colleague or charting things out on the conference room whiteboard. But now it’s just you, facing a creativity desert. We hear a lot about the challenges of sustaining productivity in the WFH context. But the deeper, underlying issue has gone unaddressed: You can’t have productivity without creativity.
Calling all creatives and creative hopefuls – did you know that Reno is home to a vibrant Maker Space? If you’ve ever wondered where some of our area’s most beautiful and unique sculptures were dreamt up and built, look no farther than The Generator.
Many of Reno’s most well-known displays, such as the Space Whale, along with artwork on exhibit all over the world, were made possible by the resources, collaboration and curiosity of The Generator collective.
The past will soon meet the future of workforce development in the historic Southside Studio, operated by the University of Nevada, Reno in downtown Reno.
K-12 robotics competition teams help to stimulate interest and development in robotics, computer science, engineering and automation, and these teams need large, open areas in which to design, build and test their creations.
The pandemic pushed many organizations to become fully remote, and the experience has been better than many imagined. As a result, a hybrid working model that embraces the best of both remote and office-based work awaits many workers and companies on the other side of the crisis.
I think we’ll increasingly see more and more marketers examining their own biases in their efforts. Representation from different races and genders in marketing campaigns is becoming so much more important in our culture and will certainly cross over into the marketing realm. I see this affecting campaigns, targeting and even who we use as models in our advertising messages.
In today’s COVID world, it’s difficult to find many certainties. But one thing that has stayed the same throughout the pandemic is the continued threat posed by phishing scams.
Many organizations have found a way to adapt to a remote work environment, which comes with an increase in cyberattacks and employees falling victim to phishing attacks because they can’t readily walk next door to management to verify an email purportedly from them.
Remote work has forced corporate leaders to change the way they manage their employees, according to Dr. Penny Pullan, author of “Virtual Leadership,” who outlined the new priorities modern-day leaders should be aiming for during her keynote session at Insider’s “Workplace Evolution” event.
Pullan said while the pandemic has forced companies to implement work-from-home options, she has been learning to adapt to remote work for over 19 years.
A large number of people dream about buying a business, yet only a small percentage actually do. According to an informal survey at our firm, it appears that less than eight percent of those who had intentions of buying a business ever did.
For such a big decision, a self-assessment should be made by those who think they want to buy a business.
At the top of the list, buyers need to take an honest inventory of their skills, knowledge and interests. Are they comfortable with interacting with the public or more content behind a desk? What are the technical skills or talents that they can incorporate into the business?