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Sherry Weaver: Give Feedback that Builds Trust on your Team

"If you can't say something nice, don't say nothin' at all" - Thumper, Disney's Bambi I can’t be certain when I first heard this adage, but I can say for sure, I was young, and I heard it often throughout my life. The above quote was stated after Thumper innocently said he thought “Bambi” was a funny name. Thumper was [...]

August 16th, 2018|Blog, BWF, Policy|0 Comments

Downtown Alliance Announces New Executive Director

Salt Lake City (Aug. 9, 2018) – The Downtown Alliance has named Dee Brewer as the new executive director of the organization. Brewer replaces Jason Mathis who served as the executive director of the Alliance and executive vice president of the Salt Lake Chamber since 2008. “The Alliance team’s energy and numerous achievements have been integral to downtown’s remarkable economic [...]

August 9th, 2018|Policy|0 Comments

Unemployment is Low, but Underemployment is High

Originally published by Salt Lake City Department of Economic Development on August 8, 2018 What are the top jobs with underemployment in Salt Lake County?  Our SLC Economic Development Workforce Development Manager Jake Maxwell shares his experiences from the field. As always, we’d love to hear your feedback. Businesses continue to feel the workforce shortage and they are doing all [...]

August 8th, 2018|Blog, Community News, News & Press|0 Comments

Utah Farmers Concerned About Crops Amid Drought Conditions

Originally published by Alana Brophy in Good4Utah on August 7, 2018 FARMINGTON, Utah (News4Utah) - The relentless heat and direct sun impacts our local farmers and produce. Extreme heat can mean trouble for farmers and growers say irrigation is key, but water is tough to come by this year. "We are being careful about where we water because we want [...]

August 7th, 2018|Blog, Community News, News & Press|0 Comments

President’s Message: Engaging Professionals for Good

As communities grow and evolve, so must the organizations that serve it. Part of the Salt Lake Chamber’s mission is “championing community prosperity” and while the Chamber cannot be all things to all people, we believe that learning to adapt and evolve to with our local community will help bolster our state’s long-term success. One way the Chamber plans to [...]

August 7th, 2018|Blog, Policy, President's Message|0 Comments