29 02, 2024

State of Good Podcast – Ep. 11: Importance of Employee Wellness in Today’s Workforce

By |2024-02-29T10:22:12-07:00February 29th, 2024|Blog, Utah Community Builders|0 Comments

The success of a business is reliant on the success of its employees, and a critical element of that success is their well-being. When company leaders strive to enhance the culture related to mental health in the workplace, it not only results in increased productivity but also nurtures the wellness of employees. In this [...]

15 02, 2024

The Business Case for Employee Health: Sentari Minor Presents Master Class on Workplace Wellness

By |2024-02-15T10:02:41-07:00February 15th, 2024|Blog, Utah Community Builders|0 Comments

As discussions and research on mental health and wellbeing gain momentum, especially following the COVID-19 pandemic, it has become increasingly apparent that mental health is a matter that impacts not only communities but also workplaces. On Feb. 8, the Salt Lake Chamber hosted a Master class titled “The Business Case for Employee Health” to discuss what businesses can do to take action.

8 01, 2024

New Resource to Assist Business Community With Fair Chance Hiring Practices

By |2024-01-08T10:56:14-07:00January 8th, 2024|Blog, Utah Community Builders|0 Comments

The Salt Lake Chamber and Utah Community Builders have released the “Fair Chance Hiring Guide,” a new resource for the business community to learn about hiring individuals previously involved with the justice system and make a positive impact on the lives of those seeking a second chance. “Involvement with the justice system is incredibly common. [...]

22 12, 2023

State of Good Podcast – Ep. 10: Today’s D&I Landscape in Utah

By |2024-02-29T10:13:57-07:00December 22nd, 2023|Blog, Utah Community Builders|0 Comments

The goal of inclusion is to create the kind of Utah where families of all different shades can move here and feel welcome to stay. By becoming engaged in that process, the business community can play a part in achieving this. In this episode, Equality Utah Managing Director Mindy Young shares her insights on [...]

29 11, 2023

State of Good Podcast – Ep. 9: Utah’s Clean Slate Law & Second Chance Hiring Strategies

By |2023-12-04T09:00:51-07:00November 29th, 2023|Blog, Utah Community Builders|0 Comments

Close to one in three Utahns have a criminal record of some sort; however, many of those records are old, resolved and eligible for expungement. Unfortunately, that process can be complicated and expensive. Noella Sudbury, Founder and CEO of Rasa Public Benefit Corporation, joins us to explain how second chances can be beneficial not [...]

9 11, 2023

Spotlight on Doing Good: Utah Valley University Expands Mental Healthcare Services to Students Through TimelyCare

By |2023-11-09T09:30:18-07:00November 9th, 2023|Member News, Utah Community Builders|0 Comments

Utah Community Builders frequently highlights businesses going above and beyond to make an impact in our community.  Utah Valley University has expanded its well-being and mental healthcare services to students by partnering with TimelyCare, a free 24/7 virtual comprehensive mental healthcare program designed to support student health. College life can be a transformative experience, [...]

5 10, 2023

State of Good Podcast – Ep. 8: Clyde Companies: Caring for Its Workforce

By |2023-10-05T09:38:24-06:00October 5th, 2023|Blog, Utah Community Builders|0 Comments

Mental wellness in the workplace has long been a very real and pressing issue for Utah families and communities. Luckily, business leaders can play a part in reducing the stigma around mental health care and providing their employees with the resources they need to be resilient. This episode features Michelle Hill, Director of Total Rewards at [...]

13 07, 2023

State of Good Podcast – Ep. 7: Impact of Utah’s Child Care Challenge

By |2023-07-17T11:59:14-06:00July 13th, 2023|Blog, Utah Community Builders|0 Comments

When it comes to child care, affordability, quality and accessibility are big concerns for Utah parents. What’s more, child care issues impact businesses and our economy as well as just families, resulting in an estimated $1.36 billion loss annually for Utah’s economy. What does this mean for the business community, and what can be [...]

29 06, 2023

State of Good Podcast – Ep. 6: A Unique Giving Opportunity That Benefits You Too!

By |2023-06-29T10:47:53-06:00June 29th, 2023|Blog, Utah Community Builders|0 Comments

Public education is essential for families, because when children are in school, their parents can go to work knowing their kids are in good hands. However, traditional education methods can be difficult for students with disabilities. Luckily, the Children First Education Fund provides scholarships and other aid to those who need it most. On [...]

7 06, 2023

How Child Care Affects Businesses

By |2023-06-15T07:32:20-06:00June 7th, 2023|Blog, Policy, Utah Community Builders|0 Comments

In an effort to help the private sector adapt their workplaces to be more family-friendly, the Salt Lake Chamber’s nonprofit foundation, Utah Community Builders, has partnered with Voices for Utah Children and United Way of Salt Lake to create a guide entitled “Family-Friendly Workplaces: A Guide for Utah Business Leaders.” This guide answers many [...]

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