12 04, 2018

Janet Jorgensen: Overcoming Disappointment at Work and at Home

By | 2018-04-11T10:14:01+00:00 April 12th, 2018|Blog, BWF, Policy|0 Comments

They say, the only guarantees in life are death and taxes, but I’d like to add one: Disappointment. Feeling disappointed is a complex mix of emotions and can be challenging to manage or even understand. However, it is an important part of our professional and personal growth. Some disappointments are small and quickly overcome, [...]

23 03, 2018

UBR: March19-23

By | 2018-03-22T14:58:10+00:00 March 23rd, 2018|UBR|0 Comments

March 19, 2018 Celebrate the first day of spring by joining us for the Salt Lake Chamber’s Business Women’s Forum Luncheon tomorrow - Tuesday, March 20th. We’ll be hearing from Pamela Okumura, Executive Director of People Helping People – an organization dedicated to reducing the number of children living in poverty by teaching low-income women, [...]

22 01, 2018

Cidne Christensen: 3 Things I Wish I Knew Before Becoming a Manager

By | 2018-01-22T21:44:18+00:00 January 22nd, 2018|Blog, BWF|0 Comments

After seven years at my company, working my way up in positions, I was finally given the opportunity to manage a team. While I had always taken leadership roles at work, leading internal work groups and coaching people, I had never directly managed anyone.  My first six months as a manger was an eye-opening experience [...]

9 06, 2017

UBR: June 5-9

By | 2017-06-01T12:29:36+00:00 June 9th, 2017|UBR|0 Comments

Monday, June 5, 2017 Wells Fargo launches a new program designed to get veterans trained and ready to work in high-demand careers. The “ApprenticeshipUSA” program, established through the U.S. Labor Department, is an on-the-job training program designed to provide veterans the opportunity to earn a salary while learning the tools needed to succeed in civilian [...]

10 02, 2017

UBR: February 6-10

By | 2017-03-07T15:06:30+00:00 February 10th, 2017|UBR|0 Comments

February 6, 2017 The most typical story about Utah’s air quality and economic development goes something like this--”a company or employee was looking to relocate along the Wasatch Front, but decided to go elsewhere partly because of our air quality challenges.” We can’t disagree with concerns about our air quality and its effect on business [...]

25 01, 2017

Podcast 02.02: Looking at the Legislative Session Through the Eyes of Pat Jones

By | 2017-03-07T15:06:31+00:00 January 25th, 2017|Blog, Podcast|0 Comments

The 2017 General Legislative Session is underway! In this episode we sit down with Pat Jones, a former state legislator and the current CEO of the Women's Leadership Institute, to discuss the 2017 Legislative Session, how she is helping to get more women involved in politics, and how her vision has changed since [...]

5 02, 2016

UBR: Feb 1-5

By | 2017-03-07T15:06:46+00:00 February 5th, 2016|UBR|0 Comments

February 1, 2016 Across America, the most vibrant economies put education first. Utah is no exception. Utah recognizes that there is a huge economic benefit of a well-educated workforce. That is why the Salt Lake Chamber supports Prosperity 2020, a five year statewide plan for major gains in education. Research shows that a person’s earning [...]