20 07, 2018

Aubriana Martindale: Supporting Women in the Workplace

By |2018-07-20T14:53:01+00:00July 20th, 2018|Blog, BWF, Policy|0 Comments

There has been a recent voice of progress, with many businesses pledging a higher commitment to key values of inclusion and diversity amongst their workforce which includes elevating women in leadership roles. As businesses continue to progress it has been proven that a diverse workforce is profitable for all stakeholders. According to a recent Forbes [...]

18 05, 2018

UBR: May 14-18

By |2018-05-08T14:25:47+00:00May 18th, 2018|Blog, UBR|0 Comments

May 14, 2018 With so much of our personal and professional lives available for public consumption online, it is becoming increasingly important to control our image. If you need help developing your personal brand, the Business Women’s Forum is holding a luncheon tomorrow focused on Personal Brand Building for Non-Marketers. The Keynote speaker for the [...]

9 05, 2018

Jennifer Seltzer Stitt: The Gender Diversity – More than a Number

By |2018-05-10T08:20:15+00:00May 9th, 2018|Blog, BWF, Policy|0 Comments

Businesses are increasingly committed to cultivating diversity and inclusion in the workplace. It’s more than just a moral imperative; it’s good for business. Typically, gender-diverse teams and companies outperform single-gender teams, so cultivating and engaging the talents of women isn’t controversial, it’s common sense. However, companies can’t just go out and hire a bunch of [...]

4 05, 2018

UBR: April 30 – May 4

By |2018-04-25T13:44:43+00:00May 4th, 2018|UBR|0 Comments

April 30, 2018 We all know that Utah is the place for business. But did you know that it’s the perfect place for small business? In fact, small business makes up about 96.7% of all Utah businesses. Small business is the backbone of The American Dream and this week we honor them with Small Business [...]

27 04, 2018

UBR: April 23-27

By |2018-04-18T07:41:50+00:00April 27th, 2018|Blog, Policy, UBR|0 Comments

April 23, 2018 Join us tomorrow for the Business Women’s Forum Spring Mixer at Squatters Pub Brewery. There will be networking, light appetizers, drinks and giveaways from our sponsors. The first 100 guests will receive a swag bag full of goodies. We will also be collecting mini Mother’s Day gifts for the Junior League of [...]

12 04, 2018

Janet Jorgensen: Overcoming Disappointment at Work and at Home

By |2018-04-11T10:14:01+00:00April 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+00:00March 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+00:00January 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+00:00June 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+00:00February 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 [...]