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February 27, 2017

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  • Kasha Mackelprang, executive director of catering and conference services at Red Rock Resort, poses at the resort Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017. Mackelprang is a Certified Meeting Professional and oversees a staff of 300 people.
    Certified meeting professional: 'It's up to us to make our goals a reality'
    Feb. 27, 2017
    The executive director of catering and conference services at Red Rock Resort talks about investing in the community’s future, building relationships around the world and the pitfalls of trying to climb the career ladder in four-inch heels.
  • People on the Move: Feb. 26-March 4
    Feb. 27, 2017
    In the Notes: Mike Stebbins, Jyoti Verma, Michael BenShimon, Fuilala Riley, Meghan Reed, Elaine Wynn, Michelle Schriver and more ...
  • Insiders offer tips on how to fast-track that promotion
    Insiders offer tips on how to fast-track that promotion
    Feb. 27, 2017
    According to a recent national workforce survey conducted by global market research firm IPSOS and the Jack Welch Management Institute, 31 percent of American professionals said they had been passed over for a promotion they felt they deserved — and 43 percent thought about quitting their jobs in the past year due to frustrations at work and limited opportunity for advancement.
  • Marco Villarreal, the Vegas Iceman, carves a piece in his studio in Las Vegas, Nev. on Feb. 21, 2017.
    His business is part sculpture, part performance
    Feb. 27, 2017
    Marco Antonio Villarreal’s ice sculptures are audacious enough, but he also incorporates performance into his art, creating lasting memories for attendees of shows, conventions, parties and other events.
  • The Data: Feb. 26-March 4
    Feb. 27, 2017
    All of the information your business needs: Bid opportunities, bankruptcies filed and building permits issued. To add to our data, email us at [email protected]
  • The List: Manufacturers, Feb. 27, 2017
    Feb. 27, 2017
    Find out about manufacturers. We rank them by the number of local permanent employees as of Feb. 20.
  • Insiders offer tips on how to fast-track a promotion
    Feb. 27, 2017
    According to a recent national workforce survey conducted by global market research firm IPSOS and the Jack Welch Management Institute, 31 percent of American professionals said they had been passed over for a promotion they felt they deserved — and 43 percent thought about quitting their jobs in the past year due to frustrations at work and limited opportunity for advancement.
  • Educate your employees on workplace violence
    Feb. 27, 2017
    While there are no guaranteed signs that an employee is going to engage in violent acts, there are signs of unacceptable behavior that you can train your workforce to address.
  • Former CFO returns to Tesla
    Feb. 24, 2017
    Tesla’s chief financial officer is stepping down with a familiar face filling the void. ...
  • A SolarCity employee installs solar panels on a house June 27, 2014, in Camarillo, Calif. SolarCity, the nation’s largest provider of rooftop systems, is among a cluster of companies built with the aid of government subsidies and utility incentives now facing deep uncertainties and accelerating losses despite unflagging consumer interest and surging growth in renewable energy.
    Deadline looms for grandfathered net metering rates
    Feb. 24, 2017
    Rooftop solar customers eligible for grandfathered net metering rates are running out of time to opt-in. ...
  • Kadeem Johnson competes at the AArrow Sign Spinning company's championship Saturday, Feb. 23, 2013 at the Fremont Street Experience.
    'Like a family': Sign spinners give Las Vegas competition a whirl
    Feb. 24, 2017
    Over 120 competitors from six countries are expected to attend the free, open-to-the-public weekend event, which starts today and concludes Saturday in front of Four Queens on the downtown Fremont Street Experience’s middle stage ...
  • This Tuesday, May 24, 2016, file photo shows a home for sale in Andover, Mass. On Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016, the National Association of Realtors reports on October sales of existing homes.
    Americans buy existing homes at fastest pace in a decade
    Feb. 22, 2017
    Americans shrugged off rising mortgage rates and bought existing homes in January at the fastest pace since 2007 ...
  • A Burger King sign and a Tim Hortons sign are displayed on St. Laurent Boulevard in Ottawa, Canada, on Monday, Aug. 25, 2014.
    Burger King, Tim Hortons owner adding Popeyes to holdings
    Feb. 21, 2017
    he parent company of Burger King and Tim Hortons is buying Popeyes for $1.8 billion, with plans to accelerate the growth of the fried chicken chain. Such a move fits Restaurant Brands International's strategy of ...
  • Aristocrat names Wilson new managing director
    Feb. 21, 2017
    Aristocrat Technologies named Matt Wilson managing director of the Americas on Tuesday. ...
  • How to prevent violence in the workplace
    Feb. 20, 2017
    Rather than react to workplace violence, consider being proactive to stop these incidents before they occur.
  • Gregorio and Maria Serrata own and operate CycleBar Henderson
    Cycling studio's aim: Build a fitness community
    Feb. 20, 2017
    Gregorio and Maria Serrata recently opened the 60th U.S. location of CycleBar, a boutique fitness studio featuring a 50-bike theater designed for riders of all levels.
  • The Data: Feb. 19-25
    Feb. 20, 2017
    All of the information your business needs: Bid opportunities, bankruptcies filed and building permits issued. To add to our data, email us at [email protected]
  • A stripper gives a lap dance during halftime at a Super Sunday party at the Sapphire Las Vegas strip club Sunday, Feb. 3, 2013.
    After dozens of lawsuits over many years, strippers still fighting for employee status
    Feb. 20, 2017
    A federal judge has given preliminary approval for a $6.5 million settlement in lawsuits against 64 of the 132 strip clubs owned by Déjà Vu Consulting Inc. nationwide. But despite the likelihood of the federal labor settlement, compensation for local strippers may not change ...
  • Remark Media CEO Kai-Shing Tao, left, and Chief Technology Officer Jason Wei
    Emphasis on millennials and the Chinese market fuels Remark Media’s rise
    Feb. 20, 2017
    Remark Media’s future lies in its KanKan Data Intelligence Platform, which aggregates users’ digital footprints and analyzes behavior based on their social media use, travel and shopping habits.
  • The Notes: Feb. 19-25
    Feb. 20, 2017
    In the Notes: Aleem Dhalla, Margaret Foley, Alexandria Layton, Jennifer McBee, Carlos Blumberg, Karl Rutledge, Christopher Bentley, Ellen Whittemore, Kelli Little, Lauren Sasso and more ...
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