Research found about half of employers said growth was impeded due to difficulty in finding and keeping qualified workers. This problem escalates as unemployment drops, wages rise and employees are emboldened to job-hop.
Colorado once ruled the Rockies when it came to Hollywood shoots. John Wayne with an eyepatch, Clint Eastwood with an orangutan, Jim Carrey on a moped. But the game has changed.
Colorado’s minimum wage has increased 19.4 percent in the span of two years, but business leaders – at least the 234 surveyed for the Leeds Business Confidence Index – see little impact on their businesses.
The seventh-annual Energy and Environment Symposium takes place April 17th and 18th, at the Grand River Health in Rifle, Colorado. The event, hosted by Garfield County and Colorado Mesa University (CMU), features a diverse line-up of speakers for this year’s symposium.
Ask Colorado Golf Association Executive Director Ed Mate to describe the condition of golf in the state, and he begins to use the word “flat” so often, you’d think we were in Kansas. CGA membership, at about 60,000 rounds, “flat.” Rounds “flat.” Revenues “flat.”
Single dad Joe Lesniak has worked as a chef and a traveling salesman, but now he finally has a steady job he loves that allows time with his two daughters. “I’ve never been happier,” says Lesniak, 45. “I actually look forward to coming in Monday morning. I’ve never had a job like that.”
Even before Gov. Jared Polis was sworn into office on Jan. 8, his agenda to improve the health-care industry in Colorado had begun to move forward with the introduction of two bills on the first day of the 2019 legislative session.
The City of Grand Junction jumped up 56 places overall in the “Best Performing Cities 2018” report released last month by the Milken Institute.
Adventure is Colorado’s heritage. That’s how many of us got here — men, women and children set out for a frontier entirely new to them, not knowing what they’d find.
“Jobs Matter,” the red-and-white yard signs declared against Proposition 112, the proposal to push back drilling 2,500 feet from homes, businesses and waterways rejected by Colorado voters in November.
I’ve completed my third teaching tour in southwestern China’s Sichuan Province, home to the spicy Chinese food.
During joint presentations January 18 at CU South in Parker, Henry Sobanet and J.J. Ament relayed that message, articulating challenges in Colorado’s economy and encouraging increased involvement with policymakers at the Capitol to an audience of more than 400 business leaders and elected officials from across the Denver metro area.