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THIS IS LANE BEATTIE, PRESIDENT OF THE SALT LAKE CHAMBER, WITH YOUR METRO BUSINESS REPORT

According to a new survey from Accountemps, 59 percent of American workers are optimistic about the economy and the potential for job grouth over the next year. When asked about their own career prospects, 57 percent report being more hopeful now than one year ago, with only 11 percent indicating they are less optimistic. These results show that as the economy improves employers should begin placing a greater emphasis on retention.

Utah’s first Bioneer Conference will be held at the Utah State University Eccles Conference Center October 15th through the 17th. For more information, go to www.extension.usu.edu/bioneers.

The Salt Lake Chamber will honor Governor Olene Walker at the Athena Award luncheon on November 16th. To register, please call the Chamber at 328-5057 or see us on the web at saltlakechamber.org.

THIS IS LANE BEATTIE FOR KSL NEWSRADIO 1160.

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