Despite advances made in recent years, there's still a large disparity between men and women when it comes to the professional working world. There are plenty of steps businesses, employers and individuals can take to better support women in the workplace. Here are a few ideas.
Creating a work environment where people of all genders, races and backgrounds thrive is a worthy goal for all Utah businesses and leaders. But it's not just the right thing to do — it's also the smart thing to do.
It's not always easy to find women-owned businesses to support. That's why the Women's Business Center of Utah (WBCUtah), housed within the Salt Lake Chamber, created the first-of-its-kind Utah Women-Owned Business Directory.
A new study shows that women often work harder than men in similar positions to advocate for their employees and strive for diversity, equity and inclusion. However, most of them aren't receiving the recognition they deserve. The Salt Lake Chamber and the Women's Business Center of Utah are honoring seven such women.
Since 2010, Utah has taken the top spot six times among Forbes' Best States for Business. This is good news for anyone who owns (or aspires to own) a business in this state. So if if you plan to start a small business, here are five tips that can help ensure success.
Diversity refers to differences in human demographics, such as race, gender, age, and sexual orientation. Inclusion focuses on ensuring that employees feel safe, accepted, and welcome. To optimize your company's performance and employee satisfaction, you need both.
The spread of the coronavirus remains unchecked across the nation as 2020 winds to a close. The numbers in Utah tell a story of increasing rates of hospitalization and death, with some counties doing better than others.
In response to the pandemic and earthquake, Gov. Gary Herbert created the Economic Response Task Force and appointed Salt Lake Chamber President and CEO Derek Miller to chair the group. State leaders laid out a three-step plan for Utah to stay on a path to recovery.