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Job Summary We are seeking an energetic, responsible intern to join our growing organization. You will focus on learning the basics of our organization, and can be expected to gain valuable insight that can further their interest in your chosen career field. In addition to office duties, the intern will have the opportunity to meet managers, executives, and C-suite members of the team. Intern Duties and Responsibilities Answer phone inquiries, direct calls, and provide basic company information Perform clerical duties, take memos, maintain files, and organize documents; photocopy, fax, etc. as needed Assist in preparing information and research materials Sort [...]

By |2018-07-12T16:31:17-07:00July 12th, 2018|

UTC Welcomes Facebook, Highlights Current Tech Community Strengths

Media Statement For Immediate Release: May 30, 2018 Contact:       Elizabeth Converse, Director of Strategic Communication                     Utah Technology Council                     801-835-7087 | econverse@utahtech.org UTC Welcomes Facebook, Highlights Current Tech Community Strengths Salt Lake City - Following today’s groundbreaking of a new facility in Eagle Mountain that will house a data center for the social media company Facebook, Utah Technology Council President and CEO John Knotwell released the following statement: “Tech is growing in Utah. The creation of this new site, with its huge name recognition, is a win for the state and the region. Utah’s vibrant workforce, attractive quality [...]

By |2018-05-30T11:08:55-07:00May 30th, 2018|

Are you Business Equality Leader certified?

There are several challenges employers face when recruiting new talent to Utah. Potential LGBTQ recruits may question if the Beehive State will truly welcome and embrace them. Equality Utah is the state’s premier LGBTQ advocacy organization. For seventeen years, we’ve been working to secure equal rights and protections for LGBTQ Utahns and their families. In 2015, we passed historic legislation to include LGBTQ residents in the state’s nondiscrimination employment and housing laws. We proved that, even in Utah, we can advance LGBTQ rights by finding common ground with our neighbors. We are here to bring that same spirit to Silicon [...]

By |2018-04-17T08:38:59-07:00April 17th, 2018|

From Utah’s Classrooms to Utah’s Workforce: Talent Development and Retention

      We all know how important a talented workforce is to the health of Utah’s businesses and overall economy. With the growth of Silicon Slopes, Utah industries are going to require more and more highly-skilled and highly educated workers in the coming years. Fortunately for us, Utah has a strong and vibrant system of higher education and technical colleges. Unfortunately, however, Utah is a net exporter of trained and educated talent. A recent analysis of census data shows that migrants coming to Utah from other states are less educated than Utahns leaving the state. Senate Bill 104, Talent [...]

By |2018-02-16T11:53:45-07:00February 16th, 2018|
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