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IBR Panel: Workplace culture must change in Idaho’s labor market (access required)

Idaho Workplace culture

Removing barriers for recruitment, hiring practices, workplace culture and employee retention are top priorities for many business leaders as Idaho’s labor market remains tight. Five panelists explored current challenges facing Idaho employers at an ongoing Breakfast Series event sponsored by ...

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Tech stakeholders share current insights, a look ahead at the industry’s, and Idaho’s, future  (access required)

Quantum. Self-driving cars. Web3. Those technologies are what five panelists foresee as playing significant roles in Idaho’s future and beyond.   Five panelists — Vlad Dzhidzhiyeshvili, Jay Larsen, Mindy Ngo, Christopher Rowlison and Edward Vasko — shared their expertise and insights into ...

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Panelists discuss employee, community health at Idaho Business Review Breakfast Series event   (access required)

Employee health, community resources and almost everything in-between came together as panelists discussed what it means to keep Idaho healthy at Idaho Business Review’s Aug. 4 Breakfast Series event. Five health care stakeholders — Mary Biddle-Newberry, Patrick Fithen, Rex Force, ...

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Panelists share food innovation insights in various Idaho companies, industries (access required)

Food innovation is in Idaho’s roots, as Jessica Anderson with Amalgamated Sugar put it. Idaho Business Review’s June 9 Breakfast Series event at The Grove Hotel showed just that, as five individuals with connections to agriculture — like sugar beet and urban ...

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‘A ripple-effect’ of housing challenges — mortgage rates and real estate trends  (access required)

Low housing inventory, climbing home prices and a shortage of workers and supplies are just a few not-so-secret challenges facing stakeholders in the mortgage lending and residential real estate industries statewide, so, Idaho Business Review asked five industry stakeholders to ...

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Idaho tourism recovering from COVID-19

Yes, we are coming back. Idaho and the Boise metro area have already seen the light at the end of the pandemic tunnel. As we readjust to today’s version of near-normal, I’m delighted to report that visitors are ready to ...

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Breakfast Series Report: Idaho Tourism (access required)

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After a year where for some of us our big travel was going from the living room to the kitchen, it’s looking like 2021 — thanks to the coronavirus vaccine — is shaping up to be a bang-up year for ...

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Breakfast Series Report: Idaho Legislature Wrap-up (access required)

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It shouldn’t be surprising that after 2020, a year unlike any other, we had the 2021 Legislative session, which was also unlike any other. We didn’t expect that last year when we were planning this year’s Breakfast Series panels; in ...

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Breakfast Series report: Idaho Tech Trends (access required)

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We learned this year just how dependent we were on tech, when we all started working from home and Zoom became a transitive verb. Idaho’s tech community — also known as the entrepreneurial and the startup community, because it’s not ...

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