Archive for: January, 2016

Get it in writing: Documentation important

Human resource professionals know documentation not only lowers legal risks for businesses, but also helps owners and managers make better decisions about employee performance. In discussing this topic, it’s wise to start with the process. Essentially, documenting employee behavior and performance keeps us on track.  It allows us to gather information about employees into a […]

Internship confirms real estate a good career

When I met a commercial real estate agent earlier this year, I had no idea at the time the difference that informal conversation would have on my career. I’ve since joined in an internship program and hope to work in commercial real estate myself. It all started wen I met Dale Beede, a broker with […]

Health care organization names chief operating officer, vice presidents

Lori Randall has been named chief operating officer and executive vice president of Family Health West. Angelina Salazar has been named vice president of business development of the health care organization in Fruita. Kelly Murphy has been named vice president of human resources. Randall brings to her new duties 20 years of experience with Family […]

Real estate agents earn divorce specialist designation

Amy Rogers and Janice Burtis, both real estate agents with RE/MAX 4000 in Grand Junction, have earned designations as Certified Real Estate Divorce Specialists. Real estate divorce specialists complete training in the legal and tax issues of divorce proceedings related to real estate and specialize in working with divorcing clients. Rogers and Burtis said divorcing […]

Four appointed to visitor & convention bureau board

Jamie Lummis, Josh Niernberg and Julie Shafer have been appointed to the Grand Junction Visitor & Convention Bureau board of directors. Brad Taylor was appointed to a second term on the board. Lummis is president of Moody Insurance Agency. Niernberg is owner and executive chef of  the Bin 707 Foodbar. Shafer works as a real […]

Agents joined Grand Junction real estate firm

Irene Spencer and Merrite Wyatt have joined Bray Real Estate based in Grand Junction. Spencer worked in real estate for two years in Utah before moving to Grand Junction. “I thoroughly enjoy working with both buyers and sellers and helping them make a smooth transition,” she said. “It’s very rewarding to be able to help […]

CMU names new vice president of finance

Laura Glatt has joined Colorado Mesa University in Grand Junction as vice president of finance. Glatt succeeds Pat Doyle, who retired after more than 11 years in the position with CMU and another 20 years in higher education before that. “Pat has been enormously effective in his role and has provided thoughtful guidance and leadership,” […]

Nominations sought for CMU alumni awards

Applications will be accepted through March 1 for annual awards presented by the Colorado Mesa University Alumni Association. The Distinguished Alumni Award is presented to people who attended or graduated from Grand Junction Junior College, Mesa College, Mesa State College or Western Colorado Community College during or before 2006. Winners have distinguished themselves in their […]

Animal hospital to award college scholarships

Applications will be accepted through Feb. 14 for annual college scholarships offered by Tiara Rado Animal Hospital in Grand Junction. The hospital awards two, $1,000 scholarships to students attending Colorado Mesa University. Applicants must be Mesa County residents and business or science majors who maintain at least a 3.0 grade point average. For more information, […]

Toastmasters to present workshop on public speaking

The Grand Junction Toastmasters will present a six-week workshop for professionals who want to improve their public speaking skills. The workshop is scheduled for 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursdays Feb. 4 through March 10 in room 340 of the Crossroads Building at 2754 Compass Drive. The workshop will offer experience in using the six elements […]


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