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Apr 20, 2021

Workplace wellness put to the test

While frontline and essential workers worried about their physical health, isolation and loneliness affected nine-to-fivers during a historic rise in remote working. Employees in every sector dealt with financial insecurity due to widespread layoffs and pay cuts.

Mar 26, 2021

Pandemic prompts small-business tweaks that may endure

From curbside pickup and senior shopping hours to dining in yurts and viewing menus via smart phones, small businesses and restaurants were forced to institute a wide range of customer safety and service steps in 2020. Business owners now are examining which of those experiments were so successful that they will stay around post[...]

Dec 29, 2020

Pivots your eCommerce business should make, post-COVID

When the virus finally begins to ebb, eCommerce companies will need to pivot—or continue to pivot—to meet the needs of a changing economy. You can analyze and apply the following strategies to enhance your eCommerce approach.

Dec 28, 2020

Four ways COVID-19 is changing health care–now and in the future

As Colorado and the nation continue to navigate the deep impacts of COVID-19, one thing seems certain—the pandemic has changed the way many of us have traditionally viewed and engaged with the health care system. Many times, crises create an urgency to speed up innovations to meet consumers’ demands and provide convenience. [...]

Dec 21, 2020

How to support Denver’s arts and culture jobs

As the year comes to a close, the pandemic continues to hit Denver’s arts and creative sector especially hard. In the early fall, Bonfils-Stanton Foundation and The Denver Foundation awarded nearly $1.2 million to 41 organizations thanks to the COVID-19 Arts & Culture Relief Fund. Now, the Foundations are gearing up for a [...]

Dec 10, 2020

Properties of a pandemic

Despite the COVID-19 pandemic–and in some ways because of it–the 2020 metro Denver real estate market through September continued to establish new highs (for home prices) and lows (for inventory).

Dec 9, 2020

COVID-19 precautions for every Colorado business owner this winter

To successfully recover, businesses should make adjustments in order to adapt to the nature of running a business during a pandemic and proactively work to prevent any COVID related claims, disputes, or litigation.

Dec 2, 2020

Traveling in the age of COVID-19: a checklist for ease

Even in the safest circumstances travel can be unpredictable. We still need to prepare and create thoughtful plans and figure out basic logistics especially to stay healthy.

Nov 25, 2020

Which type skier are you? The Walmart, Costco or Whole Foods model

The ski industry has been on a wild ride since the resorts were shut down last March. Mountain real estate has been on a tear and summer visitation has been off the charts. Winter looks to follow the upward trend. What does this mean for residential and commercial real estate in resort communities throughout Colorado?

Nov 13, 2020

Drivers are in demand

The job of commercial driver, with a median advertised annual salary of $70,016, led all job postings in Colorado in the last week of July. Check out the top 10 most-posted job openings and median advertised salaries compiled by EMSI.

Nov 13, 2020

Sports teams are cranking up the volume on the digital experience

A fascinating experiment is unfolding as games are played in the absence of a live crowd.Technicians are making noise the digital way, by pressing buttons on tablet computers to evoke any of 50 pre-recorded crowd sounds. Behind the curtain, here is a fascinating existential question: Do you really need a live audience to stage a[...]

Nov 12, 2020

Adaptability key for restaurants amid COVID-19 obstacles

Restaurants able to take advantage of a patio expansion for more seating and those with significant takeout and delivery operations before COVID-19 have fared better. But with winter approaching, restaurants that found success in the summer will face a new set of challenges.