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WORKFORCE: Improv Theater Connect Staffs Through Comedy
Corporate team building often gets a bad rap, with employers forcing staff to participate in goofy games such as sandcastle building and egg-and-spoon racing — all in the name of “building trust and communication.”
About one in five San Diego Chief Financial Officers expect to expand their workforces in the next six months, a survey from Robert Half said Wednesday, up from about 10 percent last year.
San Francisco-based Kimpton Hotels & Restaurants has completed an $8 million renovation of its Hotel Solamar, at 435 Sixth Ave. in the Gaslamp Quarter.
Ashford University, a for-profit university owned by San Diego-based Bridgeport Education Inc., said Monday it was appointing Craig Swenson as its new president.
There are more than 700 Japanese-based companies with offices located in Southern California, one of the highest concentrations of Japanese companies located outside of Japan.
Finding the Path of ‘Least Resistance’ For Getting Around
Recent city changes, with more on the way, seek to streamline the flow of drivers and pedestrians throughout downtown San Diego.
Two former executives of a Newport Beach-based butane manufacturer tied to the marijuana industry pleaded guilty March 11 in San Diego federal court to conspiring to launder money from their business.
Susan L. Oliver is the newest San Diego partner at Tyson & Mendes LLP. A trial lawyer with more than 23 years of experience, Oliver has built a strong reputation for successfully defending a wide range of clients in professional and product liability, personal injury, business and employment cases, as well as complex civil litigation.
BEVERAGE: Twisted Manzanita Focuses Its Attention on Spirits
Santee’s Twisted Manzanita Ales & Spirits recently pulled the plug on its beer operations to focus on craft spirits, and the multivenue URBN Restaurant Group shut down brewing operations at its El Cajon brewpub.
BUILDING: Sector Has Aging Workforce, Lack Of Training Pipeline
When the recession hit San Diego, Taylor Trim and Supply Inc. downsized from 168 employees to about 46, with many of them switching careers, taking unemployment or leaving the area.
Local company Alternative Strategies announced that it moved to North Park from Mission Valley on March 7 as part of its expansion and rebranding.
San Diego-based AMN Healthcare, the largest health care staffing company in the nation, has partnered with National University to build educational programs to better prepare clinical professionals for the field.
One LLP, an intellectual property, technology and media law firm, opened a new office in San Diego, the firm announced.
Owner and franchisee OTO Development of South Carolina plans a March 10 opening for its new 135-room SpringHill Suites by Marriott in Mission Valley.
Senomyx Inc., a San Diego biotech that makes flavor-enhancers, announced financial earnings for the fourth quarter and full 2015 year.