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Company creates graphic design jobs in Vegas

Tuesday, December 31st, 2013

SGE International (SGEi), provider of learning experiences and service cultures, has new graphic design jobs in Vegas.

The company just acquired new office space in the Summerlin area of Las Vegas.

It also added nine new positions, which have proven to be instrumental in the firm’s expanded capabilities and service offerings.

The expanded team includes content writers, a graphic designer and a web visionary, as well as several support staff members. The nine new positions have been added to the company’s roster alongside more than 25 SGEi contracted trainers.

The SGEi team collaborates on corporate culture design, company openings, brand repositioning efforts, eLearning modules and website development, and looks to expand these operations from their new Las Vegas headquarters in 2014.

“It’s an exciting time for SGEi as we start to bring together the core elements of our business,” said Shane Green, Founder of SGEi. “This office allows greater collaboration and collective thinking that will spurn the next round of growth for SGEi.”

Within the office space, the company’s creative department features a technological “think-tank,” promoting an open workspace that allows for ideas to be shared and expanded upon. Team members can also enjoy the gourmet coffee bar and spacious boardroom, as well as nearby Town Center restaurants, shops and public transportation.

New facility creates manufacturing jobs in Vegas

Sunday, December 15th, 2013

The grand opening of a new Start Pac facility is creating more manufacturing jobs in Vegas.

Start Pac, a woman owned manufacturer of an American made line of ground support equipment for the aviation and locomotive industries relocated to Las Vegas in 2006.

Start Pac is a privately held family run, woman owned business, led by Judith Wurth and Eve Storm. Eve Storm, the VP, is the dynamic, driving force behind the international growth of the company, marketing their American made portable lithium ground power starting units.

Start Pac has been providing ground power in the Aviation, Locomotive and Military Industries both domestically and internationally since its inception in 1997.

On Thursday December 12th, they are celebrating the Grand Opening of their new facility at 4357 W. Sunset Rd. Congressman Joe Hecht is sending a representative from his office to officially open the new facility.

Start Pac is linking their Grand Opening with supporting Clark County’s St. Jude’s Ranch for Children. Along with Start Pac, everyone attending is being asked to make a donation to St. Jude’s wish list.

Employers plan to cut Vegas sales jobs?

Friday, December 6th, 2013

The nation’s employers are planning job cuts, and some may be Vegas sales jobs.

According to Challenger, Gray & Christmas, the nation’s employers announced plans to cut 45,730 jobs from their payrolls during the month. That was up 13.5 percent from 40,289 job cuts recorded in September, according to the latest report on monthly job cuts.

Employers have now announced 433,114 job cuts since January 1. That is virtually unchanged (down 0.14 percent) from the 433,725 job cuts announced through ten months of 2012.

At the current pace, annual job cuts are positioned to come in slightly below the 2012 year-end total of 523,362, which was the lowest 12-month figure since 1997, when 434,350 job cuts were tracked by Challenger.
The pharmaceutical industry saw the heaviest job cutting in October, with 10,585 job cuts announced.

According to the report, second to the pharmaceutical industry in October job cuts was the financial sector, which announced 8,717 job cuts during the month. That is the highest monthly total for the sector since February (21,724). For the year, the financial sector has seen the heaviest downsizing activity, by a wide margin. Since January 1, these firms have announced 57,591 job cuts, nearly 10,000 more than the second-ranked health care sector, which has announced layoffs totaling 47,902 so far this year.

Furthermore, improvements in the economy are also pushing interest rates back up, which is curbing demand for refinancing,” noted John A. Challenger, chief executive officer of Challenger, Gray & Christmas.

“Meanwhile, the health care sector continues to experience heavy job cutting in the face of shrinking Medicare reimbursements under the Affordable Care Act as well as federal spending cutbacks imposed by sequestration. Nearly half of the 6,817 health care job cuts announced in October were attributed to ‘cost cutting’ or directly to health reform,” said Challenger.