A Tech Ecosystem in the Mountains
In Truckee, a culture that is passionate about balancing live, work, and play welcomes newcomers who share the same values. This kind of community support creates the perfect atmosphere to think, connect, create and be productive. Business concepts that grow local jobs, and are not seasonally dependent are particularly viewed with special interest. Developers will find App beta testers in the local marketplace for just about any idea–from healthcare to trail wayfinding.
A Tech Ecosystem in the Mountains
On April 30, 2018, the California Supreme Court decided Dynamex Operations W. v. Superior Court– a case that dramatically limits who counts as a bonafide independent contractor under the law.
The old test for whether someone could be properly considered an independent contractor instead of an employee was a more flexible, multi-factor common law test where none of the individual factors,
Truckee.com receives monthly averages of 16,000 sessions, 10,000 users, and 32,000 page views with site visitors’ that range of 54% from Calif+Nevada, 14% Truckee, and 32% out of state. Take advantage of the great traffic and leverage your deal on Truckee.com now. Here’s how you can do that in your Truckee.com Business Profile!
1. How to promote your deal on Truckee.com
- Log into your business profile dashboard on Truckee.com.
101.5 Truckee-Tahoe Radio Business Speaks! Community Spotlight
Do you run a Truckee business? Can’t find workers?
Listen to 101.5 Truckee-Tahoe Radio’s Community Spotlight interview on Business Speaks with Truckee Chamber of Commerce President and CEO Lynn Saunders and Board Chair Pam Hobday to learn about solutions for your business.
In this interview, you will hear about the Employee Coop (Truckee Connects) Project designed to help employers find workers and fill jobs.
Have you ever wanted to show someone what they will be getting for their money before they arrive, or wanted to show off your shop and location? Now there is a great way your business can stand out online on Google! Google Street View | Trusted Tours can be found in Google Search Results, Google Maps, and Google + and are optimized to work with all internet devices mobile and static.
The panelists for the April 20th Seminar offered several links and tips to share. Thank you attendees for your enthusiastic and positive feedback in the post workshop survey! Check out the survey results!
- The Buffer Blog
- Social Media Examiner
- Search Engine Land
- Crowd Sourcing
- Eye on Design
A Need and a Vision
Seven years ago, the Tahoe Silicon Mountain founding members saw a need. In Silicon Valley, professional networking opportunities are ubiquitous. Many people move from Silicon Valley to Truckee to work remotely, and many more regularly visit or own homes in Truckee. But, there wasn’t a place for people to gather to discuss technology or the opportunities and challenges for entrepreneurs in Truckee,
- RECRUIT: Discover qualified interns and employees
Students with diverse skills and career goals are enrolled at Sierra College, Tahoe-Truckee. Strong business, accounting, EMT, Mechatronics, Administration of Justice and early childhood education programs as well as transfer pathways translate to an educated group of local applicants to interview.
Straightforward opportunities exist for employers to connect with students and alumni. For example,
From our Start Up Basics courses to online resources to one on one consulting, the Sierra Business Development Center (SBDC) located in Truckee can help your business or idea start, grow, and thrive.
Many of SBDC’s clients start by selling something they are creating at home. Muffins, jewelry, websites, you name it — home based businesses are popular in Tahoe. In the beginning,