Saturday, September 8, 2012
Mark “Dutch” Elting has joined Coldwell Banker Distinctive Properties as a full-time associate broker working out of the Steamboat Springs office.
Prior to joining Coldwell Banker Distinctive Properties, Elting has been in the real estate business for much of his adult life. Early in his career and after graduating from the University of Colorado Boulder, Elting served as the managing broker for several developments including one affiliated with Resort Condominiums International, an international player in recreational properties. Elting went on to operate his own development, property management and brokerage companies before joining his most recent brokerage, where he was honored with the Presidents Circle Award, a prestigious honor given to the top 3 percent of Prudential Brokers nationwide.
“We’re very excited to have Dutch on our team,” said Giles Howard at Coldwell Banker Distinctive Properties. “He has an amazing background in real estate and is extremely knowledgeable about the Steamboat Springs market.”
Coldwell Banker Distinctive Properties is located at 350 Lincoln Ave., No. 103, and can be reached at 970-879-8814.
CMC, Chamber hosts seasonal hiring seminar
Colorado Mountain College and the Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association will host a seminar to help local employers with season hiring from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Thursday at Steamboat Smokehouse, 912 Lincoln Ave.
Topics that will be covered in this program include:
■ Recruiting strategies
■ Screening and interviewing process
■ Payroll/benefits for seasonal help
■ Are incentives worth it?
■ Is a probationary period valid?
■ Best practices
■ Significant challenges
■ Managing seasonal help (evaluations, oversight)
■ Fit and situation for roles in your business
The program will feature three local professionals experienced in seasonal hiring, including Trish Sullivan, vice president of Human Resources at Steamboat Ski and Resort Corp.; Karen Goedert, resort manager at One Steamboat Place; and Katie Weeks, of La Montana. There also will be a Q-and-A session.
The seminar fee of $15 includes a buffet lunch. Register by calling 970-870-4491.
YVSC, Chamber hosts workshop for businesses
The Yampa Valley Sustainability Council and the Steamboat Springs Chamber Resort Association will host a one-day workshop for local businesses hoping to take their organization to the next level of sustainability from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. Sept. 28 at Olympian Hall in the Howelsen Hill Lodge. The program will include 30-minute speed-round case studies.
Jeni Cross and Stu Reeve
will offer a diverse picture of what is happening with technical information about energy management, sustainable design, behavioral engagement and organizational issues.
This workshop is for all businesses. Registration for this event is $45 for Chamber members and $50 for nonmembers. Register by calling 970-875-7000.