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February 2016 THE VALLEY BUSINESS JOURNAL 1 VOLUME 27, NUMBER 2 | Serving Southwest Riverside County Since 1989 | February 2016 in this ISSUE COMMUNITY Famous Virgil Gibson to Perform at Old Town Theater HR Entertainment page 3 Benoit Takes Reins as Board of Supervisors Chairman MONEY page 11 Extended Tax Provisions: Are You Affected? COMMUNITY page 8 2016 Legislative Update The Art of Employee Engagement by Ted Saul, Sr. Staff Writer The best chance for a successful company is to have engaged employees. They can set the first impression, define customer service expectations and be the ones to influence the sale of your product. Engaging employees has truly become an art and doesn’t happen by accident. This is true whether you are the sole business owner or have many levels of management. Anyone with direct continued on page 26 How Reliable is Your Backup? by Stefani Laszko TECH If you are still reading this after reading my title, thank you - though I am sure you’re thinking why is there another article on backup, right? Though this topic has already been covered we are still finding companies not protected. In the last 3 months we have had 2 new customers come to us with significant data loss. We’re talking shut the business down loss. Thankfully in both situations we were able to recover the data but what these 2 companies also have in common is they thought they had a sufficient backup solution in place. They also spent thousands of dollars with us in man hours and expensive software to recover their data. Many considerations go into determining what type of backup makes the most sense continued on page 23 On Wednesday, February 24th, the Temecula Valley Players is proud to present the incomparable Virgil Gibson, former lead singer of the world famous Platters. continued on page 29 And... Murrieta Chamber Announces ‘40 Under Forty’ Nominees The Murrieta Chamber of Commerce would like to congratulate the following individuals on being nominated for the prestigious ‘40 Under Forty’ Awards. continued on page 31 Technology Money/ Marketing Real Estate Healthy Living Entertainment Community thevalleybusinessjournal • (951) 461-0400 • Facebook: thevalleybusinessjournal