DENVER — From the shift in recruiting and retaining employees in the finance sector to a breakdown of how Denver's tech salaries compare to the Bay Area, DBJ has business news for most industries and interests. See this week's top stories below: 

Technology and money

1) How Denver firms are convincing millennials that the finance industry is as hip as tech (DBJ subscriber content)

Shawn Greco
Denver Business Journal

DBJ spoke with more than 15 financial firms, banks and recruiters with operations in the Denver metro about their hiring struggles and what they are doing to ameliorate these challenges. “If there is a ‘war for talent,’ a lot of banks are bringing a squirt gun to the fight,” the CEO for one of the sector's top recruiting firms said. 

2) Data dive: How Denver tech salaries compare to the Bay Area

It's no surprise that salaries for U.S. technology jobs are highest in the Bay Area, but how does San Francisco's pay for specific jobs compare to Denver's?

3) These 25 college majors have the lowest unemployment rate in the U.S.

Unemployment after graduation is a real fear for college students, and a new study reveals which majors face better prospects post-grad than others.

Real estate 

4) DBJ Offices: Tour the bright, stylish coworking space that used to be an athletic club

Novel Coworking
Denver Business Journal

Chicago-based Novel Coworking's unique business model isn't the only thing the company hopes will help it stand out in a crowded coworking field here in Denver. Tour the company's first of two current Denver locations with video and photos from DBJ.

5) Historic estate with zip line and tennis court next to Cherry Hills Country Club listed for $10.5M 


7) Colorado offers incentives to 4 companies looking to bring more than 700 jobs (DBJ subscriber content)

Colorado Economic Development Commission
Denver Business Journal

Colorado Economic Development Commission members offered nearly $10 million in incentives to a quartet of companies seeking to bring a combined 732 jobs to the state, putting Colorado into direct competition with Texas for three of the companies and offering rural counties a potential big haul.


8) Frontier Airlines to roll out 4 new flights from Phoenix

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A Frontier Airlines plane sits on the tarmac at the Pittsburgh International Airport July 9, 2008 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. Frontier Airlines,
Jeff Swensen, Getty Images

Frontier Airlines wants Phoenix to fly a little farther. The Denver-based airline has announced four new nonstop flights from Phoenix Sky Harbor International Airport.

9) United Airlines to honor historic moon mission with special flight to Houston

United Airlines, the largest passenger carrier flying out of Denver International Airport, is planning a special flight this week to Space City to honor the 50th anniversary of the day when the first color-television transmission from space occurred. 

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