Millennial Employees and Their Digital Demands

by Scott Willis

Here’s an unsettling tidbit for employers: Forty-two percent of millennials say they would quit their job if their employer uses subpar technology, according to a report from marketing website DMR, formerly Digital Marketing Ramblings. Millennials — those workers born between 1982 and 2000 — became the largest generation in the U.S. workforce in 2015. Studies… [More]

2018 Prediction: A Rush of Real Estate Agents

by Wendy Forsythe

The number of individuals who will earn their real estate license and start a career in real estate is expected to rise to the highest level seen in recent years. In Phoenix, there was a 4.7-percent increase in agent count from November 2016 to November 2017. It’s predicted the market could see an increase of… [More]

Multilingual Staffing Chatbot

by Mike Hunter

RoboRecruiter’s bot Robo is newly multilingual — able to support five languages across all its products (Dutch, English, Estonian, French and German). As internationalization develops, the list will continue to grow. Creator of the successful digital platform Elance, Beerud Sheth brought to his new endeavor, RoboRecruiter, an extreme amount of experience in the staffing industry.… [More]

Act!Now for SMBs

by Mike Hunter

Swiftpage, the provider of Act! CRM software, a leading cloud enabled platform aimed at helping small and mid-sized businesses grow, has launched an all-new and completely free resource center: Act!Now. To kick start 2018, Act!Now targets the three pillars of SMB growth: identify, plan and measure. Act!Now will provide a wealth of free resources and… [More]

Revolutionary Real Estate Marketplace 

by Mike Hunter

SetSchedule® is a “first of its kind” technology-based real estate exchange marketplace that connects Realtors® with homeowners, buyers and investors. It focuses on placing top tier agents with verified appointments directly in front of vetted homeowners and investors actively looking to buy and sell. The company’s patented technology allows real estate professionals to access qualified… [More]

Boutique Hotel Brings Downtown Vibe and Economic Value

by Mike Hunter

Downtown Scottsdale gained a new boutique hotel when Hotel Adeline opened late last month, following a $12-million renovation of the site. Developed by Los Angeles-based ESI Ventures and managed by New Orleans-based HRI Lodging, the eclectic boutique property on Scottsdale Road a mile north of Camelback Road will offer 213 guestrooms, including five spacious 700-square-foot… [More]

Bilingual Training Business School Expands

by Mike Hunter

Compass Career & Business Solutions recently opened the doors to its new training center for small businesses or for those who are thinking about starting a business. Founded six years ago to provide free education, training and support to small-business owners across Arizona, particularly the Hispanic community, Compass CBS has realized success in helping more… [More]

Striking Entertainment Trend

by Mike Hunter

Bowlmor AMF recently opened Arizona’s second striking Bowlero location, Bowlero Christown, revamping the former AMF Christown Lanes. The concept is to be a total entertainment center for occasions from date night, family night and birthday parties to corporate events, and even includes an in-house team of expert event planners. Bowlero Christown’s 60 blacklight bowling lanes… [More]

Salon Debuts Membership Model for Hair Extensions

by Mike Hunter

Scott and Christine Lewandowski recently launched Xtension Envy, a state-of-the-art salon offering a large selection of premium hair extensions. Identifying hair as one of the most important facets of a woman’s look, Xtension Envy offers solutions for women of all ages with varying needs: The salon offers solutions for thinning hair or hair loss due… [More]

Language Training

by Mike Hunter

Rosetta Stone offers the solution for business leaders interested in providing language training to their workforce, and free trials are available. The company works with more than 20,000 organizations worldwide to address the needs of business learners; its trusted digital solutions get learners speaking in their new language from the very first lesson, and a… [More]