African American State & Local Government Employees Have Higher Concerns about Health and Financial Risks of COVID-19

Center for State and Local Government Excellence

A national poll of state and local employees finds that African American workers are more concerned than their colleagues about the potential health and economic impacts of COVID-19. Thirty-nine percent of African American state and local employees are worried about contracting the coronavirus at work as compared to 22 percent of all other survey respondents. Twenty-one percent … [More]

Promising Pilot Career Outlook amidst COVID-19 Headlines

AeroGuard Flight Training Center

AeroGuard Flight Training Center recently hosted a webinar with Flight Path Vectors, an organization dedicated to helping pilots achieve a successful career in aviation. Together, they brought forth an expert panel of guest speakers to guide current and future pilots through the impacts COVID-19 has made on the aviation industry and what they can expect in the years to … [More]

Many Working Parents Fear Job Loss or Being Penalized during Covid-19


More than half of working parents fear being a parent is a strike against them in the workplace during Covid-19. According to the new Catalyst -CNBC survey, "The Impact of Covid-19 on Working Parents," nearly 40% of working parents say that their employer does not have enough benefits for parents to support blended or virtual learning amidst the uncertainty of students of all … [More]

Keeping Your Career Goals On Track, Even in a Remote World

Is remote work and a lack of face-to-face time with the boss derailing career advancement for ambitious employees? Possibly, but even when working from home, savvy individuals can find ways to demonstrate they possess what it takes to move up in the organization, says Kimberly Roush, founder of All-Star Executive Coaching and co-author of Who Are You… When You Are … [More]

FedEx Ground to Hire 1,100 Seasonal Team Members in Phoenix


FedEx expects to add more than 70,000 seasonal positions throughout our network to help deliver the holidays this year, including more than 1,100 people at our FedEx Ground facilities in Phoenix. Open positions are available for package handlers, many of which may become full time job opportunities as demand for our services grows and our networks expand. For more information … [More]

Three Job Search Reality Checks during the Pandemic

Not hearing back is one of the most painful aspects of a professional job search, but "very much a reality during the crazy times pandemic of 2020." That is the view of job hunting and career guide author Brenda Abdilla, who has come out with a new book Outsmarting Crazytown: A Business Novel About How Derailed Professionals Can Get Back On Track (2020, Indie Books … [More]

VIRTUAL EVENT – Sep 17: Phoenix Virtual Career Fair for Veterans


In times like this, military values like courage, integrity, loyalty, and selfless service shine more than ever. Does your organization need people who practice those values? We would love to connect you (virtually, of course) with them. REGISTER HERE To best serve you, we’ve moved our job fairs online and will resume our physical events as soon as possible. Our … [More]

Partnership to Deliver Customized Professional Development Curriculum to Returning Citizens

The global pandemic has revealed widening social and economic divisions that can no longer be ignored. Fixing these issues requires commitment, innovation, and action from across sectors where business, academia, philanthropy, and government work together to reduce global inequality so that all individuals have opportunities to prosper. As one of the country’s most marginalized … [More]

Considering a Career Change Amid COVID? Consider an Essential Service Career

by Kassidy McDonald

Arizona’s jobless rate stands at 10.6 percent as of July 2020 and many unemployed in the state are left considering if they should continue to apply for jobs in their industry of expertise or begin to contemplate an impactful career change. Many essential service businesses, like engineering consulting firm Alta Southwest, have seen incredible growth throughout the pandemic and … [More]

Game Changer

by Mike Hunter

For employers, employees, freelancers, or part of a management team alike, it’s important to understand how — now, more than ever — highly skilled 10x talent who can deliver exponential value is radically shifting the dynamics of corporations large and small. This groundbreaking book examines how to identify, attract, vet, employ, manage and retain — or become — the … [More]