Remote Recruiting and Hiring Can Further DEI

by Shannon Hogue

Last year, companies that would typically hire software engineers from geographical bubbles (i.e., select colleges and within Silicon Valley) began embracing the idea of tapping into a talent pipeline of remote workers. As more organizations consider making the shift to remote work permanent, engineering management teams are incorporating remote developer hiring as a core … [More]

Return to Work Safely; YellowBird Guides the Way

by Michael Zalle

Arizona companies preparing to reopen are under pressure to ensure the safety of employees, customers and vendors. Guidelines can be confusing, ever-changing and complex. A local Phoenix organization, goYellowBird.com offers experts on-demand to provide advice, guidance and best practices from highly qualified, industry-specific safety professionals. The Phoenix startup … [More]

Fit for Moving

by Mike Hunter

A moving company with a personal trainer on staff? Seems an almost intuitively obvious fit, but Muscular Moving Men & Storage believes it is the only moving company in the world with a staff personal trainer.  Owners Justin Hodge and Josh Jurhill selected personal trainer Lex Hollenbeck to start 2021 off on the right foot for staff and partners of Muscular Moving Men … [More]

Guides & Resources – April 2021

Find out more in each issue of In Business Magazine as we provide resources and guides that can help businesses get and stay connected to the information they need to build business. COVID-19 Business Stimulus: With now two phases of the Paycheck Protection Program loans and other Small Business Administration loans and stimulus packages, we include these links for … [More]

Looking Good 2021 – April Standouts

  Achievements Ballard Spahr Earns Perfect Score in 2021 Corporate Equality Index Ware Malcomb Phoenix Project WINS IIDA SW Pride Award SweetLeaf Is honored for New Product Line Philanthropy AAA Cooling Specialists Donates AC Unit to Food/Clothing Bank … [More]

Pandemic Propels Worldwide Jet’s Efforts for a Safer Future

by Sue Kern-Fleischer 

Phoenix-based Worldwide Jet boasts a fleet of 12 jets providing premier charter flights to more than 500 destinations around the world. Early into the pandemic, the global aviation firm recognized it was imperative to lead the way in providing the safest work environment for its employees, and the safest way to travel for its clients.  In January 2020, Worldwide Jet began … [More]

Wildflower Innovates to Launch Asian-Inspired Ghost Kitchen

by Louis Basile

As the pandemic has prompted more people to order delivery and takeout so they can dine in the comfort and safety of their own homes, there has been a rise in ghost kitchens across the nation. A ghost (or virtual) kitchen is a restaurant model that offers off-premise food sales without a traditional dine-in space. As the owner of Wildflower, a 25-year-old beloved Arizona brand, … [More]

Longer Work Hours: Market-based Societies or Subsistence-based Societies?

by Mike Hunter

Men in market-based societies work more hours while women mostly work the same hours on average regardless of the type of society, according to a recent study by MIT Sloan School of Management Prof. Rahul Bhui.  The researchers found that within and across societies, men whose work was largely commercial tended to work more hours. Men engaged in noncommercial labor worked on … [More]

Guides & Resources – March 2021

Find out more in each issue of In Business Magazine as we provide resources and guides that can help businesses get and stay connected to the information they need to build business. COVID-19 Business Stimulus: With now two phases of the Paycheck Protection Program loans and other Small Business Administration loans and stimulus packages, we include these links for … [More]

Camelot Homes Wins Coveted Housing Quality Award

Judges for the 2021 National Housing Quality Award® (NHQA), sponsored by Pro Builder magazine, named Camelot Homes the winner of a Bronze Award for the company’s commitment to the highest level of operational excellence and quality in the housing industry. Camelot is one of only four honorees this year and is the only Arizona-based company to be named to the list. For the … [More]

Fulton Homes Wins Three EPA Awards in 2020

Fulton Homes, Arizona’s largest family-owned and -operated homebuilder, is the only builder nationally to win three “Partner of the Year” awards from the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency in a single year: the 2020 Indoor airPLUS Leader of the Year – Builder Award; the 2020 ENERGY STAR® Partner of the Year – Sustained Excellence Award; and the 2020 WaterSense Builder Partner … [More]

Navitus Health Solutions Wins Six 2021 AVA Digital Awards

Navitus Health Solutions, a Phoenix-area full pass-through pharmacy benefit manager, received two platinum and two gold awards and two honorable mentions from the 2021 AVA Digital Awards, an annual global competition that honors excellence in digital creativity, branding and strategy. For the full Looking Good 2021 – March Standouts, click here. … [More]

Homie Helps with Girl Scouts’ ‘Cookie Castle’

Homie Arizona partnered with the Girl Scouts-Cactus Pine Council for Girl Scouts’ cookie sales this year. Through the philanthropic arm of the company Homie Helps, a $15,000 donation was made to support cookie sales, foster creativity, engineering, and entrepreneurial skills among the Girl Scouts. And Homie is aiding Girl Scout Mija Kaprosy in building a “Cookie Castle” at The … [More]

Veyo Partners with St. Mary’s Food Bank

During the recent holiday season, more than 40 Veyo drivers and employees donated more than 750 pounds of food to St. Mary’s Food Bank, collecting more than 400 items. Said Mary Cattelino, Arizona operations manager of the non-emergency medical transportation service, “We make a living by what we get, but we make a life by what we give.” For the full Looking Good 2021 – … [More]

Looking Good 2021 – March Standouts

  Achievements Camelot Homes Wins Coveted Housing Quality Award Fulton Homes Wins Three EPA Awards in 2020 Navitus Health Solutions Wins Six 2021 AVA Digital Awards Philanthropy Homie Helps with Girl Scouts’ ‘Cookie Castle’ Veyo Partners with St. Mary’s Food Bank … [More]

More than a Moving Service

by Mike Hunter

Experiencing growth even during the pandemic, Fully Loaded Deliveries — a luxury delivery, moving, receiving and warehousing company — recently purchased and expanded into a new 33,000-square-foot warehouse in North Phoenix from its previous operations out of two separate facilities that totaled 18,000 square feet. According to president and founder Chris Berg, Fully Loaded … [More]

Securing Your Choice of Security Firm 

by Bill Herzog

Hiring a security firm can help protect one’s business from crime, but it is critical to find the right match for the job. There are a lot of choices in security firms but not all may be the right fit. Based on my 20-plus years’ experience in law enforcement and security, here are some questions I suggest businesses ask before hiring a security firm. Does your security … [More]

The KNOW Women Strives for Global Impact

by RaeAnne Marsh

Women link arms in ways that are different from men. They want to “feel good” when working together. They want to use intuition when making decisions. And they want to feel supported and engaged in community. These observations by Sarah Benken informed her organization of The KNOW Women in 2017. “For women, it is more than just passing around a business card to attract sales; … [More]

Bronze-Winning Whiskey from Sran Spirits

Scottsdale distillery Sran Spirits, LLC won a bronze medal at the 2020 New York International Spirits Competition with its Daru Whiskey. The NYISC is part of the International Beverage Competition series, a unique group of wine, beer, cider and spirits competitions taking place in New York City, Berlin, Melbourne and Hong Kong annually. The judging panels consist entirely of … [More]

HiMS Wins a Best in Biz Award

Health Information Management Systems won Silver in the Most Innovative Product of the Year, Healthcare and Medical category in the 2020 Best in Biz Awards, the only independent business awards program judged by prominent editors and reporters from top-tier publications in North America. HiMS received this honor for its Rapid Response program that helped clinics overcome the … [More]

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