Bytes: August 2012

by Mike Hunter

Legally Speaking
FordHarrison, a national labor and employment law firm with offices in Phoenix, has launched its KnowledgeCenter, which is a virtual library offering blogs, publications, alerts, news and training materials. SourceBook is a subscription-based service that provides information on state and local employment laws.

Job Find
Most are not aware of the Arizona Workforce Connections jobs website. is a great resource for job seekers and employers to post and look at job listings and get useful information on building resumes, job fairs, training opportunities and more.

Dot-com Bubble to Burst?
Does the sale of at $500k mean we are in for another dot-com bubble bursting? Experts say no, but for a social-news website once valued at $160 million to have such a dismal sale and lower Facebook traffic and generate speculation by many that the “trend” is up on Twitter may be an indication some air is letting out of the bubble …

Entrepreneurs Helping Entrepreneurs
This is a small-business online marketplace for the start-up organization and businesses connecting to help start-ups with business profiles, events, barter opportunities, advertising and local links to blogs, etc., all helping to grow business locally. It is free to join this website by registering, creating a profile and setting up weekly feeds. GrowAZ is about ideas, advice, community, resources, jobs, news, mutual support and marketplace awareness for small business.

Igniting Phoenix
You’ve heard of them. Ignite Phoenix is a creative gathering of five-minute presentations on ideas, businesses and really anything that other people will find interesting. Submissions are now open for the Oct. 26, 2012, event at the Scottsdale Center for the Performing arts.

Seeing is Believing
YouTube as Consultant to Business?
Simply go to YouTube and type in a subject and learn more, get advice or refine an idea. Is this the new “consultant” portal?

Speak Your Mind

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