Paid Summer Internships Looking for Youth and Young Adult Candidates Now

By Eric Jay Toll for PHXNewsroom

Paid employment opportunities are now open for youth and young adults located within the city through the Phoenix Youth RISE Summer Youth Employment program.  Interested youth and young adults looking to gain real-world work experience with employers in the city of Phoenix can apply online at Phoenix.gov/HR. As an intern, the work experience helps participating employers use … [More]

Arizona Partners with Ability360, The Arc, Special Olympics and DES to Expand Vaccinations

Arizona Department of Health Services

Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) today announced a new targeted effort to ensure individuals with disabilities have quick, easy access to COVID-19 vaccination appointments. Arizona is partnering with Ability360 and The Arc, organizations that empower individuals with disabilities and support their full inclusion in the community, and the Special Olympics to hold … [More]

Matrix and TRISTAR Announce Strategic Partnership

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Matrix Absence Management (Matrix), a leader in helping employers proactively manage employee absence, productivity and related payments, and TRISTAR Insurance Group (TRISTAR), the nation’s largest privately held third party claims administrator, have announced their intent to enter a strategic partnership to develop enhanced commercial and workers’ compensation services and … [More]

Governor Signs Legislation to Protect Arizonans from Frivolous Lawsuits

State of Arizona Office of the Governor

Governor Doug Ducey today signed legislation to ensure Arizonans acting in good faith during the COVID-19 pandemic are protected against frivolous civil claims. Health care professionals, businesses, schools, nonprofits, governments, religious institutions, and property owners are among the entities to which the legislation applies. “Arizona’s health care professionals … [More]

Finalists Announced for the $250,000 New Arizona Prize: Housing Security Challenge

Arizona Community Foundation

The Arizona Community Foundation, Republic Media, and ASU’s Morrison Institute for Public Policy are pleased to announce the five finalists in the Housing Security Challenge, the fourth philanthropic prize competition offered under the New Arizona Prize banner. A total of 13 teams met the deadline to submit projects for consideration by the eight-member evaluation panel and … [More]

400+ Small Buisness Owners and Advocates Launch Initiative on Vaccine Leadership to Get Economy Back on Track

Reimagine Main Street

Reimagine Main Street (RMS), a project of Public Private Strategies (PPS), has launched a public awareness campaign that will support small business owners in being leaders on the Covid-19 vaccines with their employees and in their community. The campaign was announced during a webinar that also included findings from a survey of more than 3,300 small employers on their … [More]

Supply Constraints and Buyer Demand Pushes US Home Price Annual Appreciation to 15-Year High in February, Says Report

CoreLogic

CoreLogic, a leading global property information, analytics and data-enabled solutions provider, today released the CoreLogic Home Price Index (HPI™) and HPI Forecast™ for February 2021. Home prices continued to increase in February, reaching the highest annual gain since April 2006, as demand continues to clash with historically low supply. These factors have created … [More]

Beware of the Zoom Zombie: 54% of Americans Who Drive After Video Chatting Report Trouble Concentrating

Root Insurance

COVID-19 is far from over, but the impact it has had on our collective driving capabilities continues to show itself in meaningful, sometimes surprising ways. According to a new analysis of over 6.1 billion miles driven by drivers who completed Root Insurance’s (NASDAQ: ROOT) test drive, the average American driver used their phone once every 5.5 miles in 2020 (or 18 … [More]

Baja California Unveils Rebrand as it Prepares for Phased Reopening

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The State of Baja California is unveiling a new name, logo and website effective April 6, 2021. Previously known as Baja Norte, the northern region will return to its historic name of Baja California. In addition to the updated branding, the state anticipates moving to the green phase of reopening in the next few weeks. Encompassing seven tourist destinations, including its … [More]

Partnership Provides Higher Education Cost Savings to Organization’s Employees and Clients

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University of Phoenix and Goodwill of Central and Northern Arizona are excited to announce their alliance to provide cost-saving benefits for the organization’s employees and active clients of the organization’s service platform. The University will waive the tuition of every sixth course for Goodwill employees and clients enrolled in the University’s degree and certificate … [More]

Phoenix-Based Water Purification Co. Expands National Distribution with Lowe’s

Perfect Water Technologies, Inc.

Perfect Water Technologies, the innovative water purification manufacturer, announces increased online distribution of its top-selling products. Lowe’s will carry the company’s Home Master brand of water filtration systems, including reverse osmosis, through their e-commerce platform. Established in 2002, Perfect Water Technologies, Inc. continues to provide a means to … [More]

Looking for Your First Home? Avoid These Mistakes

About Take Charge America, Inc.

While shopping for a home is exciting, it’s also a complex process that can be overwhelming and easily lead to costly mistakes for unprepared first-time homebuyers. “As with most things in life, preparation is key to success — particularly with buying your first home,” said Jeremy Wine, manager of housing counseling services with Take Charge America, a HUD-approved nonprofit … [More]

Arizona Extends Individual Income Tax Filing Deadline

State of Arizona Office of the Governor

Governor Doug Ducey signed legislation to extend the state individual income tax filing deadline from Thursday, April 15 to Monday, May 17 to match the federal government’s decision to extend its filing deadline. “Our economy is on the rise and jobs are growing, but Arizonans throughout the state have still felt the economic impact of the pandemic,” said Governor Ducey. … [More]

5 Necessities to Navigate Your Team through the Fog

by Jason V. Barger

It’s been quite foggy out the windshield for many teams and organizations lately. The last years have been blurry with a fast-moving and often divided world. We’ve experienced differing modes of communication; the expansion of remote workers; a global pandemic; issues of racism, social injustice and equity; and political and economic uncertainty; all while continuing the … [More]

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