Arizona Economic Dashboard Launched to Collect Economic Data for Recovery and Beyond

Greater Phoenix Chamber

The Greater Phoenix Chamber launched the Arizona Economic Dashboard, a new tool developed to collect meaningful economic data signaling Arizona’s progress through economic recovery and beyond. “The Greater Phoenix Chamber is consistently evaluating how to serve the business community in the best way possible,” said Todd Sanders, president and CEO of the Greater Phoenix … [More]

ADOR Advises Taxpayers to Verify Mailing Address Information

Arizona Department of Revenue

The Arizona Department of Revenue (ADOR) would like to remind taxpayers and business owners to verify that their mailing address is correct when filing. It is critical to ensure address information is accurate so taxpayers can receive important correspondence from ADOR. ADOR recommends using a standardized address that is fully spelled out and uses the postal service … [More]

Their Take: Implementation of Tenant/Landlord Assistance Programs is Critical

Rick McCartney

Arizona businesses continue to be affected by the economic impact of COVID-19.  Particularly hard-hit are those individuals whose business is the ownership and management of rental homes throughout the state. As tenants struggle to make ends meet, landlords were mandated by an executive order to adjust their rent collections schedules, allowing tenants upwards of eight … [More]

Pilates Studio Re-Opens Valley Locations Aug. 20, Approval by ADHS

Club Pilates

Club Pilates announces it will re-open three of its Valley studios tomorrow, Thursday, August 20, after receiving approval from the Arizona Department of Health Services. Club Pilates, the nation’s largest premium Pilates franchise, is one of the first boutique gyms to get approval to re-open since being shut down in late June. The local franchise locations include Scottsdale … [More]

Arizona Rent and Mortgage Relief Grant Program Accepting Applications Aug. 20

Local First Arizona

The Governor’s Office is partnering with Local First Arizona Foundation to launch the Arizona Small Business Rent and Mortgage Relief Grant program and distribute $10 million in grants to small businesses who have had to shutter their doors during this pandemic. The partnership leverages the grantmaking experience and small business expertise of Local First Arizona Foundation, … [More]

Amazon to Add Thousands of Jobs to Phoenix Metro Area

Amazon, Inc. (NASDAQ: AMZN) today announced 11 new sites across the Phoenix metro area expected to be open by the end of 2020 to support customer fulfillment and delivery operations. The new sites are expected to create more than 3,000 new full- and part-time jobs with a minimum $15 per hour wage and comprehensive benefits starting on day one. The news follows Amazon’s … [More]

How to Build Business Relationships Remotely

By Rick Elmore, Founder & CEO of Simply Noted

As many of us continue to work remotely and practice social distancing, we have lost the personal connection that comes with face-to-face interactions and meetings. This has created a difficult situation for many business owners and representatives who strive to build and maintain relationships in their industry to keep their businesses going. Many people are turning to online … [More]

Job-Hunting Tips to Restore Your Hope Despite the Pandemic

This can be an especially frustrating and worrisome time for job seekers. Massive unemployment resulting from the coronavirus pandemic reflects decline and uncertainty in many industries. With fewer companies hiring, some workers who were laid off or furloughed face a more competitive job search. But while it’s easy to get discouraged, employment numbers are creeping back, … [More]

EN NEGOCIOS: ¿Quién está a cargo del jefe? 4 consejos que todo empresario ocupado debe considerar para balancear el trabajo y un estilo de vida saludable durante COVID-19

por Edgar R. Olivo

Los dueños de negocios son personas ocupadas y las personas ocupadas a veces agregan muchas actividades que pueden consumir su tiempo precioso para el cuidado personal. Después de haber pasado muchos años comprendiendo el valor del autocuidado como una estrategia para lograr el éxito, resulta que tomarse un descanso e invertir tiempo en el autocuidado tiene mucho que ver con lo … [More]

Who Is Taking Care of the Boss? 4 Tips Every Busy Business Owner Should Consider to Balance Work and a Healthy Lifestyle during COVID-19

by Edgar R. Olivo

Business owners are busy people, and busy people tend to add on a lot of activities that can eat away at precious self-care time. Having spent many years understanding the value of self-care as a strategy to achieve success, I’ve learned taking a break and investing time in self-care has a lot to do with how productive, focused and energetic a business owner can be to lead a … [More]

UArizona Makes ’50 Most Influential Universities in the World Today’ List

Powerful institutions that speak with authority change the world for the better. Few institutions have the expertise and reach of a top university. Faculty, researchers, and alumni create ripple effects through innovation and achievement that drive government, science, and culture forward. spotlights those authoritative higher education institutions … [More]