DES Announces Child Care Scholarship Program for Essential Workers

Arizona Department of Economic Security

The Arizona Department of Economic Security (DES)announced a new program aimed at providing child care resources to essential frontline workerscombating COVID-19. The Essential Workers Child Care Relief Scholarship Program will be open to: First responders Critical health care workers Essential government operations workers Grocery store and food bank workers … [More]

Local Business Erects ‘Stay Healthy, AZ’ Sign in Christmas Lights on Massive Crane for Valley to See

Starting today, Valley drivers may have noticed something up in the sky. It’s not a bird. It’s not a plane. It’s not even Superman or Santa just yet. It happens to sparkling lights strung up to a tall crane on Fourth Avenue and Fillmore Street in downtown Phoenix. Locally owned and operated CHASSE Building Team decided to put up these lights – which spell out STAY HEALTHY, AZ – … [More]

Brand Audits: The Harsh Look in the Mirror Your Business Desperately Needs

by Christopher Tompkins

You’re sitting there, trying to figure out why the business you’ve invested blood, sweat and tears (and lots of money) into just doesn’t feel like it’s working anymore. Some of the shine has faded, customers are less enthused and so are you. Well, your business is probably fine; it’s your brand that needs some maintenance. A brand audit is a detailed analysis of how your … [More]

CVS Health Begins Administering COVID-19 Vaccines in Long-Term Care Facilities

CVS Health

CVS Health has formally launched its COVID-19 vaccination program for long-term care facilities, whose residents have been disproportionality impacted by the pandemic. CVS Pharmacy teams will administer the first dose of the Pfizer vaccine in facilities across 12 states this week, and the company expects to vaccinate up to four million residents and staff at over 40,000 … [More]

EEOC Issues New Guidance to Employers Regarding Mandatory Covid-19 Vaccinations

Lewis Roca Rothgerber Christie LLP

On December 16, 2020, the U.S. Equal Employment Opportunity Commission issued new guidance to employers that want to require employees to get Covid-19 vaccinations when they become available to most Americans. The guidance also outlines the steps that employers must take before they can exclude unvaccinated employees from their facilities and job sites. The guidance provides … [More]

Recruiting Best Practices for Improving Your Employer Brand

by Ben Siegel

Business owners can follow these guidelines to keep employer branding a top priority while recruiting talent: Create a group of metrics, and hold to them Establishing a core set of metrics will help build efficiency in your recruiting process. These metrics can include any measures that will help build consistent procedures, though should mainly take focus on consistently … [More]