5 Ways HR Can Make Diversity and Equality Central to Succession Planning

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Women are making progress in corporate leadership. A record 41 female CEOs are scheduled to run Fortune 500 companies in 2021. Along with this positive news about diversity and equality in the workplace, business observers think another good example was set by a male CEO deciding to step down in 2021. Zalando’s Rubin Ritter said he is leaving his position so he can put his … [More]

Over $2 Million in Scholarships Now Available to Students

Arizona Community Foundation

The Arizona Community Foundation’s online scholarship portal is now accepting applications for scholarship funding opportunities. These scholarships are available to students attending post-secondary schools during the 2021-22 academic year. As Arizona’s largest independent provider of scholarship funding, ACF offers access to more than 100 scholarships with a single online … [More]

Ducey Provides Additional Funding to Support Local Restaurants

State of Arizona Office of the Governor

Governor Doug Ducey announced an additional $2 million to further help local restaurants and other dining establishments expand outdoor dining, protect patrons and staff, and limit the spread of COVID-19. “Arizona restaurant owners and their employees have worked diligently to serve patrons and limit the spread of COVID-19,” said Governor Ducey. “Many restaurants have … [More]

Annual U.S. Home Price Appreciation Jumped to 8.2% in November, CoreLogic Reports

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 November 2020. Nationally, home prices increased 8.2% in November 2020, compared with November 2019, marking the largest annual appreciation since March 2014. On a month-over-month basis, home prices … [More]

Ice Cream Co. Unveils New Individually-Wrapped Mochi for Self-Serve Freezers

Bubbies Ice Cream

Phoenix-based Bubbies Ice Cream, the iconic premium frozen novelty brand best known for its super-premium Mochi Ice Cream innovations, launched its beloved Mochi Ice Cream in new individually-wrapped packaging in grocery stores and natural retailers nationwide. The new packaging marks the reopening of Bubbies Mochi Self-Serve Freezers that have long been a grab-and-go snack … [More]

Phoenix Children’s Adds Six New Physicians to its Nationally Ranked Nephrology Division

Phoenix Children’s Hospital

Phoenix Children’s Medical Group (PCMG) announced today that it has added six new physicians to its nationally ranked Nephrology Division. Gina-Marie Barletta, MD; Kelly Benedict, MD; Stephanie Hsieh, MD; Mark Joseph, MD; Karen Papez, MD; and Scott Williams, MD, have joined PCMG, creating the largest team of pediatric nephrologists in Arizona. The physicians have served … [More]

Change Is Just Beginning: How Leaders Can Focus on Meeting 2021’s Challenges

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Business leaders dealt with massive and rapid change in 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic, but many small businesses and chain stores didn’t survive. As a new year begins amid much economic uncertainty, companies that successfully navigated 2020’s turbulence can’t rest, and they need engaged, forward-thinking leaders who can keep adjusting and focusing on the right factors … [More]

WEBINAR – Jan 8: OFCCP’s Religious Exemption Final Rule

Office of Federal Contract Compliance Programs

As part of our commitment to providing compliance assistance for stakeholders, OFCCP will host a webinar on Friday, January 8, 2021, from 2 p.m. to 3 p.m. Eastern Time, on the final rule, “Implementing Legal Requirements Regarding the Equal Opportunity Clause's Religious Exemption.” The webinar will provide an overview of the final rule published in the Federal Register on … [More]

Amid Economic Uncertainty, Businesses Embrace Change, Strengthen Resolve, Survey Finds

JPMorgan Chase & Co.

In a year filled with unforeseen and unparalleled challenges, small and midsize U.S. business leaders are showing resilience by remaining nimble, accelerating digital adoption and using lessons learned to plan for continued economic uncertainty, according to the annual JPMorgan Chase Business Leaders Outlook survey released today. While the majority of businesses surveyed … [More]