Valley Salesforce Consulting Firm Introduces New Cloud Platform for Licensing Agencies

MST Solutions

MST Solutions, a leading Salesforce CRM and marketing automation consulting partner, has just introduced its MST Licensing Solution for Salesforce, a new, all-in-one, cloud platform built specifically for licensing agencies to enable them to automate the licensing, permitting and enforcement process, and support virtual operations. The proprietary cloud-based … [More]

AvAir CEO, Mike Bianco, Named in Airline Economics’ ’40 Under 40′ List

AvAir

Mike Bianco, CEO of AvAir, an industry leading inventory solutions provider for the aviation aftermarket, has been named in Airline Economics’ “40 Under 40” list for a second year. The 2020 list is comprised of young talent across all sectors of the industry, including bankers, lawyers, airline executives and others. Recipients of the award are nominated via votes cast by … [More]

Walmart Celebrates 6,400 Veterans Hired in Arizona

Walmart

Marc Penterman served 20 years in the Air Force prior to joining Walmart just eight months ago. He worked as an Assistant Manager overseeing Home Lines and is now responsible for a team that restocks the shelves for a store in Phoenix, Ariz. “When I started working at Walmart less than a year ago, they gave me a Veteran badge to wear and it made me very proud,” said Marc … [More]

Law Group donates $30,000 to Homeless Families

Rack Law Group

Rack Law Group, PLLC, is pleased to announce a charitable contribution in the amount of $30,000 to purchase laptops for kids to ensure that they can engage in remote learning and complete schoolwork during this time of crisis.  This commitment follows the law firm’s collaboration with The Infinite Bond Foundation, a 501(c)(3) charity that has worked closely with A New Leaf to … [More]

Employees Would Take a Pay Cut to Avoid Going Back to Place of Work, Says Study

by Mike Hunter

Salary Sacrifice: American employees would take a $316 pay cut each month to avoid going back to their place of work, reveals study. 57% of employees say they will request to continue working from home to avoid contracting coronavirus in the workplace. 2 in 3 say they have been more productive working from home than at their usual workplace. 1 in 10 are happy to see … [More]

EN NEGOCIOS: Cómo los DREAMers están transformando la economía en EEUU

por Edgar R. Olivo

El 18 de junio de 2020, la Corte Suprema de los Estados Unidos confirmó la decisión de extender el programa DACA en el que cientos de miles de soñadores o DREAMers en los Estados Unidos pueden vivir y trabajar sin temor a la deportación. Desde 2012, el programa de Consideración de Acción Diferida para los Llegados en la Infancia (DACA por sus siglas en inglés) ha protegido a … [More]

How the DACA Program Impacts the U.S. Economy

by Edgar R. Olivo

On June 18, 2020, the United States Supreme Court upheld a decision to extend the DACA program through which hundreds of thousands of Dreamers across the United States can live and work without the fear of deportation. Since 2012, the Deferred Action for Childhood Arrivals (DACA) program has shielded many young undocumented immigrants from deportation.  The Department of … [More]

Why Pivoting to E-Commerce Is the Only Way Forward for Retailers to Survive

by Dan Khasis

The coronavirus pandemic has hammered brick-and-mortar retailers hard. Giant retailers like TJX Companies had to shut down all their stores and their revenue fell by more than 50 percent in the first quarter. In fact, Coresight Research estimates that around 20,000 to 25,000 stores could close this year. To mitigate the rising losses and keep businesses afloat, many traditional … [More]

Local Business Pivots to offer Remote Health and Wellness Solutions

Risk Assessment Group

As employers enter the 'new normal' of managing health and wellness during Covid, one Tempe company has pivoted to meet needs of a remote workforce. Risk Assessment Group, a 20-year-old accredited employment screening company has launched a sister business, The Benefit Guard, with its premier service being Teledoc consults. Teledoc services allow people who may otherwise be … [More]

Nearly All Employers Are Offering Remote Work Accommodation Option Upon Reopening, Says New Poll

XpertHR

As businesses begin to reopen, employees returning to the workplace may request reasonable accommodations for medical conditions that place them at higher risk for severe illness from COVID-19. In response, nearly all employers (92%) are offering a work-from-home option to meet accommodation requests, most of which are from at-risk employees (77%), according to a new XpertHR … [More]