Valley Moving Co. Offering Free Services to Anyone Fleeing Domestic Violence 

College HUNKS Moving Company

Rapidly accumulating data is showing a disturbing trend during COVID-19 quarantine life—an uptick in domestic violence incidents. With families sheltering in place, it’s become increasingly difficult for domestic violence victims to escape from their situations and seek help. As such, College HUNKS Moving Company (HUNKS)  is offering free moving services to anyone fleeing … [More]

WEBINAR – June 18: Help Businesses Prepare for Monsoon

SRP

SRP Offers Free Online Class to Help Businesses Prepare for Monsoon Arizona's monsoon can bring high winds, walls of dust, torrential rain, flooding and lightning, which can suddenly affect Salt River Project's electric system and its customers. An unexpected power outage can be especially costly and disruptive to businesses. To help prepare for storm season, SRP is hosting … [More]

Afraid to Step Out of Your Comfort Zone? Then You Can’t Lead in the Age of COVID.

by Jim White, Ph.D.

COVID-19 has disrupted the business world, and the “normal” of a few months ago may never return. In this new landscape, how business leaders process and react to new challenges will be crucial. Using critical thinking skills to make sound business decisions in a complicated, constantly changing world has never been more important, says Dr. Jim White, founder and president … [More]

Survey Provides Overview of Employer Efforts to Employ People with Disabilities

Office of Disability Employment Policy

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Office of Disability Employment Policy (ODEP) recently published results from its 2018 Survey of Employer Policies on the Employment of People with Disabilities. The survey provides an overview of employer efforts to employ people with disabilities, as well as attitudes toward people with disabilities. The 2018 survey builds on the evidence … [More]

Which Management Skill Is Your Strength?

by Julian Rodriguez

A company must have management in place to ensure that things get done properly. If you are in a managerial position, you are responsible for the successes and failures of your team. As a manager, you may not be doing the work yourself, but you are in charge of making sure it gets done properly. This requires a lot of different skills. If you want to be the best possible … [More]

COVID-19 Drive-Thru Testing Sites Opening

Walmart

In light of increased cases, two COVID-19 drive-thru testing sites are opening in Walmart parking lots located at 4435 W. Anthem Way in Anthem and 1060 S. Watson Road in Buckeye. These sites are supported by Walmart, eTrueNorth and state and local officials to test anyone who meets CDC and state and local guidelines on who should be tested, including first responders, health … [More]

Online Shopping Problems Top List of COVID-19-Related Complaints from Arizona Consumers

Federal Trade Commission

Reports about online shopping topped the list of COVID-19 related complaints from consumers in Arizona and nationally, according to new data released by the Federal Trade Commission. Most of the COVID-19-related online shopping complaints from consumers include reports about items not arriving or not arriving when promised and items that are different than advertised. The … [More]

Center for the Future Expands Data Breadth to Gain More ‘Meaningful Information’

Center for the Future of Arizona

The Center for the Future of Arizona (CFA) today announced the addition of new tools and resources to The Arizona We Want Progress Meters portfolio. The organization significantly expanded the breadth of information available in the portfolio by adding more than 144,000 data points and its newly developed Data Profile reports featuring demographic data for Arizona and all 15 of … [More]

Another 1.54 Million Americans Filed for Unemployment Benefits Last Week

U.S. Department of Labor

In the week ending June 6, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 1,542,000, a decrease of 355,000 from the previous week's revised level. The previous week's level was revised up by 20,000 from 1,877,000 to 1,897,000. The 4-week moving average was 2,002,000, a decrease of 286,250 from the previous week's revised average. The previous week's average was … [More]

Virtual Leadership Program Launches to Identify and Solve the Pressing Issues amid Crisis

Valley Leadership

As Arizona and the rest of the world grapple with the impact of COVID-19, Valley Leadership is launching a new, completely virtual program to mobilize all interested Arizonans in the face of this crisis. Ready Together will cultivate and prepare leaders to identify and solve the pressing issues further exposed by the pandemic. Designed as a living lab, the program will … [More]