VIDEO: Ducey Says Stay at Home, Falls Short of Order as Pandemic Spreads

State of Arizona Office of the Governor

Governor Doug Ducey, Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) Director Dr. Cara Christ and Arizona Department of Emergency and Military Affairs Major General Michael T. McGuire held a briefing today to provide the latest information on COVID-19. The Governor urged Arizonans to take responsible actions to help contain the spread of the virus — limit time away from home, … [More]

Remote Workforce Has New Work-At-Home Product for Reliable Connectivity

Cox Business

As working at home has become the new normal, many forward-thinking Arizona employers are taking extra measures to ensure employee productivity isn’t hindered by connectivity challenges. This is why Cox Business is launching Cox Business Work-At-Home solutions, including an enterprise-grade, separate internet connection direct to employees’ homes. Cox Business’ Work-At-Home … [More]

New Online Platform Provides Critical Data on the Arizona’s Technology Companies

Arizona Technology Council

The Arizona Technology Council, in partnership with the Arizona Commerce Authority, today launched AZTechBase, an online platform that provides a comprehensive listing of companies, people and investors in Arizona’s technology industry. The goal of AZTechBase is to further elevate the state’s technology ecosystem by providing accurate, current datasets and making the data … [More]

Telehealth Co. Partnership Introduces At-Home COVID-19 PCR Testing for Employees


With the safety of America’s workforce in the spotlight, national telehealth provider MeMD has introduced an at-home PCR testing solution for businesses assessing workplace readiness in the face of the COVID-19 pandemic. PCR, which is short for polymerase chain reaction, detects the presence of the COVID-19 virus. The test determines whether or not an individual is currently … [More]

Fed Says Banks Will Remain Resilient Despite Scenarios of Deep Recession

Federal Reserve Board

The Federal Reserve Board on Thursday released the results of its stress tests for 2020 and additional sensitivity analyses that the Board conducted in light of the coronavirus event. "The banking system has been a source of strength during this crisis," Vice Chair Randal K. Quarles said, "and the results of our sensitivity analyses show that our banks can remain … [More]

Car Buying Tech Co. Unlocks Platform for New Way to Wholesale Vehicles


Carvana, the Phoenix-based e-commerce platform for buying and selling used cars, has launched CarvanaACCESS, a direct-purchase platform that gives independent and franchised dealers the ability to buy wholesale vehicles from Carvana. As consumer trade-ins and other wholesale vehicles are processed at Carvana locations across the country, they will be made available on … [More]

VIRTUAL EVENT – June 30: BBB Announces Summit for Veteran Job Opportunities

BBB Serving the Pacific Southwest

Veteran leadership, enterprise and businesses have created jobs, opportunities and support for the American Economy. Unfortunately, during these recent unprecedented times, Veterans have been hit by one of the greatest job losses in recent years. Better Business Bureau Serving the Pacific Southwest (BBB), in partnership with GoDaddy, is excited to host the first Veteran … [More]

The Interview Dance May Be Your Date with Work Destiny

by Mike Hunter

"We're often told how to prepare for an interview—how to wear our hair, what clothes to don, how to behave, and how to answer questions. What we're not always told is that the interview is a two-way dance," says career coach Tamara S. Raymond, author of the award-winning book Careering: The Pocket Guide to Exploring Your Future Career and creator of Careering for Youth: The … [More]

Just 30% of Workers Are More Productive Working from Home

The Manifest

Fewer than one-third of employees (30%) say they're more productive working remotely than in an office setting, according to a new survey from The Manifest, a business news and how-to website. Nearly half of employees (45%) are more productive working in an office, and 24% say they're equally productive working from home and in an office. As the coronavirus pandemic … [More]

Employment and Staffing Agency Opens Goodyear Office to Serve West Valley


West Valley employers and job seekers now have access to proven staffing resources and expertise as businesses reopen. PrideStaff, a national, franchised staffing organization, has opened a new agency in Goodyear. Rhae and Debbie Buckley, owners and strategic partners, bring three decades of personnel experience with all sizes of businesses across multiple … [More]

New Weekly Jobless Claims Hit 1.5M, 14th Week New Claims Topped a Million

U.S. Department of Labor

In the week ending June 20, the advance figure for seasonally adjusted initial claims was 1,480,000, a decrease of 60,000 from the previous week's revised level. The previous week's level was revised up by 32,000 from 1,508,000 to 1,540,000. The 4-week moving average was 1,620,750, a decrease of 160,750 from the previous week's revised average. The previous week's average was … [More]

First AI Associate Degree Program Launched through Partnership of MCCCD and Intel

Maricopa County Community College District

The Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) announced a collaboration with Intel and the Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) to create Arizona’s first Artificial Intelligence certificate and degree program enabling tens of thousands of students to land careers in healthcare, automotive, industrial and aerospace fields. The Maricopa Community Colleges will be one of the … [More]

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