Benefits Survey Shows Trends and Strategies to Control Costs and Attract, Retain Employees

Benefit Commerce Group

The results of the 7th annual Arizona Employee Benefits Benchmarking Survey of mid-size employers (50-5,000 employees), presented today in a Virtual Event, showed that: 44 percent of health insurance plans offered by Arizona employers surveyed were lower-cost high deductible plans; 50 percent were traditional copay type plans. In Arizona, median deductibles for … [More]

Being Impolite to the Support Staff is Costly Interview Mistake

Hyatt-Fennell Executive Search

Being impolite to the support staff - and other surprisingly common interview mistakes that can cost you the job. Most successful professionals spend a very small percentage of their time interviewing. Because of that, it can be easy to get tripped up by simple mistakes. Whether you have an interview on the far horizon or next week’s calendar, brush up on these four mistakes … [More]

How to Be a Courageous Leader in the Post-Pandemic Era

By Merilee A. Kern, MBA

While some contest, or outright refute, whether or not former British Prime Minister Winston Churchill famously said “success is not final, failure is not fatal: It is the courage to continue that counts,” the power of that statement looms large irrespective of origin. Amid the wildly unforeseen fallout from the COVID-19 pandemic, this quote is rather prophetic. It speaks to … [More]

Three Phoenix Bio Startups Among 30 Worldwide Selected for International Venture Capital Competition

By Eric Jay Toll for In Business Magazine. Athena Sanchez contributed to this article.

Three Phoenix bioscience startups have been selected as finalists in the BIO International 2020 Startup Stadium. This year’s virtual event pits the trio of companies against 27 other finalists for venture capital, strategic partnerships and collaborative opportunities. BioMedical Sustainable Elastic Electronic Devices, Equus Innovations and i-calQ will face off in front of … [More]

Driving School Launches Extensive Track and Facility Expansion

Bondurant School of High Performance Driving

Bondurant High Performance Driving School reopens Sunday, June 14, to start its summer course schedule and showcase phase one of an extensive track and facility expansion and enhancement expected to be completed in time for the July 4th holiday. The reopening kicks off in high gear with an Advanced Formula Road Racing course featuring the school’s newest fleet -- Ligier JS F4 … [More]

WEBINAR – June 8: AAED Virtual Workforce Symposium Session 2 – Preparing a Workforce in the “New Normal”

Arizona Association for Economic Development

COVID-19 has forced expedited changes in approaches to workforce development in order to address the economic climate in which we find ourselves. Businesses, workforce participants, and the entire workforce development system must reinvent themselves in order to keep pace with the demands of the post-pandemic world. Hear from panelists, Holly Schor, Vice President of Mission … [More]

EN NEGOCIOS: Cómo las empresas están implementando las directrices de los CDC para reabrir de manera segura

por Edgar R. Olivo

A medida que la reapertura en Estados Unidos está en marcha, muchas empresas se preguntan si están haciendo lo suficiente para seguir las directrices de los CDC para mantener a sus trabajadores y clientes seguros mientras obtienen ganancias. Este es uno de los muchos desafíos que las pequeñas empresas tendrán que superar pronto para recuperar la confianza en el mercado. Los CDC … [More]

How Businesses Are Implementing the CDC Guidelines to Reopen Safely

by Edgar R. Olivo

As reopening across America is underway, many businesses are left wondering if they are doing enough to follow CDC guidelines to keep their workers and customers safe while making a profit. This is one of the many challenges small businesses will have to overcome soon to regain confidence in the marketplace. The CDC has published guidelines and decision tools to safely reopen … [More]

WEBINAR – June 9: Social Media Gold- Increasing Business Results Using Social Media 

Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Presented by best selling author and Radio Show Host, Dom Faussette  This course will help the small business owner or new entrepreneur better their brand and overall presence on social media allowing them to increase their monetary results. Join us at our next Business Bootcamp/Member Orientation sponsored by Comerica Business Sense. After the presentation, we will have … [More]

WEBINAR – June 4: Things to Consider When Re-opening- Labor and Employment Considerations

Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce

Presented by D. Samuel Coffman, and Sara H. Jodka, CIPP-US | Members with Dickinson Wright PLLC As states begin to re-open their workplaces after months of social and economic hard hits, most are doing so in phases to begin easing social distancing measures and stay-at-home orders. Dickinson Wright's Sam Coffman and Sara Jodka will help navigate these phases and explain what … [More]