Arizona Launches New Public Assistance Express Pay Program through Cloud-Based Grants System

GTY Technology Holdings Inc.

GTY Technology Holdings Inc. (Nasdaq:GTYH) (“GTY”), a leading provider of SaaS/Cloud solutions for the public sector, announced today that its Saas/cloud based grants management solution, eCivis has supported the launch of the State of Arizona’s new Public Assistance Express Pay Program. This program, managed by the state’s Department of Emergency and Military Affairs (DEMA), … [More]

Everspin Technologies Appoints Daniel Berenbaum as Chief Financial Officer

Everspin Technologies, Inc.

Everspin Technologies, Inc. (NASDAQ: MRAM), the world's leading developer and manufacturer of Magnetoresistive RAM (MRAM), announced that Daniel Berenbaum is joining the company as Chief Financial Officer (CFO). Berenbaum will be relocating to Arizona from Singapore and will start at Everspin on July 15th. Dan joins Everspin from GLOBALFOUNDRIES, where he has held executive … [More]

Census Bureau to Resume 2020 Census Field Operations in Arizona

U.S. Census Bureau

Today, the U.S. Census Bureau reissued its June 5 statement to include additional updates related to field operations for the week of June 8. The Census Bureau, in coordination with federal, state and local health officials, will begin a phased restart of some 2020 Census field operations in additional area census offices (ACOs) across the nation the week of June 8. With these … [More]

Local Credit Union Offers Employees Full College Tuition Coverage

Desert Financial

Consistently ranked a “Best Place to Work,” Desert Financial has launched InvestED, a program offering full college tuition and professional certification coverage for all eligible employees beginning July 2020. In partnership with InStride, employees of Desert Financial, the state’s largest not-for-profit credit union can enroll in online undergraduate and graduate degree … [More]

Paycheck Protection Program Flexibility Act Guidelines Coming, Says SBA

Small Business Administration

Following the enactment of the Paycheck Protection Program (PPP) Flexibility Act, the Small Business Association, in consultation with U.S. Treasury, will promptly issue rules and guidance, a modified borrower application form, and a modified loan forgiveness application implementing these legislative amendments to the PPP.  These modifications will implement the following … [More]

More than $748M in Arizona Unemployment Assistance Issued Last Week, Highest Ever

Arizona Department of Economic Security

The Arizona Department of Economic Security (DES) announced the availability of Pandemic Emergency Unemployment Compensation (PEUC), which provides a 13-week extension of benefits to individuals who have exhausted their state unemployment insurance (UI) and remain unemployed. PEUC launched on June 7. “While Arizona is safely reopening, there is still a significant need for … [More]

In-Person Meetings Still Matter: Here’s How to Hold One in the Coronavirus Era

by Howard Tiersky

Remote meetings have kept business going during the pandemic. But frankly, Zoom has its limits. As companies open back up, leaders are realizing that face-to-face meetings could really be beneficial—as long as those faces are at least six feet apart! "Remote work may be the new normal, but there are also times when getting everyone together in the same room is extremely … [More]

Phat Scooters Names Les Garland (‘I Want My MTV’) to Advisory Board

Phat Scooters

Locally based Phat Scooters, a leader in recreational and commercial electric scooters, has added entertainment and media visionary Les Garland to its Advisory Board. Garland joins Phat Scooters after a storied and illustrious career that began in Music radio and other facets of the Entertainment industry. A co-creator of MTV: Music Television, he played a major role in … [More]

Insights Platform to Help Enterprise-Level Brands Win on Amazon

Jungle Scout

Jungle Scout, the leading all-in-one platform for selling on Amazon, released a pioneering solution for major brands and enterprises to leverage the power of Amazon — introducing Jungle Scout Cobalt. Cobalt is a market intelligence and product insights platform built to help enterprise brands win the Amazon channel. Processing more than one billion data points every day, … [More]

Global Hiring Intentions Low Despite Employers Cautiously Optimistic About Return


Employers globally report significant declines in hiring intentions for Q3, reflecting the impact of the COVID-19 crisis on health, the economy and employment across the world.  ManpowerGroup's Employment Outlook Survey (NYSE-MAN) asks 38,000 employers across 43 countries whether they intend to hire additional workers or reduce the size of their workforce in the coming quarter. … [More]