Child Care, Youth Sports Can Resume with Guidance

State of Arizona Office of the Governor

Governor Doug Ducey and Arizona Department of Health Service Director Dr. Cara Christ today provided public health updates for Arizonans, including issuing guidance for organized youth sports and activities to resume. The Governor also signed an Executive Order increasing collaboration among Arizona hospitals and ensuring patient transfers can take place smoothly and … [More]

REPORT: Arizona Leads in Tax Relief, Says Council

American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC)

A new report by the American Legislative Exchange Council (ALEC) recognizes Arizona as one of just six states to enact “substantial net tax relief for its citizens” during the 2019 legislative session. Arizona’s Fiscal Year 2020 budget built on the tax relief passed as part of President Trump’s Tax Cuts and Jobs Act to make Arizona’s code simpler, flatter and more fair. … [More]

Behavioral Health Org. Recognized by National Foundation for LGBTQ-Inclusion Efforts

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Arizona

Devereux Advanced Behavioral Health Arizona, a leading nonprofit behavioral health organization, proudly announced that it is being recognized in Change-Makers in Child Welfare 2020 -- a report highlighting the HRC Foundation’s All Children - All Families (ACAF) program’s partnership with 100 organizations across the country working to improve the services they provide to the … [More]

Self Employed Org. Supports Aid Revisions to COVID-19 Relief Program

National Association for the Self-Employed

The National Association for the Self-Employed (NASE), the nation’s leading advocate and resource for the self-employed and micro-business community, today supported new provisions in a revised government aid program in the CARES ACT, the Paycheck Protection Program. “Small businesses across the country, including the self-employed, sole contractors and our country’s … [More]

Hands-Free Door Adapters & Modular Sneeze Guards Boost Safety and Morale at Work

Indow

Businesses looking for quick, effective ways to protect employees and customers, as well as enhance their feeling of well-being, can now access Hands-Free Door Adapters and Sneeze Guards from Indow. These innovations help reduce disease transmission in the workplace. Indow Hands-Free Door Adapters allow people to open doors with their forearms instead of their hands. They’re … [More]

New Director of the Arizona DES Named

State of Arizona Office of the Governor

Governor Doug Ducey today announced the appointment of Michael Wisehart as the new director of the Arizona Department of Economic Security (DES). Wisehart replaces Tom Betlach, who rejoined the administration at DES on a temporary special assignment after previously serving as director of the Arizona Health Care Cost Containment System (AHCCCS). Wisehart has served in … [More]

Survey: 57% of Today’s Newly Unemployed Can’t List Skills that Will Get Next Job

LiveCareer

A majority of job seekers can't capture transferable skills on their resumes or identify how those skills apply to other industries, according to a LiveCareer national survey of 1,519 people left unemployed as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. Furthermore, these job seekers are not comfortable speaking with potential employers about those key skill sets. Collectively, … [More]

Tempe Offers Free Expansion of Premises Permits for Qualified Businesses

City of Tempe

Starting this week, businesses can apply for an expansion of premises permit at no charge. This permit allows businesses to expand into the right of way, their parking lots or other spaces with the appropriate permissions. City staff is expediting review of these applications to ensure the safety of our community and first responders while providing businesses more room to … [More]

WEBINAR – Jun 3: Restaurant and Bar Activity and COVID-19

SipSciene

On June 3, 2020, SipScience, a national data analytics hospitality company for consumers, bars, and restaurants will host a Webinar via Zoom from 4:30pm-5:30pm CT to review the findings of it’s latest data research: Restaurant/ Bar Activity and COVID-19. This 60 minute moderated panel discussion will feature several leading voices in the hospitality industry and will be led by … [More]

Books: 12 Tips for Employers to Navigate the Future World of Work

Rick McCartney

With so many employees quickly shifting to work-from-home arrangements and many others with concerns about remaining on-site during the COVID-19 pandemic, employers face a range of new questions about the future world of work. To help employers strategically respond to evolving employee needs and concerns, The Grossman Group, a Chicago-based leadership and communications … [More]

How Businesses Can Adapt and Prosper in a Post-Pandemic Economy

by Bill Higgs

As the economy restarts after the forced shutdown caused by COVID-19, businesses face a litany of unknowns. How quickly will shoppers return to their buying routines? Will temporary measures – working remotely, eating at home more, using delivery services – become permanent for large numbers of Americans? “Many businesses won’t be able to return to their old way of doing … [More]

WEBINAR – Jun 4: Turn Your Managers into Great Interviewers

Development Dimensions International

Whether your company is hiring for a precious few open positions or you’re about to rapidly expand your workforce, interviews will play a key role in making sure you get the right people on board. The problem? Most managers don’t know how to interview candidates so that they truly can predict how they’ll perform on the job. And every manager has their own style and approach, … [More]

Three Tips for Transforming a Company and Surviving an Uncertain Time

by Edwin Bosso

The COVID-19 pandemic stopped the business world in its tracks. As companies slowly open again, change is imminent for many. But “change” in this new normal could be insufficient for business survival. Transformation — the execution of several integrated change initiatives — goes further. The goal with a transformation is to make changes to processes, people and systems that … [More]

Arizona AG Sues Google over User Location Data, ‘Exploits Ad Biz’

Arizona Attorney General's Office

Arizona Attorney General Mark Brnovich filed a lawsuit in Maricopa County Superior Court today against Google LLC for deceptive and unfair practices used to obtain users’ location data, which Google then exploits for its lucrative advertising business. Arizona has brought forward this action under the Arizona Consumer Fraud Act to put a stop to Google's deceptive collection of … [More]

Why Remote Teams Could Be the Way of the Future

by Lesley Pyle, MSc.

Prior to March of this year, many businesses never imagined they would be forced to go remote virtually overnight. But it happened. Businesses that do not rely on in-person contact quickly learned about Zoom - and the importance of a strong internet connection. What many of them may not have known are the undeniable advantages and benefits remote teams offer. Let’s take a … [More]