Arizonans Can Count on State’s Tallest Christmas Tree Tradition

Outlets at Anthem

For the 19th consecutive year, Outlets at Anthem will be home to Arizona’s tallest fresh-cut Christmas tree. The white fir measures 70-feet tall, 20-feet wide and will weigh close to 4 tons when completely decorated. “2020 has been a tough year, but maintaining some semblance of tradition is very important to our patrons and the community – especially during the holiday … [More]

MIM Unveils Several Newly Designed Exhibits

Musical Instrument Museum

MIM has recently unveiled several newly designed exhibits, many with impressive additions. Located in the Europe Gallery, the new Signal Horns display (above) features a set of twelve diverse horns selected from MIM’s extensive collection. The exhibit helps illustrate the various types of instruments used for practical communication. Along with other “signaling” instruments on … [More]

Intense Buyer Demand Continues to Drive Hot Housing Market

Zillow

Intense and persistent buyer demand is keeping the time on market for houses at incredible lows and pushing prices ever higher above 2019, according to Zillow's Weekly Market Report1. Sales remain high above last year and are expected to stay robust in the coming months. Time on market still short as pending sales stay high over 2019  Robust buyer-side demand … [More]

The U.S. Added 638,000 Jobs Last Month, the Unemployment Rate Fell Sharply to 6.9%

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 638,000 in October, and the unemployment rate declined to 6.9 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. These improvements in the labor market reflect the continued resumption of economic activity that had been curtailed due to the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic and efforts to contain it. In October, notable job … [More]

Workplace Stressor: Deviant Behavior in Healthcare

Healthy Workforce Institute

Nurses, physicians, and technicians can be so caring and compassionate to their patients, yet they can be cruel towards each other. Surprisingly, there are more bullying and deviant behaviors in healthcare than in any other industry. Healthcare tolerates disruptive behaviors, even though study after study shows the negative impact on employee retention and patient outcomes. The … [More]