GoDaddy Launches Over App in 12 New Languages

GoDaddy

GoDaddy Inc., the company that empowers everyday entrepreneurs, announced its award-winning Over app is now available in 12 new languages: Danish, Dutch, Finnish, French, German, Indonesian, Italian, Norwegian, Portuguese (Brazil), Portuguese (Portugal), Spanish, and Swedish. Over by GoDaddy provides the tools small businesses need to enhance their brands and promote … [More]

Divorce Support Services Co. Opens in Scottsdale amid Growing Demands due to the Pandemic

VESTA: A New Vision for Divorce

VESTA, the nation’s only company providing consolidated divorce support services through complimentary webinars, a dedicated no-charge concierge support and referral service, and vetted expert professionals, is expanding to Arizona. VESTA: A New Vision for Divorce helps those in search of information and services to find the professionals best suited for their needs. Service … [More]

Waymo is Opening Its Fully Driverless Service to the General Public in Phoenix

by John Krafcik

Five years ago this month, Steve Mahan, the retired director of the Santa Clara Valley Blind Center, who lost his sight years before, took the world's first ride in a self-driving car on public roads. This little car, called Firefly, had a top speed of just 25 mph, and used a combination of lidar, radar, cameras, and massive on-board computing power to navigate the busy streets … [More]

Build Your Future Arizona Launches New Career Center

Build Your Future Arizona

Arizona Governor Doug Ducey has proclaimed October as Careers in Construction Science Technology Professions Month. The Proclamation coincides with Build Your Future Arizona’s new online Career Center. Build Your Future Arizona was launched in 2019 by the Greater Phoenix Chamber Foundation, in an effort to increase awareness of job opportunities in construction, which can often … [More]

HR Leaders Struggle to Prioritize Employee Experience due to Increasing Responsibilities

BambooHR

BambooHR, the industry's leading cloud-hosted software provider dedicated to powering the strategic evolution of human resources, today announced its first ever Employee Experience Report. The report reveals that while small business HR leaders have at least some understanding of the importance of employee experience (EX), they spend a significant portion of their work hours … [More]

WEBINAR – Oct 22: Creating a Stronger and Brighter Future Together

Center for the Future of Arizona

Join the Center for the Future of Arizona (CFA) on October 22 for our free webinar: Creating a Stronger and Brighter Future Together. The webinar will be hosted by the League of Arizona Cities and Towns and will highlight The Arizona We Want, a shared vision of success that reflects what matters most to Arizonans. Attendees will learn about the latest updates made to The … [More]

Applications for Arizona Small Business Rent and Mortgage Relief Grants Reopen Oct. 8

Local First Arizona

In August, the Governor’s Office partnered with Local First Arizona Foundation to launch the Arizona Small Business Rent and Mortgage Relief Grant program and distribute $10 million in grants to small businesses who were required to shutter their doors during this pandemic. Starting Oct. 8, 2020, at 2 p.m., applications will reopen for gyms, fitness centers and studios, bars … [More]

MIT Sloan Study Finds Gig Economy Serves as a Safety Net for Unemployed

inbusinessPHX.com

When workers are laid-off, they often seek the safety net of unemployment benefits or accumulate personal debt. This is a particularly critical issue now, during the COVID-19 pandemic when unemployment rates reached nearly 15% last April. A recent study by MIT Sloan School of Management Visiting Prof. Jordan Nickerson found that the gig economy can have a “profound impact” on … [More]

JPMorgan Chase Commits $30 Billion to Advance Racial Equity, Releases Five Year Plan

JPMorgan Chase

JPMorgan Chase announced new long-term commitments to advance racial equity. The firm will harness its expertise in business, policy and philanthropy and commit an additional $30 billion over the next five years to provide economic opportunity to underserved communities, especially the Black and Latinx communities. Structural barriers in the U.S. have created profound racial … [More]

Arizona Nonprofits Projecting Difficult Futures Without Additional Federal Support during Pandemic

Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits

The impact of the COVID-19 pandemic continues to create major challenges for Arizona nonprofits both financially and operationally according to the latest Alliance of Arizona Nonprofits Pulse Poll. The poll, conducted from Sept. 23 to Oct. 6, generated more than 200 responses from nonprofit organizations serving communities across Arizona. Among the outcomes: Without … [More]