Payroll Employment Rises by 194,000 in September, Unemployment Rate Declines to 4.8%

U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics

Total nonfarm payroll employment rose by 194,000 in September, and the unemployment rate fell by 0.4 percentage point to 4.8 percent, the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics reported today. Notable job gains occurred in leisure and hospitality, in professional and business services, in retail trade, and in transportation and warehousing. Employment in public education declined … [More]

Industrial Distribution Center Purchased by New York Investment Firm

KKR, a leading global investment firm, today announced that KKR has acquired an approximately 226,000 square-foot, Class A industrial distribution property in the Papago industrial park, located in the highly infill Southwest Valley submarket of Phoenix, Arizona. The property was built in 2000 and is recently renovated and leased on a long-term basis to a leading industrial … [More]

Promoting Diversity and Racial Equity in the Workplace

by Susan Anable

Hiring a diverse team is essential to foster creativity and innovation, even more important is to reflect the communities that you serve.  Here are some ideas on how to celebrate and encourage diversity in your workplace. Understand diversity. Remember that diversity not only includes race – it also includes gender, age, physical abilities, and religious, lifestyle and … [More]

Complimentary COVID-19 In October at Multiple Locations Valleywide

Easy Testing

Easy Testing is announcing their continued partnership with Maricopa County to offer free COVID-19 testing for the Maricopa community at the following locations and dates: LAVEEN, AZ WHERE: Laveen Education Center ADDRESS: 5001 W Dobbins Rd #9733, Laveen Village, AZ 85339 DAYS: Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday TIMES: 10am – 1pm DEER VALLEY, AZ WHERE: … [More]

Save Costs and Offer Clients a Comfortable Shipping Experience

by Phil Cord

For businesses that sell products online (and who doesn’t these days?), the shipping process becomes a natural part of their daily operations. However, even if it works perfectly, it is still worth evaluating and modifying it once again to ensure that the customers are getting high-quality service and the businesses are not overpaying for that. In this article, we will share … [More]

Do You Dread Mondays? Chances Are It’s Your Leader’s Fault

by Eric Harkins

The “Great Resignation” has seen a mass exodus of people leaving their jobs for a variety of reasons, some of which are related to work cultures they deem unsatisfactory. But studies suggest that company leadership goes a long way toward defining a work culture, and many managers aren’t properly trained to be leaders. Businesses that are struggling to keep talent, operate … [More]

Consumers See Diverse Organizations as Moral Ones, Study Shows

Consumers perceive diverse organizations to be moral organizations, new research indicates, and the perception can affect consumer behavior. When people see diversity in a corporate team, they’re more likely to believe the team behaves in a moral fashion, according to research conducted by by Ajay Kalra, the Herbert S. Autrey Professor of Marketing at the Jones Graduate … [More]

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