Republic Services Foundation Supports Neighborhood Revitalization amid Pandemic

Republic Services, Inc.

Amid the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Republic Services is finding innovative ways to support neighborhood revitalization efforts across the country through its charitable foundation's National Neighborhood Promise (NNP) program. In February, the Republic Services Charitable Foundation announced $2 million in grants to a total of 24 projects in communities where the Company's … [More]

Disrupt the Disruption: How Businesses Can Meet COVID-Forced Changes Head-On

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Businesses continue to navigate the changes that COVID-19 has wrought on the economy, rethinking how they serve customers, searching desperately for ways to cut spending, and trying to make long-term plans while ensuring short-term survival. But it’s worth remembering that change that disrupts the economy is nothing new – with or without a pandemic, says Juan Riboldi, an … [More]

Three Job Search Reality Checks during the Pandemic

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Not hearing back is one of the most painful aspects of a professional job search, but "very much a reality during the crazy times pandemic of 2020." That is the view of job hunting and career guide author Brenda Abdilla, who has come out with a new book Outsmarting Crazytown: A Business Novel About How Derailed Professionals Can Get Back On Track (2020, Indie Books … [More]

Virtual Services Co. Helping Businesses Adapt to the New ‘Virtual’ Normal

Smart to Finish Office Solutions

As more entrepreneurs race to move their operations online during the pandemic, Smart to Finish Office Solutions (STF) is helping them adapt to the new ‘virtual’ normal by providing cost effective online marketing solutions. According to Amber Miller, the founder and Chief Delegation Officer of STF, “COVID-19 is changing the way companies do business online.  From overseeing … [More]

Arizona Business Consortium Comes Together to Solve Problems, Deliver Solutions to COVID-19 Challenges

US POWER AZ PPE LLC

The Consortium was established with the goal of providing creative solutions and resources to Arizona businesses as they look for ways to safely open and for the long-term health and success of their businesses. Our goal at US POWER AZ PPE (POWER PPE) is to combine technology and innovation to give businesses, and everyday Arizonans, the resources they need to feel confident … [More]

TESTING: Free COVID-19 Saliva Testing Available

State of Arizona Office of the Governor

The Arizona Department of Health Services and ASU Biodesign have partnered to make available COVID-19 saliva testing for Arizonans. It’s quick, easy and free. Testing is available this morning in Tempe and Tucson. Details: Tempe Testing Where: Tempe Diablo Stadium - 2200 W Alameda Dr, Tempe, AZ 85282 When: 6:30 AM – 9:30 AM How: Pre-registration is required Tucson … [More]

Public Health Recommendations Released for Safe Reopening in Arizona

Rick McCartney

The Arizona Department of Health Services (ADHS) today announced public health recommendations for the eventual safe reopening of paused businesses in the state of Arizona. On June 27, Governor Ducey issued Executive Order 2020-43 “Pausing of Arizona’s Reopening.” This paused the reopening of several specific industries with operations that are considered by public health to … [More]

Scottsdale City Council Approves Arts and Culture Coronavirus Grant Program

Scottsdale Arts

The Scottsdale City Council has approved $1.5 million from the city’s Federal CARES Act funding to help nonprofit arts and culture organizations affected by the coronavirus pandemic. Grant funding will support programming and safe, alternative facilities reopening. “Scottsdale has always appreciated and supported arts and culture activities – they’re a vital part of our … [More]

Three Steps to Take if an Employee Tests Positive for Coronavirus

by Karen Stafford, MHRM, SPHR, SHRM – SCP

Your employee has symptoms and the doctor said it could be COVID-19. What do you do now? The steps you take next are critical. The goal is to both contain the virus as much as possible and follow workplace requirements. Following these three steps can help you accomplish that goal. Follow the Requirements While it is important to minimize risk to your other employees, … [More]

Statewide Campaign to Promote Mask Use Developed in Partnership with Arizona Advertising Agencies

State of Arizona Office of the Governor

Governor Doug Ducey announced a statewide campaign developed in partnership with Arizona advertising and public relations firms to promote the use of masks and other important precautions to contain the spread of COVID-19. This first-of-its-kind collaboration will feature creative concepts in English and Spanish developed by Arizona’s leaders in advertising supported by $3 … [More]