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TriWest Healthcare Alliance adding 300 jobs in Tempe

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Phoenix-based TriWest Healthcare Alliance held a leadership reception to celebrate the official opening of the TriWest Healthcare Alliance Administrative Service Center in Tempe. The opening of this facility is part of a company-wide workforce expansion and will bring 300 new jobs to Tempe, Ariz. As a partner to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), TriWest… Read More →

BestCompaniesAZ plans Diversity & Inclusion Career Event

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BestCompaniesAZ is hosting its annual Diversity & Inclusion Career Event on Aug. 13 at the Hyatt Regency, 122 North Second St., Phoenix, AZ,  85004, 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.  The BestCompaniesAZ Diversity & Inclusion Career Event is free to job seekers but advance registration is required. At the hiring event, a roster of award-winning companies are… Read More →

Tips for telecommuters and their managers

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Is telecommuting an option that employers and job seekers should consider? Nationally recognized employment expert Fred Coon believes that American business will continue to migrate to a telecommuting business model as costs are significantly reduced, morale is much higher and, with proper quality systems and controls in place, the product is generally better. Coon has… Read More →

ACA pursues job-driven talent development strategies

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Seven regional site teams across the United States have been selected to participate in the Communities that Work Partnership, a new joint project of the Workforce Strategies Initiative (AspenWSI) of the Aspen Institute and the Economic Development Administration of the US Department of Commerce. The Communities that Work Partnership (CTW Partnership) is an effort to… Read More →

Marriott earns Employer of the Year Award

From left to right: NDSC Executive Director, David Tolleson, Area VP and JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort GM, Steve Hart and NDSC Board President, Marilyn Tolbert
(Photo credit: JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort)

The National Down Syndrome Congress (NDSC) presented the 2015 Employer of the Year Award to Marriott International during the NDSC’s annual awards banquet at JW Marriott Desert Ridge Resort on Saturday, June 27. Marriott was honored with the same award in 1989 for the company’s commitment to training and hiring individuals with Down syndrome and… Read More →

Job search tips for summer slow-down

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During the summer, companies slow down their hiring processes for a variety of reasons; this could be summer vacations for the hiring authorities in those companies or it might be due to the economy, which appears to slow in the summer. Either way, hiring slows down in the summertime. Historically hiring begins again in early… Read More →

How will overtime expansion impact Arizona business?

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The Department of Labor announced plans Tuesday to expand overtime guarantees to about 5 million salaried workers who are not now covered, including an estimated 100,000 white-collar workers in Arizona. The proposed rule would more than double the threshold at which a salaried worker has been ruled ineligible for overtime pay, from the current $23,660… Read More →

5 tips to advance your career over the summer

10 Re-careering Tips - AZ Business Magazine November/December 2011

Jason Dukes, founder of Captain’s Chair Coaching, a leading life, career and business coaching firm, says the summer can be a key time for individuals to advance their career. In fact it might be possible to reinvent yourself or rise above what has been holding you back. Here are Captain’s Chair Coaching’s Top 5 Tips for Advancing… Read More →

10 ways to be more likeable at the office

Creative Networking to Land a Job

Being good at what you do is obviously important, but being liked by your coworkers, colleagues and clients is just as important. Without the likeability factor, people are going to be less likely to want to work with you, which can have devastating consequences in business. Jacqueline Whitmore, an internationally-recognized etiquette expert, author and founder… Read More →

The world’s 10 most extreme jobs

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Think you’re having a tough day at the office? Try changing places with a crocodile physiologist. Check out 10 of the world’s most extreme jobs, including statistics on the average salaries, what the job entails and the dangers of the job.  View Interactive Version (via YourTradeBase).

What employers need to know to prevent workplace violence

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Stories of workplace violence — from Mesa to Paris and just about every city in between — seem to be never ending. Which begs the question, “How can employers work to keep their workplaces safe?” While there are no ironclad solutions for preventing all workplace violence, employers and employees alike can take a number of… Read More →

The Madness of March in the Workplace

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Over the course of the year, there are a lot of reasons to remind employers of potential pitfalls or the need for a workplace initiative: Avoid embarrassment and liability at the holiday party; harness New Year’s resolution to enroll employees in your wellness program; remind employees about harassment and the risks of dating a co-worker… Read More →

Avnet Promotes Nicole Enright to VP of HR

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Avnet, Inc., a leading global technology distributor, today announced that it named Nicole Enright as its vice president of corporate human resources. Enright will be responsible for helping Avnet attract, engage, develop and reward the diverse workforce of Avnet’s information technology (IT), finance and legal teams. Additionally, Enright will manage Avnet’s human resources teams in… Read More →

How company culture can lead to fraud

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Unfortunately, fraud is something all businesses must think about and guard themselves from. According to Statistic Brain, seven percent of annual revenues are lost to employee theft or fraud and 33 percent of business’ bankruptcies are caused by employee theft. Fraud isn’t only a result of employee theft; it can also include misuse of accounts,… Read More →