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Educators say executives can increase workplace value

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October 12, 2013 by in Careers | Economy | Education | Featured

Despite signs of what most people view as a recovering economy, more than half of Arizona’s workforce stresses over job security. A recent University of Phoenix survey revealed that 61 percent of working adults worry about losing their jobs in the current economic climate and 20 percent anguish over it at least once a week.… Read More →

LocalWork.com to Connect Arizonans to 1,000+ Jobs at the Phoenix Job Fair July 15

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July 2, 2013 by in Business News | Careers | Events

More than 40 Valley employers representing 1,000+ jobs are expected to be at the Greater Phoenix Job Fair from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Monday, July 15 at the Phoenix Airport Marriott at 1101 North 44th Street in Phoenix. This signature event, which will also feature résumé assistance, is hosted by LocalWork.com and is free… Read More →

State of Business Ethics in the U.S. – Infographic

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June 18, 2013 by in Careers | Infographics

Did you know that 34% of employees think their managers are unethical? More Americans are finding work right now, which is good news. The bad news? We may not be behaving ourselves while we’re there. Reports of workplace-ethics lapses are dropping slightly as backlash against those who speak out is rising – and there are… Read More →

Intel Strives to Educate and Empower Girls Around the World

October 18, 2012 by in Business News | Careers | Education | Events | Tech

In celebration of the United Nations’ first International Day of the Girl, Intel Corporation is expanding its global commitment to furthering education for girls and women by announcing multiple strategic partnerships and programs. Millions of girls around the world have limited or no access to education. Intel believes that broader access to education for girls… Read More →

Innovative CEO Martz offers advice on being an effective boss

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Today is National Boss Day, so it’s the perfect time to get a business owner’s view on what it takes to be a successful and effective boss. Carrie Martz founded the Martz Agency — the largest female-owned advertising and public relations firm in Arizona — in 1980 after spending a couple of years in the… Read More →

RAMARK, UMOM New Day Centers Help People get Jobs in Phoenix

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October 11, 2012 by in Business News | Careers | Workforce

As many as 25,000 individuals in Arizona were homeless over the past year, many due to a recent job loss. Yet six out of 10 adults living at UMOM New Day Centers for low-income and homeless families don’t have a high school diploma or GED, or the skills needed to find a job in today’s… Read More →

First Job: Amber Cox, President And COO Phoenix Mercury

Amber Cox, President and COO Phoenix Mercury

Amber Cox, President and COO Phoenix Mercury, discusses her first job at a wholesale greenhouse and the things that helped her get to where she is today in the sports industry. What was your first job? My mom and stepdad owned a wholesale greenhouse that was practically connected to our house with thousands of plants of every… Read More →

ShopOrganic Provides Natural Products Online

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shopOrganic provides health-conscious consumers with natural products online Cara Silverstein says passion and connection led to the development of an innovative Arizona-based and womenowned business. “We had all worked closely together at a previous employer,” Silverstein says. “We realized we made a great team and had a complimentary blend of skills to start a business… Read More →

Greenberg Traurig Attorney Will Speak At Society Of HR Management Conference

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Daniel B. Pasternak, a shareholder in the Phoenix office of international law firm Greenberg Traurig LLP, is scheduled to speak at the Society for Human Resource Management’s (SHRM) annual conference held June 24 to 27 in Atlanta, Georgia. Pasternak will lead a session titled “Traditional Labor Law Issues Affecting the Non-Union Employer.” Pasternak, who practices… Read More →

Job Seekers: 10 Tips For Summer Job Searches

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Every year as summer approaches, most job seekers and career changers make the mistake of halting all their efforts. They believe there is no point in pursuing new opportunities during the summer, and that nobody is making hiring decisions until the fall. Ford R. Myers, career coach, speaker and author of “Get The Job You… Read More →

Consulting Expert Sheds Light On New Hiring Trend

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An important hiring trend underway right now isn’t getting much attention in the news. Companies both large and small are riding the economic recovery wave by filling mid- to high-level positions with contract employees. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, no fewer than half of all the professional jobs added in the past quarter… Read More →

Equal Pay For An Equal Day’s Work Remains Elusive, Study Shows

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Tuesday, April 17 is Equal Pay Day, a day to mark the fact that women still only earn 77 percent for each dollar earned annually by men and 82 percent of each dollar earned weekly. A new fact sheet released today by the at Institute for Women’s Policy Research (IWPR) shows that the gender wage… Read More →

OptumRx Adding 400 New Jobs In Arizona

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OptumRx, a leading pharmacy benefits management (PBM) organization and one of the Optum companies of UnitedHealth Group (NYSE: UNH), said it will create at least 400 new jobs in Tucson over the next 12-18 months. The announcement was made at a news conference Thursday, attended by Arizona Gov. Jan Brewer and Stephen J. Hemsley, CEO… Read More →

Alpha Female Or Alpha Bitch?

Taming Your Alpha Bitch

Taming Your Alpha Bitch In their New York Times bestselling book, “Taming Your Alpha Bitch: How to Be Fierce and Feminine (and get everything you want!)” Rebecca Grado and Christy Whitman show women that many of the behaviors they think will lead to success, are contributing to their dissatisfaction, and may even be holding them… Read More →