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Mountain Shadows hiring 10 management positions

Mountain Shadows

Mountain Shadows, the brand-new boutique resort opening in Paradise Valley in early 2017, is now hiring for key management positions. Some of the open management positions include director of sales, catering sales manager, director of guest services, food and beverage manager and director of golf. The independently managed property offers its employees a 401(K) retirement… Read More →

How can offsite team building boost your bottom line?

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Companies are always looking for new and more effective ways to increase their employees’ productivity and building morale and camaraderie. Employers have a strong desire to create workplace environments that make people excited to work there. As a result, the act of taking the employees out of the office for a little bit of team… Read More →

Should you test personality of potential new hires?

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by in AZ Business Magazine | Workforce

First, the good news. The unemployment rate is at an all-time low and while the fluctuating labor force may be a driver of the current stats, the fact is, companies are hiring. The not-so-good news is that you, as a business owner or executive, have new positions to fill and stacks of resumes. How do… Read More →

How much freedom of speech is allowed in the workplace?

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The Women’s National Basketball Association (WNBA) recently fined basketball teams Indiana Fever, New York Liberty, Phoenix Mercury and their players after the women wore all-black warmup gear to support the “Black Lives Matter” movement. Due to public outcry against the decision, the WNBA later removed the fine. However, the issue sparked a debate across the… Read More →

NLRB permit temporary employees to vote in union elections

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Over the last seven + years, the National Labor Relations Board (the Board or NLRB) has consistently expanded collective bargaining rights in a variety of employment settings. Continuing that trend, the NLRB has now reversed over a decade of precedent and ruled that outside temporary employees supplied to a “user” employer, and the user employer’s… Read More →

What to do about Pokémon Go in the workplace

Tech trends

It seemed to come out of nowhere. Last week, the mobile app that has been driving everyone wild, Pokémon Go, launched on Android and iOS. Chances are you or someone you know has played the game that gets folks moving about to catch ’em all. Naturally, an app that draws people to look at their phone,… Read More →

New Science Center chair hopes to draw more girls to STEM

Cancer research

According to the U.S. Department of Commerce, women hold fewer than 25 percent of STEM jobs. As the new chairman of the board for Arizona Science Center, Barbara Lockwood hopes to change that statistic, by inspiring young women and girls with her leadership. When asked how she plans to inspire Arizona young women and girls… Read More →

How can you motivate Millennials in the workplace?

Millennials

Many millennials say they change jobs every two to three years. That’s not something that any company wants to hear.  What are the best ways to motivate, engage and retain your millennial employees, and what should you not do? Lisa Copeland is a global workplace expert specializing in culture, engagement, leadership and teamwork.  Her team… Read More →

Arizona ranks as 2nd worst state for Millennials

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Based on Moneyrates’ analysis, North Dakota found itself topping of this year’s ranking of the best state for millennials, with Washington claiming the title of worst state. Besides having the lowest unemployment rate for the 20 – 24 age group, North Dakota earned a perfect score for access to high-speed broadband, and was in the… Read More →

Cowboys Saloon to hire 100 at job fair

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Cowboys Saloon: American Bar & Grill is looking to hire 100 people at a job fair for its upcoming Peoria location at the Park West Shopping Center near 99th and Northern Avenues.   Photos courtesy of Cowboys Saloon: American Bar & Grill The job fair will take place at its Phoenix location at 5310 E.… Read More →

Humana looks to hire more than 170 in Phoenix

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Humana Inc., one of the country’s leading health and well-being companies, today announced plans to add more than 170 Telesales Specialists to its Direct Marketing Services (DMS) Telesales workforce in Phoenix. The jobs will support Humana’s Direct Marketing Services (DMS) call center at 2231 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix. The company is hosting a Job Fair… Read More →

Rental car marketplace Turo opens Scottsdale offices

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San Francisco-based Turo opened up Scottsdale offices in early April, as part of its recent expansion efforts, according to a spokesman. Turo, formerly called RelayRides, has 12 employees in its Scottsdale offices, currently, with plans to add more in the near future, said Steve Webb, head of community at Turo. Between its San Francisco offices,… Read More →

Vixxo looks to hire 30 at career fair

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Scottsdale-based Vixxo, a growing integrated facilities management company, is looking to hire 30 at a career fair on Wednesday at its corporate headquarters, 11333 N. Scottsdale Road, #160. With more than 300 existing associates at its Scottsdale location and plans to double that number in 2016, Vixxo is looking for additional talent to serve its Customer Service Team. Jobs… Read More →

Businesses may be forced to reveal pay practices

The gender gap

The federal government announced its intent to gather additional pay information from larger employers, forcing all businesses with more than 100 workers to provide detailed information about their pay practices in an effort to address gender discrimination. If the president’s plan moves forward as expected, employers will be subject to a heightened pay transparency standard… Read More →