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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 →

ACA announces spring Innovation Challenge winners

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The Spring 2015 round of the Arizona Innovation Challenge culminated today as the Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) announced the six winning companies. These grant recipients represent early-stage Arizona companies that are creating innovative technological solutions with the potential for significant economic impact.  The Spring 2015 Arizona Innovation Challenge Grant Recipients are: • CampusLogic – Gilbert, AZ… Read More →

Jen of all trades: Scottsdale designer puts heart into homes

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In order to understand how Scottsdale designer Jennifer Adams transformed her life of cleaning houses, teaching aerobics and being a receptionist to becoming a successful entrepreneur, you would need to trace her journey all the way back to home. “I realized at an early age the power of home and what you do to your… Read More →

Gila River Indian Community files lawsuit against FHA/ADOT

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The Gila River Indian Community (the “Community”) filed a lawsuit today challenging the recent decision by the Federal Highway Administration and the Arizona Department of Transportation to build the South Mountain Freeway along a path that borders the Community and that runs directly through the South Mountain, land that is sacred to Community members. According… Read More →

Rosenstein Law Group distinguishes itself

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Rosenstein Law Group announced that one of its attorneys, Jefferson Simmons, has become a certified Criminal Law Specialist by the State Bar of Arizona.  This certification makes Rosenstein Law Group the only law firm in Maricopa County to have both a Certified DUI Defense Attorney and a Certified Criminal Law Specialist on its staff. “We’re… Read More →

Sherman & Howard’s John Doran earns honor

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The College of Labor and Employment Lawyers announced the election of Sherman & Howard’s John Alan Doran as a newly elected Fellow.  Election as a Fellow is the highest recognition by one’s colleagues of sustained outstanding performance in the profession, exemplifying integrity, dedication and excellence. Mr. Doran has over 25 years of experience representing employers… Read More →

Tucson IDA issues RFP for 2 acres in downtown

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Today the Industrial Development Authority of the City of Tucson, Arizona, aka the Tucson IDA, issued a Request for Proposals for the property commonly known as “Block 175”, which is approximately 1.943 acres located in the heart of downtown Tucson. Marilyn Robinson, the Tucson IDA’s president, said, “The Tucson IDA believes that the timing for… Read More →

6 ways to overcome fear of failure in business

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We all know that getting ahead in your career requires many things: industry knowledge and expertise, experience, a proven track record, being liked by your colleagues and customers, having a good reputation and more.  But one of the most common things holding back many people from reaching the success they deserve is the fear of… Read More →

VincentBenjamin creates 40 new jobs in Phoenix

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VincentBenjamin Group (VB), a leading provider of professional recruiting, staffing and project consulting services headquartered in Phoenix, today announced that they have completed their expansion to move into new headquarters located in the Esplanade. The move increases VincentBenjamin’s Phoenix footprint to 12,000 square feet and allows the company to execute on its plan to add… Read More →

Arizona Summit Law School names new president

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Arizona Summit Law School has appointed Donald Lively as its new president. Lively, who served as Summit Law’s founding dean from 2004 – 05, succeeds Scott Thompson who served as the school’s president for more than 4 years. Lively’s return coincides with the law school’s tenth anniversary. Together with Summit Law’s dean Shirley Mays and… Read More →

Super Bowl pumps $719 million into Arizona’s economy

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Super Bowl XLIX scored big for Arizona’s economy. A study completed by the Seidman Research Institute, W.P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University, determined that Super Bowl XLIX, the 2015 Pro Bowl and related events produced a gross economic impact of $719.4 million in the region. The announcement was made today at The… Read More →

ACA names finalists for Innovation Challenge

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The Spring 2015 round of the Arizona Innovation Challenge (AIC) continues as the Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) announced 10 finalists in its bi-annual business plan competition, which awards $3 million annually to talented entrepreneurs. Each year, the ACA awards $1.5 million in the spring and $1.5 million in the fall to the most qualified, innovative early-stage companies.… Read More →

Op-Ed: Crowdfunding, bubbles, donuts and Millennials

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By Steve Sadler, CEO, Allegiancy A quick question: What’s the connection between bubbles, donuts, Millennials living at home with their parents and a new crowdfunding model recently approved by the Securities Exchange Commission? You’re probably stumped. The first part of the answer lies in an alarming trend affecting an entire generation of Americans that has… Read More →

Partisan system: Is it working? Is it fair?

Author Paul Johnson, former mayor of Phoenix, is chairman of The Nonpartisan Movement's 501c4 in Arizona.

The evidence says that we should be optimistic about the future.  Through innovation, entrepreneurs and dynamic businesses, we are on get verge of driverless cars, new energy sources, a cure for cancer, extending human life and untold millions of other wonderful discoveries.  Here in Arizona we have an amazing potential for job growth and an… Read More →

Polsinelli rolls out new bankruptcy app

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Polsinelli has announced the official release of the “The Devil’s Dictionary of Bankruptcy Terms,” the electronic version, or app, of the original publication, “The Devil’s Dictionary of Bankruptcy Terms for Commercial Lenders,” now in its 2nd edition. The “Devil’s Dictionary” is a guide for commercial lenders and other restructuring professionals to obtain a quick reference to… Read More →