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Five Monopolies, Methods of Communication Losing Their Hold

Communication, Control
by in Blogs | Education | Lists | Tech | Workforce

1. Landlines According to CITA, an International Wireless nonprofit organization, 91% of Americans carry a cell phone as of 2009, and those numbers have continued to expand.  Now more than ever, with the growing popularity of the iPhone and Droid, cell phones have become both a necessity and an addiction. In past decades, landlines were… Read More →

Companies Devote Time To Black History Month

black history month 2011
by in Blogs | Contests | Education | Events

As we kick off Black History Month, Arizona companies devote time for sharing, caring and supporting ethnic communities. Employers understand the importance of spreading the love and have done so with educational scholarships, funding for schools and free entertainment. USAA United Services Automobile Association (USAA), an investment and insurance company, offers specific educational opportunities during… Read More →

Speaker: Mark Kranz ~ BIG Green Expo & Conference 2011

BIG Green Expo & Conference 2011
by in Events | Green

Mark Kranz, SmithGroup Mark Kranz, AIA, LEED AP, is the design principal and lead designer for the Phoenix office of SmithGroup’s Higher Education and Science and Technology Studios.  Mark’s work has been published locally, regionally and nationally. He speaks publicly about sustainable design strategies for laboratory and academic facilities, and his work is consistently recognized… Read More →

Education: Prescott College Student Housing

Prescott College Student Housing, AZRE January/February 2011
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PRESCOTT COLLEGE STUDENT HOUSING Developer: Prescott College General contractor: Haley Construction, Inc. Architect: Weddle Gilmore Architects Location:  220 Grove Ave., Prescott Size: 35,000 SF Prescott College is developing a $7M housing project focused on providing on-campus independent living facilities for students. The project will consist of 3 multi-level townhome style buildings along the banks of Butte Creek. It is targeting… Read More →

Education: West-Mec Aviation Training Center

West-MEC Aviation Training Center, AZRE January/February 2011
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WEST-MEC AVIATION TRAINING CENTER Developer: Western Maricopa Education Center Public School District General contractor: McCarthy Building Companies Architect: DLR Group Location:  6801 N. Glen Harbor Blvd., Glendale Size: 60,000 SF The $7.5M project includes a 40,000 SF, 2-story building with 7 classrooms, labs and meeting space, and a 20,000 SF hangar-type building for a paint booth, airplane engines, library, computer… Read More →

Convenience Care Clinics Help Workers Get Back On The Job Faster

Clinics help workers stay on the job
by in Economy | Featured | Healthcare

While we all expect quality health care to be available when it’s needed, our future could be flat lining. According to the Association of American Medical Colleges, meager graduation and physician training rates in our country could cause a shortage of up to 150,000 doctors within the next 15 years.  As many of us are… Read More →

What You Get With The New Facebook Profile

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by in Executive Lifestyle | Tech

On December 5 Facebook introduced another change to their ever-rotating lineup of profile options. The latest update establishes a new layout for user profiles and more options for displaying work and education information. While the new profile is currently on an opt-in basis only, Facebook will be gradually rolling out the change and plans to… Read More →

Diversity Leadership Alliance Winners

Diversity Leadership Alliance Winners - AZ Business Magazine Nov/Dec 2010

Govt./Nonprofit Category Winner Yuma Regional Medical Center Yuma Regional Medical Center (YRMC) is proud of having a diverse work force that represents the community and the patients it serves. That work force diversity includes ethnicity, cultural background, gender, age, economic means, physical and mental ability, family settings, educational levels, and religious beliefs. By valuing diversity,… Read More →

Fifth Annual Arizona Entrepreneurship Conference

Fifth Annual Arizona Entrepreneurship Conference
by in Education | Events

Arizona Entrepreneurs Hold Fifth Annual Meeting Of The Minds Join in for an exciting opportunity to connect, share ideas and be inspired at the fifth annual Arizona Entrepreneurship Conference. This year’s conference, which will take place Wednesday Nov. 17, 2010 at the Desert Willow Conference Center, will feature tips and ideas from expert CEOs while… Read More →

Business And Community Leaders Are Trying To Figure Out What Health Care Reform Will Mean In Arizona

Health Care Reform in Arizona - AZ Business Magazine Nov/Dec 2010

For government and business, providers and patients, the U.S. health care reform legislation promises a new world of costs and care. Most individuals without insurance will be able to get it. Those who have insurance already probably will have to pay more for it. Hospitals, doctors and others in the front lines of health care… Read More →

Jill Longfellow, Convention Group Sales Manager At EnterpriseHoldings Inc.

Jill Longfellow - AZ Business Magazine Sept/Oct 2010
by in AZ Business Magazine | Economy | Travel

Jill Longfellow Convention Group Sales Manager Enterprise
Holdings Inc. www.enterprise.com Jill Longfellow is grateful for her membership in the Arizona Sunbelt Chapter of Meeting Professionals International, and now she is helping others see the benefits as well. As the chapter’s director of Membership Retention and Global Community Challenge, Longfellow spends time speaking to members who want… Read More →

EarthFest Provides Free Resources To Teachers

Earthfest Provides Free Resources to Teachers
by in Blogs | Education | Green

Teachers are desperately in need of assistance, especially during these tough economic times with budget cuts, fewer resources and larger class sizes. That’s why it’s important to get the word out about some exciting opportunities to assist educators, both personally and in the classroom. Arizona teachers can apply for one of two full-tuition scholarships being… Read More →

Arizona’s Unemployment Rate Climbs In August

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Despite some gains in the governmental sector, the state’s unemployment rate for August rose one-tenth of a percent to 9.7 percent as private sector hiring was flat, according to the Arizona Department of Commerce. Usually, Arizona’s economy generates jobs in August, but last month only 28,000 jobs were created. That was still better than August… Read More →

2010 Most Admired Companies Winners – Leadership Excellence

Most Admired Companies - AZ Business Magazine Sept/Oct 2010
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The Leadership Excellence category recognizes that great companies have great leaders who share knowledge and inspire employees and the community. Winner: Sundt Construction Category: Leadership Excellence Headquarters: Tempe Year Est.: 1890 No. of Employees in AZ: 850 Recent Award: Associated General Contractors of America’s Excellence in Education Award – 2009 www.sundt.com | Twitter video by… Read More →