employment Archives

AZ Big Media launches elite job board


To help aid in the surging job market and provide like-minded employers and employees with a direct link to each other, AZ Big Media has launched a free job board. “We wanted to provide the best businesses in Arizona with access to the most elite, business-minded employees in Arizona,” said Mike Atkinson, president and CEO… Read More →

Tumbleweed Center Relocates Phoenix Headquarters

Tumbleweed Logo
by in In The Spotlight

Tumbleweed Center for Youth Development will expand and relocate its headquarters from Downtown Phoenix to Siete Square II, 3707 N. 7th St. in Midtown, according to Cushman & Wakefield of Arizona, Inc. Tumbleweed was established in 1972 with a mission to provide a safe space for collaborating with youth and young adults in the community… Read More →

Donald Morrow Joins Marcus & Millichap

by in Newsmakers

Marcus & Millichap Real Estate Investment Service has named Donald Morrow regional manager of its Phoenix office. “Donald’s many years of experience in leadership roles within the commercial real estate industry will make him an extremely valuable resource for our agents and clients,” says John J. Kerin, president and chief executive officer of the Phoenix… Read More →

Wells Fargo Plans 410,000 SF Expansion in Chandler

by in Business News | In The Spotlight

By Eric Jay Toll, Senior Correspondent for Arizona Builder’s Exchange | Special to Arizona Commercial Real Estate magazine   Wells Fargo unveiled its 410,000-square-foot Chandler campus expansion to a neighborhood meeting in the East Valley September 16. Arizona Builder’s Exchange broke the story Monday night that the bank filed a rezoning application with the city… Read More →

Sperry Van Ness Negotiates $4.4M Sale of Bella Verde Apartments

SVN-Bella Verde Image
by in In The Spotlight | Multi-Family

Neil Sherman and Danny Lee, Principals in the Phoenix office of Sperry Van Ness, negotiated the sale of Belle Verde Apartments at 3030 N. 35th Avenue in Phoenix. Bella Verde closed at a sales price of $4,400,000, or $24,309 per unit, on August 30. The 181-unit apartment complex is approximately 71,760 square feet and was… Read More →

Wanslee Elected to Gust Rosenfeld Executive Committee

by in Business News | Legal

Gust Rosenfeld announced that Madeleine C. Wanslee has been elected to its Executive Committee, the governing body of the firm. Wanslee is Co-Chair of the firm’s Bankruptcy, Restructuring and Creditors’ Rights Practice Group.  Her practice focuses on creditors’ rights and related state and federal court litigation, including commercial and consumer bankruptcy, loan workouts, foreclosure, deficiency… Read More →

2013 Top Lawyers list: Employment and labor

by in Featured | Legal | Workforce

Az Business magazine’s 2013 top lawyer list was created after the editorial department asked Arizona law firms to nominate their two best attorneys from 16 different categories for consideration. Those nominees were put on a ballot and were voted on by their peers in the legal community and the readers of Az Business magazine to… Read More →

Employers post biggest job gains in 4 years


U.S. employers posted the most job openings in four years in June, a positive sign that hiring may pick up. The Labor Department said Tuesday job openings rose to a seasonally adjusted 3.8 million in June, up from 3.7 million in May. That’s the most since July 2008. Layoffs fell. The data follow Friday’s report… Read More →

Steptoe Associate Honored For Pro Bono Work

steptoe associate

Steptoe associate Kevin Fincel has been named a recipient of the Children’s Law Center Clinic Attorney of the Year Award by the Volunteer Lawyers Program (VLP). The award honors Fincel’s exceptional pro bono service to teens and young adults with limited access to legal services. Justice W. Scott Bales of the Arizona Supreme Court and former Chief… Read More →

Letting Go Of Employees: The Do’s And Don’ts of Termination

The Do's and Don'ts of Termination
by in Workforce

Letting go of employees is never easy, but there are ways to make the situation as painless as possible Most employers know that terminations should be handled carefully. However, mistakes in the termination process, even by well-intended employers can, and frequently do, contribute to unnecessary, protracted and expensive litigation. While each termination is different, we… Read More →

Downtown Gilbert Mixed Use Project on Life Support

downtown Gilbert AZ
by in Blogs | Economy | Real Estate

Phoenix (December 14, 2010) – The Gilbert Town Council has a big decision to make on Thursday with respect to the fate of a proposed downtown mixed use project.

The Buzz on AZNow.Biz – December 13, 2010

Arizona Business Magazine's Editor-in-Chief Janet Perez
by in Columnist Spotlight | Tech | Workforce

This week on AZNow.Biz, hear from our green columnist Dustin Jones, the Arizona Commerce Authority releases the state’s unemployment numbers for November,  and look for the latest installment of Arizona on the Silver Screen.

Valley Leaders Join Forces To Envision The Future West Valley

Arizona Sunset - Future of West Valley
by in Blogs | Economy | Events | Real Estate

Over 100 Valley leaders convened on November 31, 2010 to develop a future vision for the West Valley in an exercise led by Leadership West.  Leadership West is a volunteer-led, non-profit organization that convenes, educates and activates proven leaders in business, non-profits and government to leverage their time, talents and treasures to enhance the quality… Read More →

Vacancy Rising In Phoenix Despite Construction Pullback

Vacancy Rising in Phoenix
by in Economy | Real Estate

Though employment growth will stimulate an increase in retail sales in 2010, the job additions will not be sufficient to prevent the vacancy rate in Phoenix from rising for the fifth consecutive year, according to the latest Retail Research market update from Marcus & Millichap. Unlike previous years when excessive construction drove vacancy increases, lagging… Read More →