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Industry added 16,000 new construction jobs in June

by in AZRE Magazine | Construction

National construction employment added 16,000 net new construction jobs on a seasonally adjusted basis in June, according to an analysis of data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics by Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC).  Overall construction employment expanded 3.1 percent on a year-over-year basis, easily outpacing the year-over-year growth rate of 1.6 percent for all… Read More →

Construction input prices remain flat in October

Construction Employment
by in AZRE Magazine | Construction

Construction input prices remained unchanged in October and are just 0.5 percent above where they were a year ago, according to analysis of the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics Producer Price Index released Wednesday by Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). Despite the modest increase in the aggregate input price level, Wednesday’s report represents the largest year-over-year… Read More →

Construction employment rebounds with strong September

by in AZRE Magazine | Construction

The construction industry rebounded in a meaningful way in September by gaining 23,000 net new jobs on a monthly basis after losing 5,000 net jobs in August, according to an analysis of U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics data released today by Associated Builders and Contractors (ABC). Despite the broader industry gains, the nonresidential sector added just 2,700… Read More →

APS established Ed And Verma Pastor Scholarship

Arizona State Credit Union Awards Scholarships

As part of APS’s commitment to Latino education, the company pledged $250,000 Wednesday to establish the Ed and Verma Pastor Legacy Scholarship, which will be administered through the Arizona Hispanic Chamber of Commerce’s Arizona Emerging Leaders Initiative. The contribution will help provide scholarships to Latino students majoring in a STEM or a Public Policy field… Read More →

Raising new taxes is not the answer for Arizona

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Job recovery has been sluggish as it relates to commercial real estate. However, if the cranes near ASU are any indication, economic activity appears to be looking up. It’s also encouraging the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics revised upward the number of national non-farm jobs created in August and September and that job gains through… Read More →

Making It Work From Home: Transform Your Bedroom Into A Home Office

Home office - Scottsdale Living Magazine Winter 2012

Empty nesters and entrepreneurs transform parts of their residence into a home office and office workspace With nearly a quarter of the employed workforce working from home in 2010, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, and an increase in stay-at-home entrepreneurial moms (or WAHMs, work-at-home moms), garages, patios and children’s bedrooms have been… Read More →

Creative Networking Can Help You Get the Job

Creative Networking to Land a Job
by in Economy | Workforce

Networking is one of the best ways to find a job or jump-start a business that’s stuck in a rut. Yet, many people don’t do it because they find it intimidating or scary. If this describes you, here’s a tip: make it fun. There are many ways to network, especially if you’re willing to get… Read More →