The findings by Dice, a tech career hub, offer a glimpse into how businesses adjusted to the coronavirus pandemic onset and the rapid changes it brought, such as a mass movement from offices to telecommuting and an increase in e-commerce. As for changes between February and March, Arizona’s 6% bump put it at No. 6 on the state list and Phoenix’s 13% jump put it at No. 8 among U.S. cities.
As the coronavirus pandemic has swept across the U.S., in addition to tracking the number of COVID-19 daily cases, there is a worldwide scientific community engaged in tracking the SARS-CoV-2 virus itself. Researchers and scientists at Arizona State University are looking at how the virus may be spreading, mutating and adapting over time.
Even as educators take on the challenge of designing quality distance learning experiences, they’re coming face-to-face with a range of equity issues in their school communities. Common Sense, a trusted resource for millions of families in the digital age, offers helpful guidance on how to identify communication gaps and reach students with limited tech access, as well as additional tips gathered from conversations with educators across the country.
The House and Senate are currently negotiating additional funding in response to COVID-19. While associations are included in some of the recently passed CARES Act’s programs, many trade and professional associations are experiencing severe revenue losses during the current pandemic and unfortunately were excluded from the beneficial Paycheck Protection Program. Make your voice heard….advocate for future legislation to assist associations!
Canada and the United States have agreed to extend the current closure of the border to all non-essential travel for at least another month as the fight against COVID-19 continues in both countries.
Brian David Johnson, Arizona State University professor and futurist, shares his perspective about the pandemic and how business owners should be thinking about their own stabilization.
Since its inception over 40 years ago as a medical device manufacturer, Benchmark has been partnering with some of the largest medical companies in the world. During these unprecedented times, Benchmark continues to support essential providers by maintaining high-quality production of products and infrastructure that people rely upon when it matters most.
To ensure that no student is left without a fighting chance to obtain a proper education, it’s up to businesses and individuals to step up and help those in need during these unprecedented times. This is why the Arizona Technology Council is partnering with AZ StRUT (Arizona Students Recycling Used Technology) to launch a donation drive to obtain laptops and chargers that can be refurbished and distributed to students.
Televerde has always believed in “business as a force for good” and that is why we, like so many other companies, are looking for ways we can help others. Let’s work together so you can minimize the impact of coronavirus on your business and emerge from this crisis poised for rapid growth.