What are millennials? The definition of a millennial varies; however, the consensus is that millennials are born between 1981 and 1996. Most likely, this generation grew up experiencing the 9/11 terrorist attack and the 2008 presidential election. These adults saw the turn of the century and the onset of the digital age. Even more, the majority of millennials felt the weight of the 2008 economic recession. These are just a few milestones that millennials witnessed. Now they’re creating a milestone of their own.
Growing Arizona technology companies can now get big business health benefits thanks to the partnership between Blue Cross® Blue Shield® of Arizona (BCBSAZ) and the Arizona Technology Council (AZTC). This partnership provides exclusive insurance plans available only to AZTC members. The AZTC association health plan (AHP) is for startups, smaller businesses and growing companies who want to focus on what they do best – expanding their mission.
Employee morale is a common buzzword in the HR industry because of the significant role it plays in daily office operations. Employee morale refers to the overall attitude and satisfaction that workers have in the workplace. Are employees engaged and motivated? Are they satisfied with their work?
Whether someone with a Bachelor’s degree chooses to pursue an advanced degree or whether someone pursues a degree at all is a deeply personal decision, usually linked to their financial situation. After four years (or more) of college, the idea of taking out even more student loans to finance the quest for a Master’s degree is decidedly unappealing. As for employees who got an entry-level job with a high school degree, they’ll sometimes find that advancement to a higher-level position is only possible if they have a Bachelor’s. If they want to try to earn an advanced degree, but the company they’re working for doesn’t offer tuition reimbursement, they have to work out for themselves how to pay their own tuition costs.
In today’s job market, small businesses are experiencing difficulty hiring and retaining top technology talent, especially since their larger and more resourced competitors can offer more robust compensation and benefits packages. So, how can small businesses, the backbone of our economy, gain the upper hand when it comes to offering comprehensive benefits?
What is one tip you’d have for someone relocating to Phoenix who works in tech? To help you with your relocation, we asked Phoenix natives and tech industry leaders this question for their best tips. From learning to golf for the networking benefits to solidifying the new job offer in writing before relocating, there are several ideas that can help make your relocation to Phoenix painless and a breeze.
InBusiness PHX The Arizona Small Business Association (ASBA) proudly presents AZBizCon Expo of 2022, an in-person event on June 22 from 2:00 PM to 5:00 PM at Paradise Village Office Park in Phoenix, AZ. Registration to attend the event is available for free at asba.com/azbizcon. Hosted at Paradise Village Office Park, this half-day event will feature a trade […]
Cronkite News A computer monitor square that lights green on the edges when he speaks has become Steven Zylstra’s de facto office. Zylstra is one of a sizable number of Arizonans who have yet to go back to the office two years after the start of the pandemic, opting instead to meet all his clients, […]
Whether it’s your internal process with HR, or your external process with your staffing partner, communication and efficiency are key to winning talent. Finding the right candidate is tough enough these days, so it’s critical that when you do, you’re prepared to move quickly. While there’s no foolproof method, following a few key steps at the start of the process will ensure greater success for all involved.
On May 5, 2022, Data Sales Co. will kick off its 50th anniversary celebration at its Burnsville, MN headquarters. Festivities continue throughout the year with customer, employee and family events. The company announced its 500-hour “Give Back” volunteer initiative, a continuation of previous company programs. Through this paid time off, nearly 100 employees will work 500 hours to benefit the local communities and neighbors of both Burnsville, MN and Scottsdale, AZ.