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.
Employment has been a hot topic in news cycles lately. With a jobless rate in Arizona that plunged to 3.3% in March, employers are trying all sorts of ways to draw the best candidates for openings that have arisen. And applicants seem to have their pick of jobs they feel are the best match for their skill sets. It turns out the situation presents an opportunity to level the playing field when it comes to both sides of the hiring equation.
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.
Both chambers of Arizona’s legislature have now approved legislation that would eliminate future competition in the state’s electricity generation market, following a Senate vote on Tuesday. HB2101 revises current law to close the door on future entrants joining the market, which maintains the monopoly that current providers hold. The bill was supported by Arizona Public Service and Tucson Electric Provider, the state’s two largest investor-owned electricity providers, as well as the Salt River Project.
Just two years after laying off 80% of its staff due to pandemic disruptions, the Phoenix-based hospitality app Qwick is joining a growing corporate faction that’s implementing four-day workweeks.
Norma Rice joined the Base Supply Center (BSC) team in July 2021 as a Customer Service Specialist at Davis Monthan AFB. On a daily basis, Norma is responsible for performing inventory cycle counts, stocking shelves, engaging with customers, and assisting the Airmen at the register.
One of the biggest international tech companies, with a large footprint the Phoenix area, is setting out to make its workforce more inclusive and diverse. Intel has a set an ambitious goal to increase the number of women in technical roles to 40%, as well as double the number of women and minorities in senior roles by 2030.
In today’s job market, it is more important than ever to offer a comprehensive benefits package to attract and retain top-tier technology talent. That’s why the Council partnered with Empower Retirement (formerly MassMutual) and UBS Institutional Consulting Group to offer member companies exclusive access to our 401(k) Multiple Employer Plan (MEP).
Amazon’s hourly employees in the Valley can receive fully funded tuition for classes as the result of a partnership between the online retail giant and the Maricopa County Community College District. The offer comes as part of the newly announced expansion of Amazon’s Career Choice network in which the company has agreements with more than 140 colleges and universities across the country to pay for workers’ tuition.
In the summer of 2020, companies around the nation made public commitments to increase their focus on diversity, equity and inclusion. For some businesses, those declarations were indeed the dawn of a new day. For others, momentum has stalled. Regardless of where a company is on its DEI journey, experts say a new year brings an opportunity to ensure it’s on the right track.