Four students from the University of Advancing Technology (UAT) were accepted into the 2022 Cybersecurity Externship with the Greater Phoenix Chamber Foundation.
We’ve heard enough about the ‘Great Resignation,’ which has people quitting their jobs right and left as they search for something better in their careers. Fortunately for Arizona, we now can shift the conversation to the ‘Great Opportunity.’
At a time when workers are in high demand across the country, Maricopa County’s efforts to attract skilled talent lead the nation, according to a new report. Labor market analyst EMSI ranked the Phoenix region no. 1 in talent attraction, the second year in a row and 4th time in six years.
More American women are participating in the workforce than ever before but working from home in the pandemic might have stalled that progress. The Arizona Tech Council is one of the largest technology-driven trade associations in the United States. It represents a large range of technology companies, many of which are trying to hire more women.
One of the Valley’s largest employers is the latest company to embrace a hybrid work model, at least for the foreseeable future. Chipmaker Intel Corp. (Nasdaq: INTC) announced this week it is now a “hybrid-first company,” meaning that it won’t be mandating that all employees be on-site every day. According to a statement from Chief People Officer Christy Pambianchi, 90% of its employees said in a workplace survey they preferred a hybrid workplace once sites reopen.
BestCompaniesAZ and Career Connectors are hosting their Semi-Annual Diversity Talks virtual event on November 4th at 9am. Learn more about the best companies in Arizona with a panel discussion and presentations lead by executives and recruiters.
Some business and civic leaders in Arizona say the answer to the labor shortage in our state could lie with immigration policy. They’re urging a pathway to citizenship that will help talented workers enter the workforce. The influential Arizonans — including elected officials, former lawmakers, and CEOs of companies and nonprofits — wrote an open letter to Sen. Kyrsten Sinema and Sen. Mark Kelly.
The University of Advancing Technology (UAT) Board of Directors ratified several presidential actions during its summer board meeting. One of those actions was the pre-approval to promote Ms. Valerie Cimarossa to a C-level executive.
Happy Cyber Security Awareness Month! Now in its 18th year, this month in October highlights the importance of cyber security throughout the country. The Arizona Technology Council has collaborated with Pipeline AZ and the Partnership for Economic Innovation to help address Arizona’s tech-talent shortage.
GitKraken, creator of the world’s leading Git GUI and CLI, announced the acquisition of GitLens, the most popular Git extension for Visual Studio Code. GitLens was created by Eric Amodio in 2016, and has since been developed and maintained nearly exclusively by Amodio in his spare time. He joins GitKraken and will serve as the company’s Chief Technology Officer, to lead GitLens and GitKraken’s entire suite of popular Git collaboration and productivity tools.