Author Archives: Janet Perez
In June, Michelle Rider was named WESTMARC president and CEO. On July 1, she officially replaced Jack Lunsford, who had held the post for seven years. For nine years, Rider has held key positions with the Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC). How is the West Valley economy fairing compared to … [Continue Reading]
While the nation’s economy showed some significant signs of life in the first half of 2011, the state’s economy continues to bounce along the bottom. But forecasters at the Economic Club of Phoenix’s Annual Economic Outlook 2011 luncheon on May 5, said they are looking at a comparably stronger finish … [Continue Reading]
This week on AZNow.Biz, read about how the economic recovery has companies looking for ways to make sure they retain their key employees. Also, read and watch the latest edition of our CEO Series. We talk to Roy Vallee, the CEO and chairman of Avnet. And check out our Touchdown … [Continue Reading]
This week on AZNow.Biz we look at how convenience clinics can help companies’ bottom lines by getting employees back on their feet and back in the office more quickly. Also, our partners at the W. P. Carey School of Business at Arizona State University advise businesses to consider the customer … [Continue Reading]
This week on AZNow.Biz, learn about CrossFit Scottsdale, a training method that focuses on sessions that involve strength and conditioning training programs, with exercises that are executed at high intensity. Also, our work force columnist, Marcia Rhodes offers a list of the dos and don’ts of employee evaluations.
This week on AZNow.Biz, our personal finance columnist, Jacob Gold, has a warning about overspending during the holidays. You’ll also meet three successful Valley business women who are juggling demanding careers, family and philanthropic efforts.
This week on AZNow.Biz, we have a feature looking at women’s roles in the the financial sector. There’s also our political columnist Tom Milton, and a profile of National Geographic photographer Joel Sartore, who travels the world photographing endangered wildlife.
This week on AZNow.Biz, our Buzz story looks at a Phoenix-based auction house that had its own reality show. Also, our work force columnist, Marcia Rhodes, looks at the decline of cost-of-living adjustments in favor of merit pay.
This week on AZNow.Biz, we offer six types on starting your own business in this down economy. Also, you’ll meet a man who immigrated to the Valley from Ethiopia and now owns his own business. Plus, later in the week we’ll have the latest unemployment numbers for the state.