Category Archives: Arizona

Progressive hiring 150 in Phoenix.

PHOENIX – By the end of the year, Progressive plans to fill 150 positions in Phoenix and 1,400 jobs nationwide. Progressive is offering jobs in IT, as analysts, call center employees, workers to manage claims and corporate positions. A number of locatio ...

Ampsy amps up with new Scottsdale office.

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – California-based social media aggregator Ampsy is expanding and looking for four local employees to staff its new Scottsdale office. Designers and front-end developers are needed for expansion of the DIY software that aggregates cont ...

Podcast to help ‘Startups A to Z’.

PHOENIX – Two entrepreneurial spirits who met through the Arizona Commerce Authority Venture Ready program are producing and hosting a new audio-only podcast series called ‘Startups A to Z’ to help entrepreneurs with their own startups. The ...

Hiring in fashion for two new stores in The Valley.

PHOENIX – Soft Surroundings, a fashion retailer based in St. Louis, is opening two stores in the Phoenix area and plans to hire 25 for each location. The first store opened earlier this month at Chandler Fashion Park and the second location is scheduled ...

Phoenix welcomes Prosum.

PHOENIX – A new Prosum office is opening in Phoenix. The provider of technology services is opening this fourth location in the western United States to accommodate growing IT needs in the region. The Phoenix office will allow Prosum to offer Microsof ...

Asurion surely hiring 100 in Phoenix.

PHOENIX – Nashville-based Asurion invites tech-lovers and video game enthusiasts alike to apply for open positions at its support solutions center. The Phoenix support center provides tech support and protection for wireless providers and retailers, as ...

Cactus League Spring training is homerun for Arizona.

PHOENIX – Ten Phoenix-area ballparks host 15 Major League Baseball teams during spring training and their fans spend $544 million annually. A new report, released last week by Gov. Doug Ducey and the Cactus League Baseball Association cites another $265 ...

Phoenix growth higher in high-tech.

PHOENIX – The Phoenix area added 12,662 new tech jobs over the past two years, resulting in a high-tech services and software growth of 42.7 percent. More than 31 percent of new jobs added in The Valley were in the high-tech sector from 2012 to 2014. Mo ...

Arizona sales tax collection tops $100 billion.

PHOENIX – Fiscal year 2015 closed out with Arizona taxable sales over $100 billion for the first time since 2008. Total taxable sales increased more than 5 percent from the year previous to reach $101.9 billion. Sales totaled approximately $104 billion ...

Entrepreneurial ecosystem alive and well with #yesphx.

PHOENIX – Growing out of Phoenix Startup Week, a monthly event connects the often disparate startup community in The Valley. The group #yesphx has a Facebook group and an event page but encourages face-to-face interaction to help each other succeed. Wit ...

DaVita Rx prescribes 500 new jobs in Chandler.

PHOENIX – California-based pharmaceutical firm DaVita Rx announced plans to open a new service center in Chandler early next year. The 76,000-square-foot facility will employ 550 and will be located at Stellar Business Center on Chandler Boulevard, nort ...

Trade and export counsel provided in Phoenix.

PHOENIX – Small businesses can benefit from export and import counsel at an international trade and exporting seminar taking place at 2828 North Central Ave., Suite 800, Phoenix on Thursday, Sept. 24 from 9 a.m. – 11 a.m. The seminar, offered by the S ...