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Thursday, November 17, 2011


Nursing Jobs Arizona Offer Healthy Meals to Community

Employees with nursing jobs Arizona ( are helping local residents get access to quick and healthy meals.

Abrazo Health Care recently launched the Meals To Go program in an effort to provide quick and healthy meal alternatives to the local community. Participants can choose from 11 well-balanced meals that were created with guidance and nutritional evaluation from hospital dieticians.

The $6 meals offer a quick and easy alternative consisting of low fat, low sugar, low cholesterol, and low carbohydrate options. The program was originally created for people with diabetes and heart-related issues, but is also great for busy working adults and families.

Meal options include: almond chicken; beef pot roast; grilled chicken breast; chicken fajitas; herb baked cod; roasted red pepper pesto penne with grilled salmon; roasted turkey; rosemary pork loin; seared salmon spinach walnut salad; turkey meatballs with marinara and whole wheat spaghetti; and vegetable chop suey.

Those interested in the program can place their meal orders online or by calling (602) 923-5660 at least 24 hours in advance. Orders can be picked up at Maryvale Hospital, Paradise Valley Hospital, and Phoenix Baptist Hospital.

Abrazo Health Care is the second-largest healthcare delivery system in Arizona. The organization operates five acute care hospitals; a specialized cardiovascular hospital; two health plans; school-based health centers; and Abrazo Medical Group.


Thursday, November 10, 2011


IT Jobs Phoenix See More Sales During Q3

Those with IT jobs Phoenix (Click here) brought in more money during the last few months.

Insight Enterprises, Inc. recently announced that net sales increased by 6 percent to $1.24 billion between Q3 2010 and Q3 2011. This is great news for anyone seeking the IT jobs Phoenix has to offer, as increased sales usually equates to more hires.

"Solid sales performance combined with significant operating leverage led to double digit earnings growth and operating margin expansion in the third quarter," Ken Lamneck, president and CEO of Insight, said in a statement. "We executed very well to optimize our sales performance and continued to tightly manage our costs during the quarter."

Highlights of the report include:
  • Net sales increased 6 percent to $1.24 billion.
    • North America were up 5 percent to $913.6 million.
    • Europe, the Middle East and Africa rose 8 percent to $289.1 million
    • Asia Pacific increased 17 percent to $35.3 million
  • Gross profit grew 6 percent to $163.5 million.
    • North America rose 4 percent to $114.6 million.
    • EMEA increased 10 percent to $42.1 million.
    • APAC was up 13 percent to $6.8 million.
  • Earnings from operations increased 12 percent to $27.9 million
    • North America grew to $24.6 million.
    • EMEA reached $2.7 million.
    • APAC climbed to $599,000.
  • Net earnings rose 19 percent to $17.2 million
  • Diluted earnings per share grew 23 percent to 38 cents.
  • The company repurchased about 2,024,000 shares of common stock for $35.9 million, completing a $50 million share repurchase program.


Wednesday, October 26, 2011


Sales Jobs in Phoenix Lack Strong Small Business Community

Sales jobs in Phoenix ( are being negatively affected by the lack of a strong local small business community.

The recently-released American Express OPEN Independent Retail Index found that places with a strong small business environment perform better on a neighborhood, city, and national level. Neighborhoods with strong independent businesses continuously benefit from stronger home values and an even stronger employment marketplace among small companies.

The report looked at 27 neighborhoods in 15 major cities where small businesses have thrived. The results found that home values in those neighborhoods outperformed broader markets by 4 percent each year and by 50 percent overall during the last 14 years. Those markets also supported an average of more than 1,800 jobs at retailers, restaurants, and bars.

"This research validates what we know intuitively - that small businesses are the lifeblood of our communities," Susan Sobbott, president of American Express OPEN, said in a statement. "There is concrete evidence that thriving independent neighborhoods lead to higher real estate values and more local jobs."

Unfortunately, Phoenix was ranked last among the 15 cities in the report. Along with Atlanta, Dallas, Minneapolis, and San Diego, Phoenix consistently ranked below the national benchmark for both retail and eating and drinking establishments.

The 15 cities included in the report were ranked as follows:
  1. New York
  2. San Francisco
  3. Washington, D.C.
  4. Boston
  5. Philadelphia
  6. Miami
  7. Los Angeles
  8. Seattle
  9. Atlanta
  10. Chicago
  11. Detroit
  12. San Diego
  13. Minneapolis
  14. Dallas
  15. Phoenix


Tuesday, October 25, 2011


Non Profit Jobs: Top 10 Myths

Do you know what it takes to get the non profit jobs ( available in your community?

Many people have a pre-disposed vision of what it's like to work for a nonprofit organization. Maybe you think that the environment is more laid back, that all the staff members are nice to be around all the time, or that you'll be working with a bunch of volunteers.

However, most of these notions are inaccurate and don't represent what it's actually like to work for a nonprofit. Just like any other company, each nonprofit is different, and every factor of your work environment can differ from job to job.

According to U.S. News & World Report, the 10 biggest myths about working in the nonprofit industry include:
  1. Non-profits are laid back, less professional, and less rigorous.
  2. Non-profits are mainly staffed by volunteers.
  3. Caring about money is frowned upon.
  4. Passion is an important qualification for a nonprofit job.
  5. Nonprofits are staffed by sunny, caring earth-mother types.
  6. Nonprofits are run by consensus and have non-hierarchical structures.
  7. Nonprofits aren't managed well.
  8. Nonprofits will hire whoever they can find.
  9. Nonprofit employees have better work-life balance.
  10. Nonprofit work is centered around service work in communities.


Tuesday, October 18, 2011


Arizona Nursing Jobs Could Benefit from New Initiative

A new partnership could end up creating more Arizona nursing jobs.

Cancer Treatment Centers of America and Health Options Worldwide are teaming up to expand healthcare options and accessibility to cancer patients at regional hospitals in Phoenix, Chicago, Philadelphia, and Tulsa.

The new partnership will allow HOW clients to access both diagnostics and treatment options at CTCA facilities. The centers offer a number of unique, state-of-the-art care options, including nutrition therapy, naturopathic medicine, pain management, oncology rehabilitation, mind-medicine and spiritual support.

"One key to high quality and better cost across USA healthcare is empowering patients to know the quality, price and value offered by their healthcare providers," Steve Bonner, president and CEO of CTCA, said in a statement. "HOW is at the heart of this innovation though their presence on the Internet.

"Our partnership with HOW advances our shared commitment to empower patients with information to make healthcare decisions that help them achieve their life and health goals," he continued. "We have integrated our new diagnostic package into this agreement in response to what we know patients value: rapid answers; personalized, quality care; and a commitment to their needs."

HOW is an online healthcare management system that provides comprehensive solutions for employers and insurers, including affordable medical travel for sick or injured patients, and proactive wellness options for healthy patients.

"We are excited to align with Cancer Treatment Centers of America and better equip patients with the resources they need to find the treatment facility that gives them the best chance to beat their cancer," HOW President David Goldstein said. "Our online health and wellness system not only helps patients identify healthcare providers, but also helps employers facilitate medical travel for their employees - all based on their individual needs."


Friday, October 07, 2011


Physical Therapy Jobs Arizona Among Most Happy Occupations

Not everyone can say they're happy with their day-to-day work, but those with physical therapy jobs Arizona (Click here) are among the lucky few.

The Christian Science Monitor recently released its list of the 10 Happiest Jobs, which range from clergy to special education teacher to operating engineers. Physical therapists were named third on the list.

Most of the happiest jobs involve some level of social interaction, which experts say can be a huge driving force behind job satisfaction. Some other factors come into play as well, including pay and job stability.

The 10 happiest jobs include:
  1. Clergy
  2. Firefighters
  3. Physical therapist
  4. Author
  5. Special education teacher
  6. Teachers
  7. Sculptors and painters
  8. Psychologists
  9. Financial services sales agents
  10. Operating engineers


Thursday, September 22, 2011


Dallas Hospitality Jobs, Others Decline in August

Dallas hospitality jobs (Click here), along with positions in many other industries, continued to decline last month.

During August, Texas's unemployment rate increased slightly from 8.4 percent to 8.5 percent, which is still below the national average of 9.1 percent. The Dallas area had an unemployment rate of 8.7 percent during July.

The Dallas-Plano-Irving area employed 2,055,700 workers during August, which is down from 2,062,000 workers during July, but a 1.7 percent increase from last year, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics.

The leisure and hospitality industry - which had been growing over the year in recent months - saw no over-the-year movement and lost workers on a monthly basis. The industry employed a total of 194,100 workers, down from 197,700 workers during July and unchanged from last year.

Here's a look at how each industry fared over the month/year:



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