Category: Work

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Work Smart: Professional Development Guide

Aspiring entrepreneurs talk at a Startup Tucson event in Tucson, AZ

Take advantage of these professional development networks in Tucson, Arizona |By Mish DeCarlo We all have to work, and we all want to thrive. Tucson is becoming increasingly attractive for young professionals due to reasonable housing costs, a steadily growing economy, and connected communities. Tucson offers many resources for professionals and entrepreneurs that encourage growth,… Read more »

Developing Roots in Tucson

Downtown Tucson with colorful lights taken at night.

Doing our part to make our city the best place to work and live | By The Chamber Edge Phenomenal outdoor experiences, an impressive arts and cultural community, exceptional higher education programs, diversity in housing communities and growing industry sectors are common drivers for bringing people to Tucson. In fact, Tucson’s been getting more national… Read more »

Local Business Spotlight: Carly Quinn Designs

Carly Quinn poses in a paint-splattered apron in front of tiles and paints at her studio, Carly Quinn Designs, in Tucson, Arizona.

| By Sarah Burton | Video by Amanda Oien & Brielle Farmer While going to school for a degree in fine arts, Carly Quinn was in need of a job and ended up working part time for a local artist making tile. What began as a way to pay the bills soon had her undivided… Read more »

Building a Community

Employees and residents come together to make the small town of La Posada | By Andrew Schaeffer To those looking in from the outside, La Posada might just seem like a senior living facility. However, on this sprawling one-acre campus in Green Valley, a friendly small town community is thriving. One of the largest employers… Read more »

New on the Block

Glass and concrete glass building against a cloudy sky with branches framing the top.

| By The Chamber Edge| Photo by Brielle Claire Photo The fact that major companies have chosen the metropolitan Tucson area as their home shows signs of more good things to come for our community. Caterpillar Surface Mining & Technology Division | Caterpillar announced their plans to relocate their Surface Mining & Technology Division to… Read more »

5 Tips for Rave-Worthy Company Culture

Smiling woman working on her laptop sitting on a brown couch.

| By The Chamber Edge| Photo by Brielle Farmer It’s no surprise that happy people are productive people. But do you know what it takes to make or keep your staff content? Is having a foosball table in the lounge or being able to bring your dog to work what makes the difference? Tucson Metro… Read more »

Choosing to Stay in Tucson After Graduating from UA

University of Arizona graduates talk about how their decision to study and work in Tucson has shaped their careers | By Amanda Oien Tucson’s green saguaros and silver barked mesquites aren’t the only colors that feel like “home” to a Tucsonan. Evident from the highest tip of Tumamoc Hill, or the rocks of Windy Point—it’s… Read more »

Hector the Loneliest Saguaro

An author holds her children's book, Hector the Loneliest Saguaro, in her arms

Kathryn Humphrey’s move to Tucson inspired her new children’s book | By Amanda Oien| Photography by Brielle Farmer Sunshine and scorpions surround Kathryn Humphrey, who is embracing her new home in Tucson, Arizona—with the help from a secluded, yet resilient, saguaro. Kate, an illustrator hailing from the glitz and glam of Los Angeles, has called… Read more »

Uncontained Excitement for the MSA Annex

Explore Mercado San Agustín’s brand-new sister property | By Heather Wuelpern The MSA Annex—a collection of converted shipping containers, which house nearly a dozen shops and a bar—celebrated its grand opening May 4–6, 2018. Local favorite Giant Sand added to the good vibe as their band christened the stage before they kicked off their month-long European tour. The… Read more »

Artistic Triumph

Meet 3 Tucson artists who have mastered their crafts | By Sarah Burton Some artists are born creating, never stray from that path, and spend the majority of their lives doing just that. Others, although enamored with creativity and expression, go a more traditional direction and let art take a backseat to careers and everyday life. The… Read more »