COVID-19 Resources for Employers

Resources for employers during COVID-19 to help reduce layoffs and empower small businesses.
This page will be updated as we receive more information.

BestCompaniesAZ is dedicated to supporting employers in Arizona. We have gathered resources from companies, community partners, and media outlets to help employers empower their workforce and business during this difficult time.

Provide Free Support
for Employees

LifeGuides provides peer-to-peer support to help your teams be more productive at work and live their best lives. LifeGuides pairs people, who are going through a specific Life Challenge, with Guides who have gone through the exact-same Life Challenge. As Match.com pairs people for love, and Doctor-On-Demand finds doctors for patients, we match a Guide to each employee’s specific Life Challenge.

Letter from the CEO Regarding COVID-19

Resources for Employers
and Businesses

In order to improve a proactive layoff aversion framework and guidance, ARIZONA@WORK will partner with businesses to identify risk of layoff and provide solutions for aversion strategies. One of the most effective strategies include customizing our Rapid Response activities to help our Arizona businesses minimize layoff events. These activities are intended to help retain employees, upskill current employees and keep the business open.

Outplacement Services

Career Connectors offers customized Outplacement Packages to assist companies as they experience a workforce reduction. We provide employees with the resources, tools, emotional support, and connections to hiring companies to assist those employees with moving forward toward their next career.

Financial Support for
Small Businesses

Discover resources available for your small business and ways your business can contribute.

HR and Legal Resources

Reduce risk for your business and learn more about the legal implications that COVID-19 has on the workplace. Resources can be found at the links below:

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Guidance On Preparing Workplaces for COVID-19

This webpage provides information for workers and employers about the evolving coronavirus outbreak first identified in Wuhan City, Hubei Province, China. The information includes links to interim guidance and other resources for preventing exposures to, and infection with, the novel coronavirus—now officially named COVID-19.

Aid for Small Businesses

As we all navigate the implications of COVID-19, Local First Arizona wants to make sure we are doing all we can to support small, local, and independent businesses during these uncertain times.

We want to make sure we are doing all we can to share the right information to carry us forward — with creativity and a positive outlook.

We’re committed to Arizona businesses and want to make sure our community understands that your support NOW is crucial for a stronger tomorrow.