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Arizona ranks as 2nd worst state for Millennials

Phoenix

Based on Moneyrates’ analysis, North Dakota found itself topping of this year’s ranking of the best state for millennials, with Washington claiming the title of worst state. Besides having the lowest unemployment rate for the 20 – 24 age group, North Dakota earned a perfect score for access to high-speed broadband, and was in the… Read More →

Cowboys Saloon to hire 100 at job fair

job fair

Cowboys Saloon: American Bar & Grill is looking to hire 100 people at a job fair for its upcoming Peoria location at the Park West Shopping Center near 99th and Northern Avenues.   Photos courtesy of Cowboys Saloon: American Bar & Grill The job fair will take place at its Phoenix location at 5310 E.… Read More →

Humana looks to hire more than 170 in Phoenix

health,informatics

Humana Inc., one of the country’s leading health and well-being companies, today announced plans to add more than 170 Telesales Specialists to its Direct Marketing Services (DMS) Telesales workforce in Phoenix. The jobs will support Humana’s Direct Marketing Services (DMS) call center at 2231 E. Camelback Road, Phoenix. The company is hosting a Job Fair… Read More →

Rental car marketplace Turo opens Scottsdale offices

Carvana

San Francisco-based Turo opened up Scottsdale offices in early April, as part of its recent expansion efforts, according to a spokesman. Turo, formerly called RelayRides, has 12 employees in its Scottsdale offices, currently, with plans to add more in the near future, said Steve Webb, head of community at Turo. Between its San Francisco offices,… Read More →

Vixxo looks to hire 30 at career fair

vixxo

Scottsdale-based Vixxo, a growing integrated facilities management company, is looking to hire 30 at a career fair on Wednesday at its corporate headquarters, 11333 N. Scottsdale Road, #160. With more than 300 existing associates at its Scottsdale location and plans to double that number in 2016, Vixxo is looking for additional talent to serve its Customer Service Team. Jobs… Read More →

Businesses may be forced to reveal pay practices

The gender gap

The federal government announced its intent to gather additional pay information from larger employers, forcing all businesses with more than 100 workers to provide detailed information about their pay practices in an effort to address gender discrimination. If the president’s plan moves forward as expected, employers will be subject to a heightened pay transparency standard… Read More →

FlexJobs identifies 10 remote jobs for new grads

FlexJobs

Debunking the myth that entry-level jobs can’t be flexible or that only experienced professionals can attain work flexibility, FlexJobs has identified a sample of ten remote entry-level jobs for new college graduates to consider. The National Association of Colleges and Employers (NACE) indicates a positive job market for the projected 1,870,000 new bachelor’s degree level… Read More →

Caterpillar expands southern Arizona presence

caterpillar

Illinois-based construction and mining equipment manufacturer Caterpillar Inc. selected Tucson as the new location for the manufacturer’s surface mining and technology offices, according to an announcement from the office of Gov. Doug Ducey. This new facility is expected to add 600 new jobs in the state over a five-year period, offering positions in management, engineering, product… Read More →

Air Force recruiting office opens at Westgate

U.S. Air Force Recruiting

The U.S. Air Force is opening a 3,050 square-foot Recruiting Office at Westgate in Glendale, as part of the Air Force Recruiting Services transformational efforts to consolidate recruiting offices into centralized locations. To mark the opening, a ribbon-cutting and public event will be hosted by Lieutenant Colonel Erin Meinders, 362nd Recruiting Squadron Commander. The free event… Read More →

Abrazo will host job fairs for 450 positions

Abrazo

Abrazo Community Health Network’s six hospitals are hosting job fairs for clinical and non-clinical positions from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. on May 4. More than 450 positions are open including about 180 nursing positions. Applicants are encouraged to bring their resume to the event. The job fairs will be at: Abrazo Arizona Heart Hospital,… Read More →

Top 10 companies hiring in the next month

companies hiring

Things are looking up for those looking for jobs in Arizona. The state finally matched its pre-recession employment levels in December, even though Arizona took longer than the rest of the nation to catch up. So if you’re looking to get back into the workforce or if you’re looking for a change, here are the… Read More →

CEO Series: Todd Govig of Govig & Associates

Todd Govig

Todd Govig spent a year studying biology for the purposes of business. “It sounds crazy, but once you understand biology, it becomes one more filter to help you understand what is going on in the world,” says Govig, CEO of Govig & Associates, an executive recruitment firm. “CEOs today need to have a broad understanding… Read More →

Massage Envy plans to hire 200 in Arizona

Massage Envy

Massage Envy, the massage and spa services co-op with 39 massage clinics statewide, is looking to hire 200 new employees. As the popularity of massage therapy increases, so does the demand for qualified massage therapists. According to the Bureau of Labor Statistics, employment of massage therapists has a projected growth of 23 percent by 2022 — much faster… Read More →

Author of Phoenix ‘brain drain’ revises numbers

Bennett Dwosh, a recent Arizona State University graduate, said being at the bottom of a list of cities to work after graduation would cause concern. (Photo courtesy of Bennett Dwosh)

A study analyzing which metropolitan areas retain their university graduates the most has come under fire after the Phoenix metro area landed in the basement of the rankings. Officials with the Maricopa Association of Governments and the Arizona Commerce Authority fought back, and the study’s author has revised the numbers. Jonathan Rothwell, a fellow at… Read More →