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6 red flags every interviewer needs to know Wavebreak Media Ltd

According to the Harvard Business Review, poor hires account for almost 80% of turnover rates in business and our own substantiated calculations show it can cost a company $697,000. In addition to costing cash up front, bad hires reverberate endlessly taking up limited resources and negatively affecting morale which also costs money in the long-term. The problem is… Read More →

BestCompaniesAZ will host Millennial career mixer

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BestCompaniesAZ’s Millennial Career Mixer is just under two weeks away – Wednesday, October 21, 2015 at Malee’s Thai Bistro in Scottsdale. This will be a fun, social event with complimentary appetizers and beverages, and most importantly time to network one-on-one with recruiters from these top hiring companies: Charles Schwab, USAA, Synchrony Financial, Dignity Health, Progrexion,… Read More →

Phoenix lawyer urges Congress to block ‘joint employer’ rule


Phoenix lawyer Mark Kisicki called on Congress Tuesday to “restore stability in labor relations” by reversing a National Labor Relations Board ruling that he said will cause “significant economic upheaval” if left untouched. Kisicki was one of several witnesses testifying to a Senate committee on an August change to NLRB regulations so that any company… Read More →

First Credit Union among best to work for

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First Credit Union (FCU) has been named one of the 2015 Best Credit Unions to Work For. Credit Union Journal has partnered with Best Companies Group to identify companies that have excelled in creating quality workplaces for employees. This survey and awards program is designed to identify, recognize and honor the best credit unions. The list is made up… Read More →

Progressive plans to hire 150 in Phoenix


The Progressive Group of Insurance Companies plans to fill nearly 1,400 jobs across the country by the end of 2015, including 150 new jobs in Phoenix. Positions include IT, Analyst, Call Center, Claims and Corporate roles and span locations from Austin, Texas to its headquarters in Mayfield Village, Ohio. Progressive has consistently been named a top workplace… Read More →

PayPal will host hiring event in Chandler


Customer service professionals looking for a fast-pass into the growing tech scene in Greater Phoenix can meet with PayPal recruiters next week at the company’s Chandler Hiring Event. PayPal, one of the world’s largest e-commerce firms, and are continuing to hire new employees to its Chandler location this fall. PayPal’s Arizona facility was voted the Best Place to Work… Read More →

Mountainside Fitness will host job fair

Mountainside Fitness

West Valley’s hottest new place to work out is also the hottest place to work! In anticipation of their new Arrowhead location, Mountainside Fitness will hold a job fair on October 7th and 8th from 10 a.m. – 2 p.m. at the Hampton Inn, located at 8408 West Paradise Lane in Peoria. More than 100… Read More →

Five trends to watch in the labor market


Burning Glass Technologies, using its “big data” analysis of millions of online job postings, highlights five trends workers should watch.  While the longer-term impact to the job market of recent developments in China and the global stock markets have yet to be assessed, the job market is finally strengthening after years of slow recovery from… Read More →

Tips on what NOT to do during an interview tomwang

There are lots of articles for what to do during an interview, but few focus on what NOT to do. Why is this important?  Because while leaving a positive impression during an interview may be hard, leaving a negative impression is easy.  With lots of candidates available, it doesn’t take much to be removed from… Read More →

Humana looking to hire 210 in Valley


Humana Inc. is hiring more than 210 new, full-time jobs this month. Positions include: Humana Pharmacy, Humana’s mail order pharmacy service, is hiring 30 pharmacy technicians and pharmacy tech-in-training positions at its Glendale office, located at 8990 W. Glendale Avenue, Glendale, Ariz. Some positions have the potential to transition to work at home arrangements. Humana Pharmacy… Read More →

Hundreds of healthcare jobs added to Arizona labor market


Arizona’s healthcare sector has grown faster than the national average in the past year, and HealthPlanOne’s recent announcement to add hundreds of new jobs with its new Gilbert facility continues this trend in the Valley. One in every five jobs added in the state over the past year was in healthcare. The HPOne Gilbert facility… Read More →

45% of Arizona’s workers cannot earn a paid sick day Kirill Ryzhov

A new fact sheet on Arizona’s workforce compiled by the National Partnership for Women & Families explores the impact of more than 934,000 workers in the state not being able to earn a single paid sick day. It focuses on the individuals and industries most affected by the lack of paid sick days, including children, restaurant workers… Read More →

TriWest Healthcare Alliance adding 300 jobs in Tempe


Phoenix-based TriWest Healthcare Alliance held a leadership reception to celebrate the official opening of the TriWest Healthcare Alliance Administrative Service Center in Tempe. The opening of this facility is part of a company-wide workforce expansion and will bring 300 new jobs to Tempe, Ariz. As a partner to the Department of Veterans Affairs (VA), TriWest… Read More →

BestCompaniesAZ plans Diversity & Inclusion Career Event


BestCompaniesAZ is hosting its annual Diversity & Inclusion Career Event on Aug. 13 at the Hyatt Regency, 122 North Second St., Phoenix, AZ,  85004, 11:30 a.m. – 2 p.m.  The BestCompaniesAZ Diversity & Inclusion Career Event is free to job seekers but advance registration is required. At the hiring event, a roster of award-winning companies are… Read More →