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Is the FTZ the Valley’s most enticing recruitment tool?


Arizona has definitely gone global. “We want to extend our hand so that Arizona is an inviting place for foreign direct investment and for companies that are looking to relocate,” says Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey. But Arizona hasn’t always been as attractive to global companies. “At one time, we had some issues in the West Valley… Read More →

Dexcom expands manufacturing operations to Phoenix


California-based Dexcom announced plans Monday to build a 180,000 square-foot manufacturing facility in Mesa for the firm’s continuous glucose monitoring (CGM) business. The facility will add more than 500 jobs over the next several years, as the firm expects initial manufacturing operations to begin at the new facility by second quarter 2017. Dexcom chose Mesa… Read More →

Cowboys Saloon to hire 100 at job fair

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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


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 →

Top 10 companies hiring in the next month

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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 →

Arizona bioscience job growth rate outpaces nation


Arizona’s bioscience industry has sustained its momentum and continues its long-standing trend of impressive job growth and high wages, a new report shows. In addition, risk capital reached its highest figure in four years, and all measures of bioscience tech transfer at Arizona universities are on the rise, with increases in startups, invention disclosures, patents,… Read More →

Orbital ATK will expand operations in Gilbert, add jobs


Arizona Gov. Doug Ducey and Orbital ATK, one of the Valley’s leading aerospace and defense technology firms, announced, Friday, the expansion of the company’s engineering operations in Gilbert. The expansion will add 60,000 square feet to the site that includes Orbital ATK’s Satellite Manufacturing Facility, one of the largest and most advanced spacecraft assembly and… Read More →

Legoland Discovery Center brings jobs to Valley

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LEGOLAND Discovery Center Arizona is set to open on April 22, 2016 in Arizona Mills, and in addition to endless opportunities for model-making fun for the kids, the attraction will bring some jobs to the area. The new location looks to fill about 80 part-time positions within its new, highly anticipated Arizona attraction, and it will… Read More →

Isagenix HQ brings 500+ jobs to Gilbert


The new Isagenix International, LLC World Headquarters is now open in its new location in Gilbert and with it comes more than 500 employees.  The new, 150,000 square foot building right off the Loop 202 Santan Freeway features a sleek architectural design with floor-to-ceiling windows, a large indoor-outdoor ballroom, a training center, a museum and… Read More →

DoubleDutch will open new office in Phoenix

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The Greater Phoenix Economic Council (GPEC) and the City of Phoenix today join DoubleDutch, a leading global provider of mobile event apps, in announcing the company’s expansion to Phoenix, Arizona. DoubleDutch plans to add 30 employees to this regional office by the end of the year and will use the new location to expand geographic… Read More →

Marriott to hire 100 across Valley

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Marriott hotels is gearing up for one of its busiest seasons in Arizona. Valley locations of Courtyard by Marriott and Residence Inn by Marriott, the brand’s signature business travel hotels, are seeking service-loving professionals of all levels to join its teams as Marriott prepares for the influx of visitors to the state. Those who pride themselves on… Read More →

Two firms opening Phoenix offices, plan to hire 850

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Two firms are opening offices in Phoenix, and will be hiring 850 employees between both firms. Michigan-based Peckham Inc., and Georgia-based HealthPort Technologies are leasing space at the Metro North Corporate Park near Thunderbird Road and 30th Avenue. HealthPort Technologies, a healthcare records firm, signed a 55,000 square-foot lease, and plans to hire 500 employees. Peckham,… Read More →

Why it’s good business to hire veterans Oleg Dudko

No more excuses – hiring veterans is good for your business. More than half of U.S. businesses don’t have formal programs in place to hire military veterans, and unemployment among veterans is still higher than in the general population. That’s an opportunity for savvy employers who need to grow their teams, and understand that hiring… Read More →

BestCompaniesAZ hosts military career event Oleg Dudko

Register now for the 2016 BestCompaniesAZ Military Career Event, taking place on Wed., Feb. 17, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., at North Phoenix Baptist Church Conference Center, 5757 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ, 85012. Attendance is free. Advance registration is required at Career opportunities and resources are being offered at this free event, which is open to all active-duty… Read More →