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 offering hundreds of open positions, at all levels, in the fields of finance, IT, healthcare, customer service/client relations, sales and hospitality. Sponsoring companies must have programs in place that support diversity and/or have earned at least one prestigious state and national workplace award to participate. Most have earned many best practices awards, such as Diversity Inc.’s Top 50, Arizona’s Most Admired Companies, Top Companies to Work for in Arizona, Arizona’s Best Companies to Watch, FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For® in America, FORTUNE Most Admired Companies, US Veterans Magazine’s Best of the Best and others.
On event day, on-site registration and check-in for job seekers begins at 11:30 a.m. Speaker presentations, which are geared to give attendees insights into the range of opportunities available with key companies, run from noon until 12:30. Additional one-on-one career networking continues until 2 p.m.
“BestCompaniesAZ Career Events are unlike other job fairs, because we feature company spokespersons from the state’s top employers who provide specific insights in line with our theme – in this case Diversity & Inclusion – and how their company supports these initiatives. Additionally, these company representatives are experts on their company’s workplace programs, growth opportunities and corporate culture, and are available to answer any questions about their recruitment process,” says Denise Gredler, Founder & CEO BestCompaniesAZ.
Featured companies include: Charles Schwab, Dignity Health Arizona, Synchrony Financial, Progrexion, USAA , GoDaddy, Hyatt Regency-Phoenix, Medtronic, Vanguard, ZocDoc, Yelp, Aetna and Edward Jones. During the event, the nonprofit Career Connectors has volunteered to offer free coaching and resume services to career event candidates.
“At Progrexion, we are committed to hiring the most wickedly talented people who represent the diverse range of backgrounds and cultures of our customers nationwide. We look forward to participating in the Diversity and Inclusion Career Event to seek employees who are passionate about our mission,” says Jason Stevens, Site Director at Progrexion. “What is unique about Progrexion is that our employees are improving the lives of our customers one at a time by ensuring that they have a fair credit report and more financial freedom.”
Shannon Feltes Grimes, Talent Attraction Manager of Charles Schwab, says, “Schwab is honored to be part of the BestCompaniesAZ Diversity Career Event. When Chuck started the firm, his vision was a world where investing was accessible to all investors. Because serving diverse investors requires diverse talent, we are committed to hiring and retaining employees from unique backgrounds, strengths and perspectives. We have current career opportunities for job seekers at various stages in their career, from our Broker Training Program for those new to our industry, to the Relationship Specialist role in Advisor Services, to positions for both new and experienced technical professionals. Once an employee has landed at Schwab, they will experience an inclusive, collaborative culture driven by our employees’ individual strengths.”