Dinner & Tournament Co. Embarks on Hiring 35+ as Show Demand Increases

Medieval Times

Looking for a new job opportunity? Huzzah! Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament hiring for more than 35 positions at its Scottsdale Castle, including bartenders, servers, kitchen staff, guest services and more. Interested candidates can see all opportunities and apply online at medievaltimes.com/careers. The Scottsdale Castle is staffing up to meet demand as tourism … [More]

Online Employment Co. Has New Alert to Help Businesses Secure Top Candidates

ZipRecruiter

Many employers lose top candidates to more agile competitors by taking too long to contact them. Now, ZipRecruiter helps employers avoid this costly mistake by giving them valuable information about the status and availability of applicants they are considering. When employers browse through applicants, an “Act Fast!” label notifies them if candidates are being actively … [More]

Their Take: Local Restaurants Face Hiring and Product Delivery Crisis

by Fred Morgan

It’s been a trying year for the restaurant industry, and throughout the pandemic we had to temporarily close some of our stores in Downtown Phoenix and quickly adapt to the unexpected challenges that COVID-19 presented. As things finally start to turn around for Arizona restaurant owners, with restrictions being lifted and more people feeling comfortable to eat out again, we … [More]

Knight-Swift Transportation Increases Driver Pay and Independent Contractor Rate

Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc.

Knight-Swift Transportation Holdings Inc., North America’s largest truckload transportation company, is pleased to announce recent driver pay increases and Independent Contractor contract rate increases along with ongoing enhancements of its driver experience at Knight and Swift. Highlights of recent changes, which are already in effect, include the following: Experienced … [More]

Paid Summer Internships Looking for Youth and Young Adult Candidates Now

By Eric Jay Toll for PHXNewsroom

Paid employment opportunities are now open for youth and young adults located within the city through the Phoenix Youth RISE Summer Youth Employment program.  Interested youth and young adults looking to gain real-world work experience with employers in the city of Phoenix can apply online at Phoenix.gov/HR. As an intern, the work experience helps participating employers use … [More]

Entertainment Co. to Hire 60+ as Public Demand Increases

Octane Entertainment

Family fun entertainment concepts Mavrix and Octane Raceway are now hiring for 60+ front and back-of-house positions at the locally owned venues, located side-by-side in the Scottsdale Pavilions at Talking Stick Shopping Center. Open positions include line and prep cooks, servers, bartenders, admissions, track marshals and more. For a limited time, line and prep cooks who … [More]

New Professional Development Courses Designed for Busy Adults to Gain In-Demand Skills

University of Phoenix

Today’s world is constantly evolving and so are the skills needed to succeed in the current job market. Results from the first annual Career Optimism Index™ study, commissioned from the University of Phoenix Career Institute, found that 42% of American workers do not see a clear path forward for advancing their careers. To help address this challenge, University of Phoenix is … [More]

Virtual Diversity Career Expo: Top Companies Hiring March 25

inbusinessPHX.com

ONE Community, a Valley-based business coalition, is hosting a free virtual career fair March 25, 2021, that is open to the public and Valley job seekers. Hosted in partnership with BestCompaniesAZ, a local company specializing in workplace culture and employer branding, the Virtual Diversity Career Expo connects Arizona residents with award-winning employers who are … [More]

Phoenix Suns Team Up to Host Sports Marketing Workshop, Applications Open

Phoenix Suns

The Phoenix Suns announced the launch of their collaboration with the Marcus Graham Project (MGP) to host the spring 2021 iCR8 Sports Marketing Workshop. A Dallas-based nonprofit, MGP is a national network of diverse professionals that works to identify, expose, mentor and train ethnically diverse men and women in all aspects of the marketing and media industry. MGP was … [More]

Majority of Small Business Owners Reported Hiring or Trying to Hire in February

NFIB

According to NFIB’s monthly jobs report, 56% of small business owners reported hiring or trying to hire in February, up five points from January. A net 18% of owners reported they are planning to create new jobs in the next three months. “The COVID-19 pandemic continues to disrupt the labor market, especially when some parts of Main Street are still closed or restricted due … [More]

A Healthcare Staffing, Recruiting and Training Agency Launches due to Impact of Pandemic

FreshStart

In response to the latest surge in COVID-19 cases and the impact it has had on the health care industry, the Agboola family has launched FreshStart—a health care staffing, recruiting and training agency. “As a family, we first launched Senior Placement Services (SPS) to address a need from our most vulnerable adults in the Phoenix area who are facing long-term illnesses and … [More]

Arizona’s Largest Virtual Job Fair is a Month-Long Hiring Event

Arizona Commerce Authority

The Arizona Commerce Authority (ACA) has partnered with UNMET Jobs to host Arizona’s largest virtual job fair, UNMET Jobs Arizona 2021. Beginning March 15, the month-long hiring event, which is open to all Arizona businesses, aims to improve the traditional job fair experience for both job seekers and employers. The event will be hosted through UNMET Jobs’ virtual platform, … [More]

The WFH vs. Return-to-Office Debate: What Employees, Bosses Should Consider

inbusinessPHX.com

Many Americans have been working from home full-time for a year now since COVID-19 hit the U.S. And many prefer that arrangement to a traditional office. In a survey, 65% said they want to work remotely full-time after the pandemic. That could pose a problem for them and their employers. Given the availability of vaccines, many companies are planning to ask their … [More]

Tuition-Free, Customized Tech Training Now Available to Job Seekers in Phoenix

TEKsystems

TEKsystems, a full-stack technology services provider that addresses the pressing strategy, implementation and talent needs for more than 80% of the Fortune 500, and Per Scholas, a nationally recognized leader in effective tech workforce training, announced new customized courses in Pittsburgh, Phoenix and Seattle in 2021. These tuition-free, full-time training courses … [More]

Business and Education Summit to Be Discussion on Positive Change and the Future of Work

Gilbert Chamber of Commerce

The Gilbert Chamber Foundation will host a community dialog at the 2021 Business & Education Summit with focus on how businesses and schools have been impacted by the changes of 2020, and how to forge a path forward this year and beyond. Keynote speakers Maria Anguiano, Executive Vice President of Learning Enterprise with ASU and Representative Jennifer Pawlik, AZ House … [More]

Renew, Reskill, Redeploy: Release of New Research on the Impact of COVID-19 on Digitization and Skills

ManpowerGroup

The COVID-19 pandemic has led companies to rapidly accelerate digitization plans, according to new ManpowerGroup (NYSE: MAN) research released this week at World Economic Forum's #DavosAgenda. The survey of 26,000+ employers in more than 40 countries finds those companies that are digitizing most are creating the most jobs: Organizations are accelerating their … [More]

Employee Workplace Needs Differ Dramatically by Generation, Study Shows

Nintex

Nintex, the global standard for process management and automation, today released findings across four generations of employees from the Nintex Workplace 2021 Study which surveyed* 1,000 United States-based full-time workers at companies with 501-50,000 employees. Most employees in this U.S. study report unexpectedly positive remote work experience and productivity in 2020, … [More]

Carvana Launches Internal Tuition and Education Assistance Program

Carvana

Leading online auto retailer Carvana (NYSE: CVNA) has launched Carvana KEYS (Keeping Education in Your Sight) to assist team members pursuing the completion of an undergraduate degree. Thousands at Carvana can now apply to pursue financial and programmatic assistance in earning their college degrees with this internal initiative. Working with InStride, the premier … [More]

10 Fast-Growing Careers for Remote Jobs in 2021

FlexJobs

The pandemic has disrupted the workplace and broadened access to remote jobs across most career fields. In fact, more than half of companies have hired new staff remotely during the pandemic. U.S. Census data also found that in major metro areas such as San Francisco, Washington DC, Boston, and Seattle, more than half of the labor force is working from home. That said, … [More]

1 in 2 Arizona Young Adults Consider Career Change during Pandemic, Says Poll

Universal Technical Institute, Inc.

According to a new public opinion poll, approximately 52% of Arizonans surveyed say they have considered changing careers during the past six months, and 71% don’t believe all office jobs will return even after the pandemic is over. Nearly half of Arizonans surveyed have recently “considered going into a career in the skilled trades,” including automotive, diesel, welding … [More]

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