Hotel Industry Launches ‘Hotels are Hiring’ Ad Campaign to Fill Open Jobs

inbusinessPHX.com

To help fill thousands of open hotel jobs and communicate the benefits of a career in the hotel industry, today the American Hotel & Lodging Association (AHLA) and its charitable giving arm, the American Hotel & Lodging Foundation (AHLA Foundation) announced a new advertising campaign across five major hotel markets. The new advertisement will run until early August … [More]

Amazon Pledges to Hire 100,000 U.S. Veterans and Military Spouses by 2024

Amazon

Amazon announced plans to hire over 100,000 U.S. veterans and military spouses by 2024. Amazon currently employs over 40,000 veterans and military spouses across multiple businesses—from Operations to Alexa to Sustainability to Amazon Web Services (AWS)—and they all receive a starting wage of at least $15 per hour and have access to comprehensive benefits. “Amazon is … [More]

Staffing Shortage Causing Loss of Sales for Some Small Businesses, Says Survey

NFIB

The NFIB Research Center released its latest COVID-19 survey today on how the pandemic has affected small businesses. This is the 18th survey in the series and included in this edition is an update on SBA small business programs, sales levels, staffing shortage, and more. “Small businesses are making adjustments to their hiring practices to attract qualified … [More]

AZ Office of Tourism Launches Hospitality Industry Hiring Effort

Arizona Office of Tourism

The Arizona Office of Tourism is partnering with career development organizations Pipeline AZ and ARIZONA@WORK to launch a new initiative connecting job-seekers with thousands of career opportunities available right now across Arizona’s tourism and hospitality industry. This workforce development effort comes at a critical time, as people across the country are planning and … [More]

Their Take: Union Bill Threatens Innovation, Employment Across Arizona’s Tech Sector

by Steven G. Zylstra

Continuing to grow and nurture a thriving technology industry in Arizona is fundamental to the state’s economic recovery. That is why, as the one of the largest technology-driven trade associations in the country, the Arizona Technology Council is deeply concerned about legislation in the U.S. Senate that could stifle innovation, limit employment opportunities and threaten … [More]

UPS to Hire 200 in Phoenix Metro Area

UPS

UPS® announced that it expects to hire over 200 employees in the Phoenix Metropolitan area to support the unprecedented increase in ecommerce-related shipping. These jobs are permanent, part-time package handling positions in UPS sortation hubs and centers that can lead to a career. More than 56 percent of UPS’s current drivers and management staff were originally hired for … [More]

Aetna One Advocate Flagship Office is Filling 500 Professional Jobs

CVS Health

CVS Health announced a recent $6 million investment in new tenant improvements, and an additional 50,000 square feet of space at its flagship Aetna One Advocate office in Chandler, AZ. The site, located at 1255 S. Spectrum Boulevard, in the Allred Park Place development, now has capacity to serve more than 600,000 Aetna members.   Hiring is underway to fill an additional 500 … [More]

Amazon Hiring Across Fulfillment and Transportation, Including Arizona

Amazon

Amazon announced that it is hiring 75,000 people in its fulfillment and logistics network across the U.S. and Canada as it continues to expand its footprint and serve customers. Amazon recently announced pay increases across its fulfillment and transportation networks, and these open roles offer an average starting pay of over $17 per hour, plus sign-on bonuses in many … [More]

Why Whistleblowing Can Be Deadly to Your Career

Allison & Taylor

The act of whistleblowing can offer positive consequences, including peace of mind to the whistleblower; empowering fellow employees towards honesty and integrity; and in some instances, considerable financial remuneration. However, the act of whistleblowing can sometimes result in unforeseen negative consequences, in particular for the whistleblower who may find that their … [More]

Innovation & Technology Center Opens in Phoenix, Expanding Employment of Individuals with Autism 

The Precisionists, Inc.

The Precisionists, Inc. (TPI), a Wilmington, Delaware-based company that creates jobs for individuals across a broad range of disabilities, announces the opening of its Innovation & Technology Center (ITC) in Phoenix, AZ. The announcement comes just two years after it announced its expansion to the market as a part of the “Phoenix Precision Project,” and further solidifies … [More]

LinkedIn Names Amazon No. 1 Company Where Americans Want to Work in 2021

Amazon

LinkedIn named Amazon the No. 1 company where Americans want to work in 2021, up from No. 3 in 2019. Amazon ranked first on LinkedIn’s Top Companies list, an annual list that identifies the most sought-after places to work. Using data from LinkedIn’s 740 million members, LinkedIn’s Top Companies list is designed to help professionals identify the best companies to grow their … [More]

Their Take: Rebuild with Deaf/Deafblind/Hard of Hearing Employment Opportunities in Phoenix

by Sherri Collins 

With more than a year of the COVID-19 pandemic behind us, we are beginning to see more movement and activity in areas of society. The recent reduction of restrictions on businesses in the state will be a further step to returning to closer to what was known in the past. All this change – as more people are vaccinated – is a positive step for business, and ultimately for the … [More]

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]

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