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☷ City of Avondale Arkansas - Avondale Local EDGE and Career Connectors Hold Career Expo
City of Avondale , state Arkansas ( By Press Release office)
Avondale Local EDGE and Career Connectors
Hold Career Expo
Avondale Local Edge and Career Connectors will host an in - person Career Expo to support local Avondale businesses with their 2022 hiring needs . This career expo will be held on Thursday , May 5 , 2022 from 11 a . m . to 2 p . m . at the new Avondale Visitor & Conference Center , located at 11490 W . Civic Center Drive . This event is free to both employers and job candidates alike .
Job candidates will meet and network with top employers from multiple industries located in Avondale currently hiring for hundreds of open positions . Candidates have an opportunity to explore a variety of positions from entry - level to executive .
“It is an exciting time for those re - entering the workforce , looking for a new opportunity or considering a career change , ” said Ken Chapa , Avondale’s Economic and Tourism Director . “Avondale businesses are offering quality entry - level to advanced positions and we encourage our local talent to live , work and grow right here in the Southwest Valley . ”
This is the second in a series of career expos that will be hosted by Avondale Local EDGE in the coming months . Funded through the American Rescue Plan Act , the city will support industries impacted by the COVID - 19 pandemic , such as healthcare , information technology , manufacturing , and logistics by matching qualified job candidates with local open positions . Also , local education partners – Estrella Mountain Community College and West - MEC – will also be in attendance to highlight upskilling and career education opportunities .
Jessica Pierce , Founder/CEO of Career Connectors said: “City of Avondale and Career Connectors share a mission to connect residents with the right opportunities and assist companies in identifying the ideal candidates for their open positions . This creates stronger , more sustainable communities . With the continued business expansion in Arizona , partnering with complementary resources to increase capacity and provide a comprehensive career track is critical . In partnership , we can meet escalating workforce needs of the Greater Avondale business market . This Career Expo is part of the solution!”
Job seekers must register in advance at
https://careerconnectors . org/avondale
About Avondale Local EDGE
Avondale Local EDGE is an initiative of the Avondale Office of Economic Development , providing high - quality programming , comprehensive support tools , and resources , with multiple opportunities for businesses to network . Programming includes timely and relevant educational events , interactive networking , and business appreciation all year long . Avondale businesses are encouraged to take advantage of the programs and services offered by Avondale Local EDGE: AvondaleLocalEDGE . com and on Facebook , LinkedIn , Twitter and Instagram: @AvondaleEDGE
About Career Connectors
Career Connectors ' mission is to elevate communities by empowering job seekers , employers and service providers . As Arizona ' s fastest growing job candidate program , the organization hosts no - cost job candidate events virtually , and across Arizona . At each event , Career Connectors showcases hiring companies and offers free services , including résumé reviews , LinkedIn coaching , networking tips , interview coaching , one - on - one face time with hiring companies educational opportunities , and DISC assessments . Founded by Jessica Pierce in 2009 , the 501 ( c ) 3 nonprofit organization has served more than 47 , 000 people and featured over 800 hiring companies . For more information , visit CareerConnectors . org , or call 480 - 442 - 5806 .
Avondale , Arizona is a community where people share a deep sense of pride in what has been accomplished and how far we have come . In Avondale , there is strong belief that the blending of a broad spectrum of cultures comes from a true sense of harmony throughout the community . Here , people and businesses are welcomed with open arms and supported in a way that exemplifies a dynamic , intelligent and driven city , ready to take on the future . Avondale is Aspiring . Achieving . Accelerating .
11465 W . Civic Center Drive , Avondale , AZ 85323 · ( 623 ) 333 - 1600 · www . avondaleaz . gov
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