For immediate release: February 15, 2023
Avondale Edge and Career Connectors will host an in-person Hiring Expo to support local Avondale businesses with their 2023 hiring needs. This free in-person hiring expo will connect job seekers to more than 20 hiring companies. This event is free to both employers and job candidates.
Date: Wednesday, February 22, 2023
Time: 12:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
Location: Avondale Visitor & Conference Center located at 11490 Civic Center Dr. Avondale, AZ 85323.
Job seekers can register for free at this link: https://app.careerconnectors.org/avondale
Job seekers will have the opportunity to meet and network with 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. High school juniors and seniors will be attending from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. as well to discuss job openings, internships, apprenticeships, and future career pathway opportunities.
Hiring companies in attendance include Agua Fria High School District #216, Alaska USA Federal Credit Union, Albertsons, Avondale Elementary School District, Boswell Transitional Care of Cascadia, Census Bureau, City of Avondale Human Resources, Clearsky Healthcare, Elwood Staffing Goodyear, Good Neighbor Support Services, Hilton Garden Inn Avondale, Home Building Academy, Integrated Medical Services, Legends Furniture, Littleton Elementary School District #65, Nesco Resource, NOAH, Proverbs Group Home LLC, Rio Salado Community College, Southwest Key Programs, The Exchange, The Literacy Lab, and WESCO.
“It is an exciting time for those entering or 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 first in a series of career & hiring expos that will be hosted by Avondale EDGE in the coming year of 2023. Funded through the American Rescue Plan Act, the city will support growing industries such as healthcare, information technology, manufacturing, and logistics by matching qualified job candidates with local open positions.
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 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!”
About Avondale EDGE
Avondale 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 EDGE: AvondaleEDGE.com and on Facebook, LinkedIn, Twitter and Instagram: @AvondaleEDGE
About Career Connectors
Career Connectors is innovating how people land careers and employers build talent. As Arizona’s fastest-growing employment services program, check out our unparalleled breadth of offerings at www.CareerConnectors.org or call 480-442-5806.