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“GETTING HIRED BY THE BEST”
Career Connectors May 14 Networking Event Features
BestCompaniesAZ and Arizona’s Award-Winning Companies
PHOENIX, Ariz., (May 8, 2015) – Career Connectors, a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization, is partnering with BestCompaniesAZ for its upcoming networking event, “Getting Hired by the Best,” on Thursday, May 14, at Highlands Church in Scottsdale, 9050 E. Pinnacle Peak Rd.
The meeting includes three one- hour segments, from 9 a.m. – Noon. Admission is free. Preregistration recommended. Attendees are encouraged to arrive early, bring a resume and dress in business attire. The hiring event features Valley companies that have earned prestigious state and national workplace awards, such as Arizona’s Most Admired Companies, CareerBuilder’s 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, and other company awards. For a full schedule, more information or to preregister, click careerconnectors.org, or call 480-442-5806.
“Getting Hired by the Best,” kicks off with keynote speaker Kevin Dumcum, a business and workforce developer who specializes in personal branding and career management. Second-hour presenters include Denise Gredler with BestCompaniesAZ and hiring company representatives from USAA, Orion Health, ClearCall Solutions, and Charles Schwab. BestCompaniesAZ will provide tips on how to find the right company culture, and each hiring company and presenter will share information on their award-winning company, culture, and current professional career openings. The third hour provides face-to-face meeting time with employers, resume review, business portraits, social media and LinkedIn coaching, and other educational opportunities.
Since its launch in July 2009, Career Connectors has organized 281 events with over 300 featured employers, and to date have served over 20,000 attendees. The nonprofit’s LinkedIn Group now exceeds 4,700 members with new additions daily. Career Connectors remains one of Arizona’s fastest growing job seeker programs in the Valley, and earned a spot in the Phoenix Business Journal’s “The Top Five Phoenix-area networking associations” in 2014, 2013, 2012 and 2011.
What: Career Connectors “Getting Hired by the Best” with Best Companies AZ.
Where: Highlands Church, 9050 E. Pinnacle Peak Road, Scottsdale.
Date and Time: Thursday, May 14, from 9 a.m. – Noon
Topic: “Getting Hired By the Best”
Hiring Companies: USAA, Orion Health, ClearCall Solutions, Charles Schwab
About Career Connectors
Career Connectors mission is to connect professionals in career transition to hiring companies and quality resources. As Arizona’s fastest growing job seeker program, the organization hosts no cost job seeker events in Chandler/Gilbert, Phoenix and North Scottsdale. At each event, Career Connectors showcases hiring companies, and offers free services including educational
opportunities, DISC assessments, resume review, LinkedIn, professional business portraits, networking tips, interview coaching and one-on-one face time with hiring companies. Founded by Jessica Pierce in 2009, the 501 (c)3 nonprofit organization has served more than 20,000 attendees, and worked with over 300 hiring companies. Pierce is a 2014 ATHENA Award nominee and a 2013 Woman Who Moves the Valley recipient.
Career Connectors works with a multiple of corporate partners and employers including Charles Schwab, Canyon State Institute, City of Phoenix, Dynamic Worldwide Training Consultants,
Education Management Corporation, Revana, TTY Career College, Verizon Wireless, and others. For more information, visit careerconnectors.org, or call 480-442-5806.