The Greater Phoenix Chamber Foundation is proud to announce a new partnership with Career Connectors to launch AZ Careers NOW, a series of free hiring events that will connect Valley employers with the talent they need and job seekers with the careers, training, and resources to succeed in today’s workforce.

Within the next 10 years Arizona job growth is expected to continue expanding, especially in the following industries:

  • Construction – anticipated new jobs
  • Finance and Insurance – 40,000 anticipated new jobs
  • Healthcare – 204,000 anticipated new jobs (50% growth excepted)
  • IT and Cybersecurity – 7,300 anticipated new jobs
  • Manufacturing – 38,000 anticipated new jobs
  • Transportation and Logistics – 51,000 anticipated new jobs

AZ Careers NOW hosts a combination of virtual and in-person events enabling hiring managers and job seekers to connect in the most meaningful and convenient ways. The website, www.azcareersnow.com, is THE Go-To Place for state hiring events which will be the catalyst to employ Arizonans in high-wage, high-demand occupations.

Arizona is expected to have more than 600,000 construction career openings to fill in the next by the end of 2026.

Join us at our next hiring expo on Thursday, June 23rd from 3:30 – 6 p.m. p.m. at Gateway Community College – Central City. Construction industry employers will host booths in a career fair format to network with potential candidates. Educators will be on-site to discuss certification and training opportunities. Contact Paul Sanders, psanders@phoenixchamber.com to register.

“The Greater Phoenix Chamber Foundation has long advocated for the construction industry through its construction workforce collaborative, Build Your Future Arizona,” said Jennifer Mellor, chief innovation officer, Greater Phoenix Chamber Foundation. “We understand how vital it is for this industry’s talent pipeline to remain strong. Arizona is growing and construction employers urgently need to connect with job seekers to ensure that we have the skilled people and resources to maintain this growth. That is why AZ Careers NOW is committed to offering hiring expos like this that are free of cost to employers. Our objective is to bring eager job seekers straight to your recruiters and help connect them to training resources along the way.”

Employers can view all upcoming hiring events and register here. Job seekers can view all upcoming hiring events here.

AZ Careers NOW is a program of the Greater Phoenix Chamber Foundation in partnership with Career Connectors. Its events are made possible thanks to the support of Maricopa County.

About the Greater Phoenix Chamber Foundation
The
Greater Phoenix Chamber Foundation (the Foundation) convenes and catalyzes business, education, and community to enhance college and career readiness, develop a stronger workforce, and build healthier communities throughout Arizona.

The Foundation, a 501c3 nonprofit organization, leads the charitable and education initiatives of the Greater Phoenix Chamber under the four pillars of educationworkforce developmentwellness, and research. Through strong alignment between education, business, and community, the Foundation prepares individuals for college and career and serves as an intermediary to convey workforce needs and champion scalable workforce solutions. In addition, the Foundation makes Arizona and the Greater Phoenix region known as destinations for healthy talent and healthy communities through workplace wellness efforts and publishes data-driven research to inform policymakers, business leaders, and the general public.

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.

 

 

 

 

Posted by Annelise Patterson