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Arizona is expected to see a 3.1 percent increase in jobs in 2014, the second-highest growth rate in the nation. Economists say the relatively high numbers are a return to the norm for Arizona, which typically had higher job-growth rates than other states before the recession hit.
As businessman Jim Click finished a spirited conversation with a young, disabled man at the DREAM Job Fair on Wednesday morning, he shook his hand, and turned away with tears in his eyes.
(NAPSI)—For many young people, traditional paths to successful careers do not always take a straight, well-marked line.
Job Corps is a residential job-training program for disadvantaged young people. (NAPS)
Mr. Strangio is complaining because he was stopped for the third time, doing 41 in a 30 mph? You say you are here to be closer to your children. I wonder what you would say if someone was doing 41 in a 30 mph zone and hit one of them.
After a short talk, Tucsonan Jared Skoda, who has autism, shakes the hand of Citi recruiting coordinator Chelsie Park during the DREAM Job Fair last week. The job fair, which brought in 350 people, was for those with disabilities.
Donovan Osborn was at the DREAM Job Fair last week to see what jobs are out there and to make some contacts.
Jerry White, Northwest Medical Center’s human resource business partner, speaks to Seth Barkett and his mother Leda Barkett during the job fair last week in Tucson.
Erich Goodenkavf fills out an application for Jim Click Automotive. Goodenkavf is a recent graduate who was looking for anyone who will hire him.
Seth Barkett and his mother Leda Barkett look over a list of job openings that Northwest Medical Center has to offer. Jobs range from an entry-level position to a professional-level position.
Robert Algeo fills out an application during the DREAM Job Fair at the Hotel Tucson City Center last week.
After running unopposed in the primary election, Democrat Nancy Young Wright will look to defeat Republican candidate Ally Miller in the General Election for a seat for Pima County Board of Supervisors, District 1.
Republican Ally Miller is a newcomer to the political arena, but her name is quickly becoming known around Tucson, evident in her defeat of State Rep. Vic Williams, Mike Hellon, and Stuart McDaniel in the Republican primary election for Pima County Board of Supervisors, District 1.
As Congresswoman Gabrielle Giffords continues to recover from the Jan. 8 assassination attempt in Houston, her staff member Ron Barber returned to work this week in Tucson.
The Friends of the Oro Valley Public Library have recognized two of its volunteers by honoring one as the volunteer of the decade and the other as the volunteer of the year.
Oro Valley Planning and Zoning Director Sarah More has accepted a job with the town of Sahuarita.
The Marana Town Council has selected six candidates it wants to interview for its municipal judge vacancy.
You'd be hard pressed to find anyone who knows Oro Valley's streets as well as Charles Williams' crew.
(BPT) - Graduating students are out in droves trying to find jobs that will enhance their careers. But before beginning the resume and interviewing process, there are certain do’s and don’ts that students should be aware of so they will be competitive in today’s limited job market.
Ever since Pharrell Williams bounced into our lives singing the Happy song, I can’t stop hearing the Happy song. You simply can’t avoid it. It’s on the radio, television, elevators, airports, our computers and in the middle of my soft taco dinner this week at a friendly restaurant. My wife had it on a loop on her laptop playing it over and over again until I finally ran screaming from the house. Folks on the Internet from across the globe are dancing to the tune that apparently makes them happy, happy, happy.