Looking for work? Employers announce more job fairs, hiring efforts around metro Phoenix – The Arizona Republic

by | Apr 19, 2022 | Jobs

From pastries to the Postal Service, plenty of jobs remain unfilled around the Phoenix area, and employers continue to announce events to attract workers.Arizona’s unemployment rate in March stood at 3.3%, according to the federal Bureau of Labor Statistics. That was a bit lower than the national jobless rate of 3.6%.Multiple employers offering interviewsThousands of jobs are potentially up for grabs at a job fair in Tempe on Tuesday.The event at the DoubleTree by Hilton Phoenix Tempe, located at 2100 S. Priest Dr., will run from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Job seekers are encouraged to arrive early, bring plenty of resumes and dress ready to interview.Featured companies/exhibitors include Holsum Bakery, Associated Retina Consultants, Security Industry Specialists, Schuff Steel, J Curve Technologies, Champion Home Builder, Gila River Hotels & Casinos, Microchip, Desert Diamond Casinos & Entertainment, Fry’s Food Stores, Blue Signal, Cutter, Parker & Sons, Piedmont Airlines and Disability Access Consultants.Others include the Arizona Department of Public Safety, Boys and Girls Club of Greater Scottsdale, Mondelez International, Lifewell Behavioral Wellness, Scottsdale Police Department, First Credit Union, Turbo Insurance Group, Terros Health, Bankers Life, Salt River Project, Arizona @ Work, Arizona Department of Economic Security, Blink and Truly Nolen.Looking for your tax refund?:Deadlines, free help, extensions and what else to know about filingBakery workers neededPhoenix-based Café Valley Bakery is looking to make 200 or more new hires while retaining existing employees at its production facility in west Phoenix.Starting pay ranges from $17 to $19 an hour, depending on the shift.The company is offering open interviews every Monday from 9 a.m. to noon and Tuesdays from 9 a.m. to 11 a.m. at its facility located at 7000 W. Buckeye Road in Phoenix.The company (cafevalley.com) makes muffins, cakes, turnovers, croissants and other bakery products for customers throughout the U.S. and some foreign markets.  Job openings at restaurant chainAngry Crab Shack, a chain of Asian-Cajun restaurants, is seeking cooks, dishwashers and …

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