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Latest Economic Indicators for Navajo County
Navajo County Economic Data
Provided by the University of Arizona's Economic and Business Research Center
 

Links to International Job Possibilities
Looking for adventure or the chance to live in an exotic location? Or to work in a needy environment to have a positive impact on the world? Here are some links to aid your search:
Links posted by the U.S. Department of State
International Jobs Center
Going Global
Jobs Abroad
 

Bien - A New site for Businesses to Partner
Check out the site ConnectBien.com, which stands for: "Building an International Economic Network." The purpose of this site is to create a business-to-business e-platform to connect individual businesses across international boundaries. Businesses in Arizona, Mexico and Canada can directly contact each other in order to partner and grow their businesses. By providing information about your products and services, other businesses can see what you offer and find ways to collaborate in mutually-beneficial partnerships.

Glassdoor is a career community for job seekers.
Glassdoor is a career community for job seekers with salaries, company reviews, and interview experiences posted by employees. Patrons can also apply directly for jobs and setup email job alerts. Use this button for full access!


Career Networking
For more information on how to best use LinkedIn.com, please visit these links:
7 Ways to Get More Out of LinkedIn
The Unofficial LinkedIn User Guide
100+ Smart Ways to Use LinkedIn


Part-Time Opportunities

Rural America's Highest (and Lowest) Pay
Please click here to see maps and charts showing the rural counties with the highest average yearly compensation - and the lowest.
NursingExplorer
Nurses are always in demand. The Department of Labor lists Registered Nursing as a top occupation for job growth through at least the next decade. Find out more.
Certified Nursing Assistant Classes
Learning about becoming a Certified Nursing Assistant at CNAclasses.org.

Choosing a Career
The Occupational Outlook Handbook from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics describes what workers do on the job, working conditions, the training and education needed, earnings, and expected job prospects in a wide range of occupations. Also, here is a list of the fastest growing occupations and occupations projected to have the largest numerical increases in employment between 2014 and 2024, by level of postsecondary education or training.
 
InsideCareerInfo.com is a searchable collection of hundreds of candid career reports written by "insiders", successful professionals who are actually doing the job.
 
In the third annual report, we poured through reviews shared by employees in the last 12 months to identify the highest rated companies for career opportunities.
 
CareerPath.com is designed to assist you in making the right career decision - a decision that meets your unique interests and personality. The following services are offered to lead you down the right path: Self-Assessment Testing, Career Guidance Resources, Professional Development Resources, and Perspectives on Work/Life Balance.
 
Wetfeet.com provides insightful profiles of companies, careers, and industries to guides job seekers toward finding the right career, the right industry, the right company, and the right job for them.
 
Green Career Suggestions from the Bureau of Labor Statistics. The information available for occupations includes: wages, expected job prospects, what workers do on the job, working conditions, and necessary education, training, and credentials.
 
Teaching-Certification.com serves as a resource for potential teachers and students researching the state requirements for teaching certification.



Career Transitions

Job Help for Veterans
 Veterans job help
AdvisorNet is a nonprofit organization assisting returning  veterans to find their next career. Veterans connect with business leaders to
    ▶ Ask experts about career development
    ▶ Get advice on resumes & interviewing
    ▶ Receive tips about building a small business
 
Anyone with business or career expertise can also sign up as an advisor to assist veterans.
 
 

Job Training
"Practice" Online Job Application
(before you try the real thing) 
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Learning Express Library (LearnATest) Free practice tests (GED, SAT, ASVAB, Realtor and many more)--(To log in, use only the first 14 digits of your public library card number). This database also includes the full-text Test Booklets,Study Guides (ASVAB, SAT, GED, Real estate, CBEST, Math, etc.), that you can access online after you log in.
 
Free Classes to Make You More Marketable
  GCFLearnFree.org
Are you uncertain whether your skills are good enough for the job market? Need to refresh or learn new computer skills? Improve your writing ability? How to use social media?
GCF LearnFree.org has over 125 courses that are completely free for you to brush up or learn some of the skills that employers are looking for in the current job market. Some courses are in Spanish also. Check out GCF LearnFree.org to help you become more competitive as you look for employment or seek advancement in your job
.

 
 
 

Online Job Listings & Classified Ads
 
General
Arizona Republic
Careerbuilder.com
CareerJet.com
College Recruiter
Craigslist.org (Flagstaff)
Craigslist.org (Phoenix)
HotJobs.com (Yahoo!)
Indeed.com
JobCentral.com
Jobing.com
Juju.com
LinkUp.com
Monster.com
SimplyHired.com
SnagAJob.com (Hourly)
White Mountain Independent
ZipRecruiter
Adults 50+ may find the AARP job site helpful.
 
Specialized Fields
Acting/entertainment: Castcaller.com
ConstructionJobs.com
ArizonaEducationJobs.com
Dice.com (Technology)
HealthcareJobsite.com
Marketing and Digital Media: TalentZoo
SalesJobs.com
Internships.com


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State of Arizona Resources
 
Locations of One-Stop Career Centers around Arizona
A main feature of Title I of the Workforce Investment Act (WIA) of 1998 is the creation of a One-Stop customer delivery system. Through this system, customers can access a broad range of employment-related and training services at a single point-of-entry.
Virtual OneStop is your online access point to Job Listings and other specialty services at no cost.
 
AzCIS (Arizona Career Information System) The Arizona Department of Education, Career and Technical Education is pleased to offer AzCIS free online to all Arizona residents. AzCIS is designed to provide educational, career, and occupational information to help students in making better-informed career and school choices.
 
Family Assistance Administration - The FAA offers benefits such as Cash Assistance, Food Stamps, Medical Assistance, and State Public Assistance to eligible children, individuals, and families. To learn more about the specific program, click on the program.


Directory of Local Navajo County Employers | Small Business Resources | Native American Employment Resources | Job Training Job Listings | Choosing a Career | State of Arizona Resources

Career and Job Information Links

Directory of Local Navajo County Employers

Government Jobs
U.S. Federal Jobs (Postal Service, USDA, BIA, Parks, etc. - can search by local zip codes)Government Jobs
U.S. Forest Service
State of Arizona Jobs (Dept of Corrections, ADOT, etc.)
Navajo County Jobs
City of Holbrook Jobs
City of Show Low Jobs
City of Winslow Jobs
Town of Pinetop-Lakeside Jobs
Town of Snowflake Jobs
Town of Taylor Jobs
White Mountain Jobs
 
School Jobs
Northland Pioneer College
Blue Ridge (Lakeside) Unified School District #32
Bureau of Indian Education Jobs (AZ)
Cedar Unified School District #25
Heber-Overgaard Unified School District #6School Job
Holbrook Unified School District #3
Hopi Junior/Senior High School
Joseph City Unified School District #2
Kayenta Unified School District #27
Piñon Unified School District #4
Show Low Unified School District #10
Snowflake Unified School District #5
Whiteriver Unified School District #20
Winslow Unified School District #1
 
Health Care
ABRiO Family Services  (Positions in Arizona)
Summit Healthcare Regional Medical Center (Show Low)Heath Care Job
Little Colorado Medical Center (Winslow)   
Indian Health Service 
Show Low EMS
ChangePoint Integrated Health
Winslow Campus of Care
Winslow Indian Health Care Center
Renal Care Group
Sunrise Ambulatory Surgical Center - Show Low, AZ
TLC Supported Living Services of Arizona
 
Utility/Communications/Industry/Transportation Jobs
Arizona Public Service (Electricity)
Navopache Electric CooperativeIndustrial Job
UniSource Energy Services (Gas)
CableOne (Cable TV/Internet)
CellularOne (Phone/Internet)
CenturyLink (Phone/Internet)
Hatch Toyota
Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railway
Copperstate Farms
Coronado Generating Station (Salt River Project)
Freeport-McMoRan Copper and Gold
Peabody Energy
 
Retailers
WalmartReatail Jobs
Safeway
Bashas'
Lowe's
Home Depot
Discount Tire
Dollar General
Family Dollar
Aaron's
O'Reilly Auto Parts
K-Mart/Sears
NAPA Auto Parts
Pilot-Flying J Travel Plazas
Maverik
Love's Truck Stops
Tractor Supply Company
 
Food Service
Arby'sFast food worker
Burger King
Denny's
Domino's Pizza
Jack in the Box
KFC
McDonald's
Pizza Hut
Taco Bell
Wendy's

Other
State Farm Insurance

Native American Employment Resources
 
Hopi Tribe
Human Resources Dept: 928-734-3212
Send Correspondence to:
Hopi Tribe/Human ResourcesReservation Jobs
Attn: Lisa Pawwinnee, Manager
P.O. Box 123,Kykotsmovi, AZ 86039, 928-734-6611 (Fax)
 
Hopi Reservation Jobs
 
Navajo Nation
Navajo Nation Job Vacancies
Navajo Area Indian Health Services Jobs
Navajo Tribal Utility Authority Job Openings
Navajo Housing Authority Jobs
Navajo Department of Workforce Development
 
White Mountain Apache Tribe
WMAT Human Resources Position Vacancies
Hon-Dah Resort-Casino Employment
White Mountain Apache Regional Behavioral Health Authority

Arizona economy update
The Arizona Commerce Authority reports that data from the Bureau of Economic Activity shows that Arizona was among the top five states for GDP growth in 2017, as job and population gains contributed to a 3.2 percent increase. Click here to see the real personal income for states and metropolan areas in 2016. The W.P. Carey School of Business at ASU forecasts that Arizona will add around 69,000 new jobs this year — up from 63,000 in 2017 — growing to 85,000 projected new jobs in 2019.
 
Google Places for Your Business - Tutorial from Techboomers
How to Get Your Business on Google Places + 5 Reasons to Do It
It’s no secret that Google dominates much of the space online, especially when it comes to navigation, and providing useful information about businesses, including their hours of operation, how to access their website, and how to get in touch with them. If you own a business, making this information easily accessible from a basic Google search is key to bringing new business in.

Google is increasingly creating new tools (and improving their old tools) for helping businesses with outreach and marketing. One of the best ways that do this is with Google Places. This service can help you bring in new business, reach out to people who wouldn’t otherwise have known about you, and so much more.
 
Apps to Help Build Your resume
Are you new to the job market, and trying to make a resume that will impress potential employers? Are you hopping back into the job market, and need help buffing up that resume? Or are you simply updating your resume to make sure it's ready for when you do have to look for a new job? Building or improving a resume can be hard on your own.

TechBoomers has taken a look around and settled on 8 of the best apps around to help build (or improve) your resume.  Click here to take a look. 
Navajo County's Employment Figures - previous 6 months
Click here for a chart of Navajo County, AZ's employment figures showing the unemployment rates, number of employees in various nonfarm industries, and the number of residential permits over a recent 6-month span.
Navajo Translators Needed

wintranslation is looking for individuals who are fluent in Navajo, and are capable of translating documents on different subjects. Do you possess these skills? If so, click here for more information.
 
Business Plan Guides
If you're thinking of starting a business, a plan is critical. Click here for the Ultimate Business Plan Guide which will take you step-by-step through the process.
 
Here is another business plan guide written by Prof. Dennis Masino and Jackie Giuliano, Ph.D, titled 'Starting a Business and Writing a Business Plan' covering the following key areas:
  •  How to Conduct an Industry Analysis
  • How to do a Competitor Analysis
  •  How to do a Product Feature Comparison
  • How to Conduct Market Research
  •  Overview of The Key Elements of a Business Plan
  •  + 70 Additional Resources to Aid Readers in the Process.

Got a Business Idea?
These organizations and companies are among many offering help to startup companies:

Got a Business Idea?


Arizona Commerce Authority, azcommerce.com.

Small Business Administration, sba.gov.

Stealthmode Partners, Stealthmode.com.

Gangplank, Gangplankhq.com.

Virtual Incubator Network, www.nacce.com.


 

6 Human Jobs That Computers Will Never Replace
from MakeUseOf.com
"Computers can drive cars now. What does that mean for us as a society? As technology advances and computers learn to perform human tasks with greater efficiency than even humans themselves, how many of us will be left in the dust? Is there a way to ensure that we remain irreplaceable as workers? The threat is still far in the future, so there’s no need to panic about it yet. However, the younger you are, the more you should be concerned. Which career paths should you choose to guard against automation takeover?"  Read the entire article.
 

Truck driver shortage
Truck Driver
 
Data from the JobsInMotion.com website suggests that employers need more truck drivers than are available. 56% of current truck drivers are over 44 years old, and as they retire the shortage may get worse.
 
Access the site to find what jobs are available for drivers, mechanics, cargo and freight agents, logistics managers, and more. 
 
 

New Content for LearningExpress Library 3.0

If you haven't yet accessed LearningExpress Library, version 3.0 has new resources and a brand new School Center with content aligned to the Common Core State Standards (CCSS). Highlights of the new resources include:

New School Center
The School Center is organized and aligned to the Common Core State Standards and includes many new resources and features. Resources will continue to be added in the coming months. If your library has a direct link to the School Center, you will need to remove the existing link and replace it with the new link that will take effect on August 4th. Instructions for direct linking can be found on page 3 of the Logos & Images tab on the Administrator link, located in the grey footer of any page on your LearningExpress Library website.

New Practice Tests and Tutorials
There are new practice tests and tutorials in the High School Equivalency Center for the HiSET®and TASC test, plus new practice tests and an introductory tutorial for the Spanish-language version of the 2014 GED® test.

New eBooks & Flash Reviews
Our library of downloadable eBooks continues to grow, with new titles in almost every center and Flash Reviews for Nursing Assistant/Nurse Aide, Pharmacy Technician, and TOEFL iBT®.

New Computer Tutorials
PowerPoint 2013 courses for basic, intermediate, and advanced levels, and a PowerPoint 2013: What's New tutorial. This extends the collection of Microsoft Office 2013 products (Word, Access, Project, and Excel) for libraries that have Computer Skills and Popular Software Tutorials. Older versions of Microsoft Office products are being removed.

Updated Products
More than 35 products were updated to take advantage of all the new features in LearningExpress Library 3.0.

Check out this great resource! 


35 top Arizona entrepreneurs 35 and younger
Here is the link to the Arizona Republic newspaper's annual list of up-and- coming entrepreneurs in Arizona who chose to find their own path to success when the job market has been bleak and the corporate ladder difficult to climb. Their successes are in a variety of fields or industries.

100 Best Websites For Entrepreneurs
Entrepreneur
Check out the annual list from Forbes  of websites with good advice for various aspects of starting a business.
 
You can also download the following business magazines free with your library card through your library's subscription to Zinio:
 
Bloomberg BusinessWeek
The Economist
Forbes
Harper's
Kiplinger's Personal Finance
Shop Smart
 

Dedicated Job Computer at Your Library
Looking for a job? Have you used the new Job Workstation at your local library reserved for the jobseeker? Take the time you need to write your resume, send a letter to respond to a job ad, look for jobs online, submit an online application, and more. 

Here is the Job workstation at the Kayenta Community Library. Make use of this valuable resource to make the job search easier.

 
 
Education-Portal.com's Career Counseling & Job Search Center offers free online videos and other tools to help you find a job or decide on a career. Their resources can help you find your path from the classroom to the office that's right for you. See what they have to offer!

Other Helpful Sites
Arizona Job Connection – https://www.azjobconnection.gov/ders/ea/wcmrs/
JobManji - http://www.jobmanji.com/
mySkills myFuture – http://www.myskillsmyfuture.org/
My Next Move – http://www.mynextmove.org/
My Next Move (VETS) – http://www.mynextmove.org/vets/
Job and Career Accelerator – http://learnatest.com/
Shmoop - Occupation Finder - http://www.shmoop.com/careers/
Shmoop - Military Family Resources - http://www.shmoop.com/military-family-resources/
JobApplicationsOnline.com - http://www.jobapplicationsonline.com/

Small Business Resources
Small Business Development Center National Information Clearinghouse
U.S. Small Business Administration
Business Plans Handbook
Business Plan Center with a Library of Real Business Plans
Entrepreneur Magazine's Guides to Starting a Business
SCORE: Counselors to America's Small Business
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