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Help...I Lost My Job! - This section of the Arizona Workforce Informer is designed to be a guide to provide information to help you through this difficult time: obtaining Unemployment Insurance Benefits, Stretching Your Unemployment Check, Links to Labor Laws, and more.
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.
Top 100 Arizona Non-Government Employers
Click here to access the list of the top 100 non-government employers in Arizona according to the Arizona Republic. Number 1 is Banner Health with 38,527 employees, followed by Walmart, Kroger Co. (Fry's), and Wells Fargo. Some big gainers were O'Reilly Automotive, Sprouts Farmers Market, and Discount Tire.
Arizona Companies Hiring in Mayl
The Arizona Republic recently posted a list of more than a dozen Arizona companies who are seeking to hire more than 100 new employees in May. Take a look to see what types of job growth is found our state is right now.
Free Classes to Make You More Marketable
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.
Directory of Local Navajo County Employers
Native American Employment Resources
Navajo Area Indian Health Services Jobs
Navajo Tribal Utility Authority Job Openings
Navajo Housing Authority Jobs
Got a Business Idea?
These organizations and companies are among many offering help to startup companies:
Arizona Commerce Authority, azcommerce.com.
Small Business Administration, sba.gov.
Stealthmode Partners, Stealthmode.com.
Business Plan Guides
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.
6 Human Jobs That Computers Will Never Replace
Truck driver shortage
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.
More than 35 products were updated to take advantage of all the new features in LearningExpress Library 3.0.
100 Best Websites For Entrepreneurs
Dedicated Job Computer at Your Library
Other Helpful Sites
Arizona Job Assistance Centers http://jobhelp.azlibrary.gov/
JobManji - http://www.jobmanji.com/
My Next Move http://www.mynextmove.org/
My Next Move (VETS) http://www.mynextmove.org/vets/
Job and Career Accelerator http://learnatest.com/
Upcoming Arizona Job Fairs & Career Info
Small Business Resources