ARIZONA@WORK maintains the state’s largest jobs database, the Arizona Job Connection (www.azjobconnection.gov), which features thousands of workforce opportunities for eager job seekers. But before you apply for your dream job, it’s crucial to take some time to ensure you’ve put in the work that will set you apart from the competition.
October is Domestic Violence Awareness Month. The Governor's Office of Youth, Faith and Family and the Department of Economic Security work with the community to provide shelter and support for survivors of domestic abuse.
In its FY19 budget, the State made a $1 million investment to support the vital missions of Arizona’s food banks. This investment will enhance the health and nutrition of Arizonans in need, enable Arizona farmers to donate more of their tax-deductible produce that cannot be sold, and keep nutritious foods out of landfills.
DES recognizes September as National Deaf Awareness Month and aims to assist all Arizonans with disabilities to complete their educational goals and obtain gainful employment. Read about how DES helped a retired chef reenter Arizona’s workforce despite his hearing loss.
Arizona employers report wanting staff who can do more than just the everyday job duties. Their ideal candidates will not only be equipped with the hard skills needed to excel, but also have soft skills to communicate and behave appropriately in the workplace. So what are hard and soft skills? Learn more about the qualities that employers seek including the top 6 six soft skills that are key for success.
Falls Prevention Awareness Day is September 22. The DES Division of Aging and Adult Services works with community partners like the Arizona Falls Prevention Coalition to provide helpful tips, information and resources to older adults.
Niel Nielson's family is grateful for the services that the DES Division of Developmental Disabilities (DDD) provides. He sought a position within the Division, applying his professional experience in contract management as a means of giving back.