January 16, 2018 BestCompaniesAZ

BestCompaniesAZ’s 4th Annual Military Career Event Set for March 7; Over a Thousand Jobs Available with Arizona’s Veteran Committed Employers

PHOENIX – Jan. 16, 2018 – BestCompaniesAZ is hosting its 4th annual Military Career Event in conjunction with Career Connectors and Birdies for the Brave® on Wednesday, March 7, 2018, at the North Phoenix Baptist Church Conference Center, 5757 N. Central Ave., Phoenix, AZ, 85012.  The Career Expo will be held from 9 AM – Noon where veterans can meet hiring representatives from more than 40 military-friendly, award winning employers. Attendees will also have the opportunity to participate in the hiring event that conducts job matching and potential interviews with hiring companies from 9 am – 3 pm on the day of the event.

The hiring and networking event is open to all military – active, retired, reservists — as well as their spouses and significant others. Visit MilitaryAZ.org for the registration link, event details, hiring companies, open positions and on-site resources.

“Military men and women are often celebrated for their leadership, team-building, organizational commitment, decision-making skills and advanced technical training skills,” says Denise Gredler, founder and CEO of BestCompaniesAZ. “Our goal is to bring together Arizona’s best employers and veteran resource groups to actively connect hundreds of qualified veterans with great companies who are hiring.”

BestCompaniesAZ’s Military Career Event is comprised of businesses, agencies and community partners that support the hiring, training and development of veterans. Veteran committed hiring companies include: Charles Schwab, Direct Energy, GoDaddy, Hyatt Regency Phoenix, Freedom Financial Network, State Farm, USAA, Vanguard, Allstate, NESCO Resource, Goodwill of Central and Northern Arizona, Staff Logic and many more. Many have won workplace awards such as Arizona’s Most Admired Companies, Top Companies to Work for in Arizona, FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For® in America, FORTUNE Most Admired Companies, Military Times Best for Vets Employers, or US Veterans Magazine’s Best of the Best.

The hiring event is sponsored by Cisco and the Arizona Roadmap to Veteran Employment, an initiative of the Arizona Department of Veterans’ Services and the Arizona Coalition for Military Families, in partnership with the Governor’s Office of Youth, Faith and Family and the Arizona Department of Economic Security. Additional event sponsors include Maricopa Community Colleges and Arizona State University.

Arizona veteran committed companies interested in sponsoring and participating in this event may contact Denise Gredler at dgredler@bestcompaniesAZ.com or call 480-545-5151 by January 31, 2018.

 

About BestCompaniesAZ – Arizona’s Employer Branding Partner
BestCompaniesAZ specializes in helping corporate clients develop, strengthen and market their unique employer brands through a variety of events, awards and communications programs.  For more information, visit BestCompaniesAZ.com. Interested sponsors can email military@bestcompaniesAZ.com  or call 480-545-5151.

About Career Connectors
Career Connectors’ mission is to connect professionals in career transition to hiring companies and quality resources. As Arizona’s fastest growing job seeker program, the organization hosts no-cost monthly job seeker events in Chandler/Gilbert, Phoenix, Glendale and North Scottsdale. For more information, visit careerconnectors.org, or call 480-442-5806.

About Birdies for the Brave®
Birdies for the Brave® is a national military outreach initiative proudly supported by the PGA TOUR.  Birdies for the Brave was originally created in 2006 by PGA TOUR player Phil Mickelson and his wife, Amy, to support combat-wounded veterans.  The PGA TOUR subsequently adopted Birdies for the Brave and expanded it to include a variety of military outreach initiatives, including military appreciation activities during PGA TOUR tournaments and a series Birdies for the Brave fundraising events conducted at the TOUR’s TPC clubs nationwide – an effort that has raised millions for military home front groups that are supported by TOUR players, which provide critical programs and services to meet the specialized needs of wounded heroes and military families.  For more information, please visit birdiesforthebrave.org or follow them on Facebook.