Career Resources

Career Connectors

A Phoenix-area non-profit organization that provides advice and resources for professionals in career transition and those looking for their first true career. The organization holds half-day events four weeks each month at various locations around the Phoenix area, including:

Find out more at https://careerconnectors.org

Best Companies AZ
The 100 Best Arizona Companies

They’re the ones you read about because of all the good they accomplish. The innovations. The community service. The fun activities. They are major, established multinational brands – and they are also tech upstarts, disrupting the California stereotype by locating in the Silicon Desert. They are diverse in many ways, but they all have made the commitment to be outstanding.

Website: https://bestcompaniesaz.com/

Veteran-Committed Employers: https://bestcompaniesaz.com/best-veteran-employers-phoenix-arizona/

Goodwill Career Centers

When you set foot in a Goodwill career center, you’re one step closer to landing a job. Just last year, they placed more than 44,000 people in jobs with hundreds of companies throughout central and northern Arizona. This was all possible thanks to the countless donations they receive on a daily basis. 

Website: https://www.goodwillaz.org/employment-services/

Online Career Services: https://www.goodwillaz.org/careerservices/

Find a Career Center: https://www.goodwillaz.org/locations/?filter=career-center

St. Joseph the Worker
The mission of St. Joseph the Worker is to assist homeless, low-income and other disadvantaged individuals in their efforts to become self-sufficient through quality employment.  The agency’s proven employment model provides one-on-one support, computer and Internet access, professional clothing, resume development, mock interviews, financial coaching, certification and licensure fees, tools, safety equipment, and the transportation needed to obtain and sustain employment. SJW is the conduit to connect job seekers to jobs – with a hand up, not a hand out—building on existing strengths and reducing or eliminating any barriers to employment.
Website: https://www.sjwjobs.org/

Address: 1125 W. Jackson St., Phoenix, AZ 85007              Phone: 602.417.9854

Address: 6850 W. Indian School Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85033    Phone: 623.237.7856

Email:      info@sjwjobs.org

Mail to:    P.O. Box 13503, Phoenix, AZ 85002

What's Your Why?

Learning your Why is an important step toward understanding what career choices are the best fit for you!

 

Go to the WHY Institute page at http://whyinstitute.com/ to take the short, online version of founder Gary Sanchez's Finding Your Why.

In the Phoenix metro area? Cristi McMurdie is a certified facilitator of the 9WHY personal analysis. Contact her at cristi@mcmurdielaw.com to find out how you can find your WHY!

Veterans: A special deal on Simon Sinek's Start With Why course is available at https://startwithwhy.com/salute-to-service. This special deal allows you to take the $150 course for only $25!

Best Vocational Training Programs for Disabled in 2019

Being disabled should not be a reason for anyone to be excluded from getting an education. Many disabled individuals find it difficult to access programs which cater for their unique needs, especially in the vocational training space.

We have taken some time to identify the best vocational training programs for disabled in 2019. https://www.vocationaltraininghq.com/best-vocational-training-programs-disabled/ 

Vocational training for the disabled offers a chance for employers to bring diversity into the workplace. People living with disabilities also need to know that there are specific laws which protect them.

General Education & Career Information for Military and Veterans

Counseling Education Information

Trade School Information

Medical Education Information