Mesa Arizona Employment Resource Center

At LDS Employment Resource Services (LDS Jobs), we'll help you become gainfully employed through education and networking with local companies.Whether just starting out in your career or well established in your career, LDS Employment Resource Services (ERS) or Self-Reliance Services (SRS) can help you accomplish your career goals. The employment center or self-reliance center offers one-on-one coaching, workshops and a large database of employment, education and self-employment opportunities. By visiting the center you learn the most effective job search practices, build your network and find resources to help you further your education or manage a successful small-business.

We recommend that you log-in and begin creating your profile on ldsjobs.org prior to visiting the employment center. Even if an employment center or self-reliance center is not close enough for you to visit, ldsjobs.org offers many online resources. If you desire, an employment advisor can also provide assistance over the telephone or through e-mail.

Upcoming Events

Caption Call Hiring Event

May 3, 2016
11:00 AM - 6:00 PM
Caption Call
7580 N. Dobson Road
Scottsdale, AZ 85256
USA

Seeking part-time Communications Assistants to caption telephone calls for the  hard-of-hearing community. No collecting, selling, or angry customers-we help our customers communicate with the world. This is an entry level position with the opportunity to move to full-time employment. Caption Calls offers: competitive wages, flexible work schedule, career opportunities, telehealth benefits, dental and vision insurance. 

Please apply online at www.captioncall.com/careers. Walk-ins are welcome. To set an appointment or for any questions, please call 844-796-9609. Must be 18 years or older to apply. Caption Call is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer.   

Self Employment Workshop

May 3, 2016
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Mesa Arizona Employment Resource Center

This three day class will help you formalize your idea and turn it into a successful business or enhance an existing business by developing a business plan. The classes must be taken in sequence; each one builds upon the other. They are held the first, second, and third Tuesdays  in January, March, May, July, September, and November. 

Career Connectrors

May 4, 2016
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
North Phoenix Baptist Church
5757 N. Central Ave
Phoenix, AZ 85012
USA

Presenter: Denise Gredler, "Get Hired by the Best-Advancing your Career with a Best Company"

Free Services for Job Seekers:

Linkedin Coaching, Professional Photos, Resume Help, Hiring Company Face Time, and Educational Opportunities

 

Career Workshop

May 4, 2016
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Mesa Arizona Employment Resource Center

Those who are looking for work, wanting to enroll in school, or starting a business will benefit from learning the concepts taught. The workshop is designed to be very interactive, motivating, and fun. Applying the skills you learn in the workshop will help you to find a job, pursue your education goals, or start a business. You will also have an increased confidence in your ability to be successful in your career goals. Individuals who take the Career Workshop and apply what they learn are able to shorten the time they spend looking for work. 

This two day workshop begins on the first and Third Wednesdays. 

Job Fair For Young Adults

May 4, 2016
2:30 PM - 5:00 PM
Tempe Public Library, Lower Level
3500 S. Rural Road
Tempe, AZ 85282
USA

Looking for summer employment? Come to the young adult job fair. Ages 16-24. Hosted by Genesis in collaboration with the City of Tempe. Featuring healthcare, hospitality, retail, warehouse, and call center. 

Career Workshop

May 5, 2016
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Mesa Arizona Employment Resource Center

Those who are looking for work, wanting to enroll in school, or starting a business will benefit from learning the concepts taught. The workshop is designed to be very interactive, motivating, and fun. Applying the skills you learn in the workshop will help you to find a job, pursue your education goals, or start a business. You will also have an increased confidence in your ability to be successful in your career goals. Individuals who take the Career Workshop and apply what they learn are able to shorten the time they spend looking for work. 

This two day workshop begins on the first and Third Wednesdays. 

Self Employment Workshop

May 10, 2016
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Mesa Arizona Employment Resource Center

This three day class will help you formalize your idea and turn it into a successful business or enhance an existing business by developing a business plan. The classes must be taken in sequence; each one builds upon the other. They are held the first, second, and third Tuesdays  in January, March, May, July, September, and November. 

Arizona @Work Retail Career Fair

May 11, 2016
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Arizona@Work
735 N. Gilbert Road
Gilbert, AZ 85234
USA

Come and meet local retailers who are looking for employees:

Target, Fry's, Walmart, Circle K, Living Spaces, Sears, Bashas', Smart&Final, and Starbucks. 

Professional Networking Group Session 3. Developing Resources

May 11, 2016
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Mesa Arizona Employment Resource Center


The average job seeker spends fewer than 6 hours per week looking for work. Those few hours are spent searching job postings on the Internet, filling out job applications online, and sending in résumés without any personal engagement.That kind of effort is not typically effective and leads to greater discouragement, feelings of isolation, and frustration. The 15-10-2 approach will help you focus on the most productive and efficient job searching,networking, and contacting that will ultimately get you the job you want. With this approach, finding a full-time job becomes your exciting full-time job until you land a great position.

This workshop is one of our series of networking events where you will learn about how to find people to contact and a proven process for successful job acquisition.

Learn and apply proven networking skills to enable you to build beneficial relationships.  This workshop is usually held on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month.  Different skills will be taught and practiced at each workshop.

Career Connectors

May 12, 2016
9:00 AM - 12:00 PM
Highlands Church, Scottsdale
9050 E. Pinnacle Peak Rd.
Scottsdale, AZ 85255
USA

Presenter: Kirk Wilkinson. "The Optimist's Advantage"

Hiring Companies:

Paychex, Tricia Wauson, Recruiter

Vincent Benjamin, Michele Rogers, Practice Lead

State Farm, DeAnn Prigmore, Recruiter

Free Services for Job Seekers:

Linkedin Coaching, Professional Photos, Resume Help, Hiring Company Face Time, and Educational Opportunities

Veteran Job Club

May 12, 2016
6:00 PM - 7:30 PM
Surprise Resource Center
12425 W. Bell Road
Suite 124
Surprise, AZ 85379
USA

The City of Surprise is proud to serve the men and women of the Armed  Forces, both active-duty and veterans, who serve us so well! That's why we're launching a Veteran Job Club, where veterans provide other veterans; active military, and their family members with industry and career pathway knowledge to help them gain the skills they need to land a new job or pursue a career!   This group will include employment assistance, guest speakers and networking! 

To register please email timothy.suan@surpriseaz.gov



Merrill Lynch Career Night

May 12, 2016
6:00 PM - 9:00 PM
Merrill Lynch
6730 N. Scottsdale Road #150
Scottsdale, AZ 85253
USA

Merrill Lynch is hosting a career night for those interested in finance and/or the stock industry. Contact Richard Wilson to secure an invitation to the event. 480-607-8837. richard_m_wilson@ml.com 

Florence Unified School District Fair

May 14, 2016
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Poston Butte High School
32375 N. Gantzel Road
Florence, AZ 85132
USA

Florence Unified School district is looking for people interested in a career in education. 

Highly Qualified Teachers

Substitutes

Para Professional

Bus Driver

Support Staff

Complete your application online NOW at www.fusdas.com/HR

Or email Rita Ezzai:     rezzai@fusdaz.org

520-866-3511


Career Workshop

May 17, 2016
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Mesa Arizona Employment Resource Center

Those who are looking for work, wanting to enroll in school, or starting a business will benefit from learning the concepts taught. The workshop is designed to be very interactive, motivating, and fun. Applying the skills you learn in the workshop will help you to find a job, pursue your education goals, or start a business. You will also have an increased confidence in your ability to be successful in your career goals. Individuals who take the Career Workshop and apply what they learn are able to shorten the time they spend looking for work. 


Self Employment Workshop

May 17, 2016
6:00 PM - 9:30 PM
Mesa Arizona Employment Resource Center

This three day class will help you formalize your idea and turn it into a successful business or enhance an existing business by developing a business plan. The classes must be taken in sequence; each one builds upon the other. They are held the first, second, and third Tuesdays  in January, March, May, July, September, and November. 

Career Workshop

May 18, 2016
9:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Mesa Arizona Employment Resource Center

Those who are looking for work, wanting to enroll in school, or starting a business will benefit from learning the concepts taught. The workshop is designed to be very interactive, motivating, and fun. Applying the skills you learn in the workshop will help you to find a job, pursue your education goals, or start a business. You will also have an increased confidence in your ability to be successful in your career goals. Individuals who take the Career Workshop and apply what they learn are able to shorten the time they spend looking for work. 


LDSjobs Training

May 18, 2016
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
Mesa Arizona Employment Resource Center

This workshop is for all new Ward Employment Specialists, Stake Employment Specialists, and new leaders (Stake Presidents and Councilors, Bishops and Councilors, Quorum Leaders and Relief Society Presidents in both ward and stake callings).  LDSjobs.org is an overview of how to register a new candidate, build a profile and utilize all of the resources available on ldsjobs.org including using the job search engines, filtering candidates from individual wards and stakes, and using the links to other resources including Indeed, LinkedIn, and O Net Online. This workshop is held on the third Wednesday of every month.

Greater Phoenix Job Fair

May 23, 2016
10:00 AM - 1:00 PM
Hilton Phoenix Airport
2435 S. 47th Street
Phoenix, AZ 85034
USA

Companies in the Phoenix area are hiring for hundreds of positions! Go to upcominglocalwork.com Job Fairs and Events for details and to RSVP.

Job Fair-Career Connectors-Gilbert

May 24, 2016
8:30 AM - 12:00 PM
Central Christian Church, Gilbert Campus
965 East Germann Rd
Gilbert, AZ 85297
USA

Fore more information, please see: http://careerconnectors.org/events/event-schedule/

Professional Networking Group Session 4. Making Contact

May 25, 2016
6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
Mesa Arizona Employment Resource Center


According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, 70 percent of all jobs in the United States are found through networking. Because networking is the most effective method to find work, executing this skill properly is critical. Whether you make a contact through social media, cold calling, or just reaching out to acquaintances, follow these guidelines to make sure your networking efforts yield positive results and help you land your next job.

This workshop is one of our series of networking events where you will learn about how to get others interested in learning more about you.

Learn and apply proven networking skills to enable you to build beneficial relationships.  This workshop is usually held on the 2nd and 4th Wednesday of each month.  Different skills will be taught and practiced at each workshop.