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Local job fair offers 1,000 jobs
A Valley firm is holding the second of an expected six job fairs to take place this year, later this morning. Ryan Naylor, founder and CEO of LocalWork.com says one-thousand Valley jobs will be available at the Greater Phoenix Job Fair, taking place at the Phoenix Airport Marriott.
"We have companies such as Go Daddy, Drive-Time, ICOR, Soleran, Vanguard, a lot of great jobs ranging from customer service, inside sales, outside sales, account manager's positions, technical positions,” Naylor said.
Naylor says applicants should come dressed for success. He says they'll meet with hiring managers who are looking for enthusiastic employees. The job fair is from 10am to 2pm. Naylor says his company's mission is to support the local economy and lower unemployment.