Scottsdale Arizona


Free Income Tax Preparation Sites by quotes

Free Income Tax Preparation

Free Tax Preparation Sites

Phoenix Arizona — Community Information & Referral’s Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Tax Assistance Hotline is available through April 15th This special Hotline, in cooperation with the IRS, provides information on locations where low and moderate income individuals and families can go to have their tax forms prepared free of charge. Volunteers at the sites are trained by the IRS and at certain locations, can file your taxes electronically, also free of charge. Call (602) 263-8856 or 1-(800) 352-3792 outside Maricopa County or visit our website at http://www.cir.org/ for details. 2008 EITC/Tax Assistance Hotline sponsors are Arizona Public Service (APS), Salt River Project (SRP), and Southwest Gas Corporation.

Last year (January 1, 2008 through April 15, 2008) 14,318 callers were assisted by the EITC Hotline.

Community Information & Referral (CIR), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, provides FREE 24-hour Help Hotline services to ten Arizona counties, including the greater Phoenix area. Trained Information & Referral Specialists respond to calls for help, assess problems, and provide appropriate information and/or referrals to available community resources. Callers can reach the helpline in Maricopa County by calling (602) 263-8856 or, outside of Maricopa County toll free at 1-800-352-3792. Visit us on the web at: http://www.cir.org

Free Income Tax Preparation
Free Tax Preparation Sites

Phoenix Arizona — Community Information & Referral’s Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Tax Assistance Hotline is available through April 15th This special Hotline, in cooperation with the IRS, provides information on locations where low and moderate income individuals and families can go to have their tax forms prepared free of charge. Volunteers at the sites are trained by the IRS and at certain locations, can file your taxes electronically, also free of charge. Call (602) 263-8856 or 1-(800) 352-3792 outside Maricopa County or visit our website at http://www.cir.org/ for details. 2008 EITC/Tax Assistance Hotline sponsors are Arizona Public Service (APS), Salt River Project (SRP), and Southwest Gas Corporation.

Free Income Tax Preparation

Free tax help at VITA sites in Mesa Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) The City of Mesa’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program provides free basic tax preparation and free electronic filing… Read more »

Last year (January 1, 2008 through April 15, 2008) 14,318 callers were assisted by the EITC Hotline.

Community Information & Referral (CIR), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, provides FREE 24-hour Help Hotline services to ten Arizona counties, including the greater Phoenix area. Trained Information & Referral Specialists respond to calls for help, assess problems, and provide appropriate information and/or referrals to available community resources. Callers can reach the helpline in Maricopa County by calling (602) 263-8856 or, outside of Maricopa County toll free at 1-800-352-3792. Visit us on the web at: http://www.cir.org/

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Loop 101 Freeway lane closures continue by azhttp

— Loop 101 Freeway lane closures continue, starting Friday at 10 p.m.— Scottsdale election cycle shifts to fall; candidate packets available— October is domestic violence month— Public is invited to comment on Alarm Systems Ordinance update— McDowell Sonoran Preserve trailhead earns top design award— Preserve stewardship orientation course takes place Saturday



How to Attract, Hire and Retain Baby Boomers by quotes

(and why you should want to)

 

Tuesday, September 11, 7:30-9am 

Jobing.com

(map)

 

– or-

 

Thursday, September 13, 7:30-9am

Scottsdale Community College Business Institute

(map)

 

Calling all human resource professionals, hiring managers and business owners!

Looking for great employees?  The secret to your talent acquisition challenges may be in hiring and retaining baby boomers – a generation that is 78 million strong.  Because the cohort of 44 million Gen Xers isn’t nearly a large enough to fill all the positions baby boomers now hold, companies must get creative with their hiring strategies or face dire staffing consequences.  This workshop will explore many myths about boomer workers and why leading-edge boomers make excellent, low maintenance employees.  Find out what boomers really want (and it isn’t always money!), how to attract them to your company and how to get them to stay on the job past traditional retirement age. 

 

The workshop will be facilitated by:

Fred Ricker, Corporate Outreach Consultant, Scottsdale Boomerz, with over 21 years senior management experience working with major organizations such as IBM, CSC Consulting, W.W. Grainger, Inc., Johnson & Johnson, 3M, Abbott Labs, along with health care providers such as UCLA, Stanford University Medical designing, and implementation of “human capital investment” programs focused on attracting, hiring, training, and development of company human resources.  He is a strong advocate for the value of hiring “boomers” in organizations seeking an evolving recruitment avenue/strategy.

Chris Payne, Human Resource Specialist, Scottsdale Boomerz, with extensive experience within private and non-profit organizations to enhance their corporate cultures and improve their business.  He is the Principal of Dance With The Wind Consulting, but prior to that, Chris held executive positions in Human Resources at Telecommunications, Biotechnology, and Defense firms in the Southwest, serving as a change agent in times of unprecedented growth.  His technical experience includes organizational foundation-building, team start-up, management coaching, performance management systems, mediation, and leadership skills training. 

Cindy Cooke, Executive Director, Scottsdale Boomerz

 

Locations: 

  • Jobing.com, 4747 N 22nd St. #100, Phoenix (September 11)

  • Scottsdale Community College, Business Institute, 14350 N. 87th Street, Scottsdale (September 13th)

 

Fee:  Free

 

To register, click here.

For more information on any of these programs,

call 480 423-6188 or

e-mail boomerz.info@sccmail.maricopa.edu  



Scottsdale Job Network Meeting by quotes

Please plan to visit Scottsdale Job Network at our next meeting on TUES, SEPT 4, 2007

There are no meeting fees or membership dues.
Guest speaker:
Robert Meade,
Recruiting Manager
DBL Distributing LLC
(480) 422-7763

Learn about this actively growing Scottsdale company, its history, products and services, growth plans, and staffing needs. Rob will discuss strategies to learn the skills hiring managers are seeking and how to communicate those skills effectively during an interview.

Meetings are held on the first and third TUESDAY mornings, from 9:00-11:30 AM. We are a community group that meets at and uses space provided free of charge by:

Temple Chai
4645 East Marilyn Road
Phoenix, Arizona 85032

Temple Chai is centrally located just east of the Piestawa Freeway (Route 51) and south of the loop 101. Marilyn Road is just west of Tatum Blvd. between Thunderbird and Greenway Roads.

Meetings are open to the public.
We appreciate donations to cover our operating costs.

SJN is a non-profit community group of business leaders and volunteers. We are not a job placement forum, and we do not match candidates to openings nor do we send resumes to employers or recruiters. There is no guarantee of employment either directly through this group or as a result of association with SJN.

We do, however, provide education in the job search process and all attendees have the opportunity to meet and work with people who offer support and guidance during employment transition. Many resources for finding Jobs in Phoenix are available through this website and via participation in the SJN mailing list, the Phoenix Jobs Job Board and by interacting with members and volunteers at meetings and afterwards.

Visit SJN Here.

Phoenix Jobs

New resources for Greater Phoenix Area Job Seekers.

The non-profit community support group formerly known as “Scottsdale Job Network” is expanding to cover much more of the valley of the Sun and is re-branding to SJN.

Phoenix Jobs resources have been added to the SJN Blog.

Some of the featured resources include Jobing.com, the Scottsdale Job Network Phoenix Jobs Job Board and the City of Phoenix Jobs listings at Phoenix.gov.

Please stop by and take a look. We think you will find some of these SJN resources valuable in your job search.



Scottsdale Job Network (SJN) by quotes

How to Sell Your Value as a Job Seeker.

Meeting Notice for July 17, 2007 meeting.

Scottsdale Job Network (SJN) is a group of job seekers and others volunteering their time to help them in their career transitions.

The group attracts speakers from industry, technology, government, finance, coaching and recruiting to discuss job search fundamentals including developing a marketing plan, writing a resume, networking and interviewing.

The value of the SJN lies in the skills, business networks and personal passions of our members. Membership is open to everyone willing to share their skills and anyone interested in local networking or in need of employment transition support. Attendance is required at one meeting to become a member.

Meetings are held on the first and third Tuesdays, 9:00 AM – 11:30 AM at Temple Chai, 4645 E. Marilyn Road, Phoenix, AZ 85032.

NEXT MEETING: TUESDAY, JULY 17

Guest speaker: Jack Lindsley, Sandler Sales Institute, How to Sell Your Value as a Job Seeker”

All people, including prospective employers, make judgments about us early in the conversation. Learn how to communicate with a prospective employer in a way that will have them doing a “sales job” on you instead of you on them.

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Scottsdale Job Network (SJN) is a non-profit community group of business leaders and volunteers. We are not a job placement forum, and we do not match candidates to openings nor do we send resumes to employers or recruiters. There is no guarantee of employment either directly through this group or as a result of association with SJN. We do, however, provide education in the job search process and all attendees have the opportunity to meet and work with people who offer support and guidance during employment transition.  

CONTACT US:

E-mail: info@scottsdalejobnet.com
Voice-mail: (480) 513-1491

Thank you,


 

Bill Austin, Scottsdale Job Network Board Member
AZhttp, Inc.



CELEBRATE INDEPENDENCE DAY – JULY 3 – “BEACH PARTY” AND LUNCH by quotes

JOIN US TO CELEBRATE INDEPENDENCE DAY!

JULY 3 – “BEACH PARTY” AND LUNCH . . .

 

For Independence Day, many people head for the hills or the beach planning picnics, fireworks and fun.  For those of us staying in town for the 4th of July holiday, Scottsdale Job Network offers the opportunity for fun networking!

Scottsdale Job Network is planning a Beach Party (without the ocean) at the Tuesday, July 3 meeting, 9:00 A.M.-12:30 P.M.

 

Members are encouraged to leave business attire at home.  Arrive early (9 AM) for networking and socializing–come dressed in casual clothes.  Shorts, sun dresses, floral shirts, patriotic colors, plus sun glasses and straw hats are the preferred dress code!

 

Stay after the business meeting for a deli lunch (no charge and donations accepted) and more networking-socializing!
 
Meeting presentation:

Eric Walton, Chief Operating Officer
Camisa Technologies and SJN Board Member

Post Interview Strategies:  What Next?

This meeting will provide you with practical tools and techniques to follow up after all types of interviews. You’ll learn how to write quality thank you notes, and ways to communicate them. During the session we will practice follow-up discussions and other techniques designed to keep the employer interested, how to stand out among all the other interviewees, and how to get the job.

For more information:

 

Web:                http://www.scottsdalejobnet.com/

E-mail:              info@scottsdalejobnet.com

Voice mail:        (480) 513-1491

 

About Scottsdale Job Network

The Scottsdale Job Network is a non-ecumenical group of community-minded business, government, education and non-profit professionals who volunteer their skills, experience and time to support the job and career transitions of others.  Membership is open to people who are unemployed or under-employed, and those who are willing to network, share their skills and help others. 

VisionScottsdale Job Network (SJN) is the premier career transition support group in the Valley.  

Mission: Scottsdale Job Network (SJN) provides low or no cost basic training, personal connections, access to resources and moral support for job seekers through a Valley-wide network of passionate volunteers.    

http://www.azhttp.com/



Free Seminar on Financial Aspects of Divorce by quotes

Free Seminar on  Financial Aspects of Divorce at Arizona Center for Divorce Education will be held June 7, 2007 in Scottsdale Arizona.

OPEN YOUR EYES ABOUT DIVORCE – Free Educational Seminar about Divorce 

Arizona Center for Divorce Education

(Scottsdale, AZ – May 23, 2007) – 21 million marriages ended in divorce in 2000. The Arizona Center for Divorce Education, established in 2004, was formed by a group of professionals to help educate and assist individuals and couples with the financial, legal, and emotional issues faced during the divorce process.

Thursday June 7th they will be holding a free seminar, where a team of experts will advise on the financial, legal, and emotional pitfalls to avoid during divorce proceedings.

Participants will learn how to protect retirement benefits, credit rating, emotional health, and determine a fair division of assets. The seminar is open to the public free of charge, and will be held from 7:00 – 8:30 p.m. at the Franciscan Renewal Center 5802 E Lincoln Dr Paradise Valley, AZ 85253 in the Brother Anthony Room.

“Divorce can be complicated. The decision to divorce comes with many options and considerations,” Cody Hayes, founder of the Arizona Center for Divorce Education. “The experts at the Arizona Center for Divorce Education address the legal, financial and emotional issues associated with divorce and are dedicated to helping the public become educated on the process in order to better prepare and protect themselves.”

The Arizona Center for Divorce Education is an educational organization comprised of experts in the areas of Arizona divorce law, mental and emotional health/well being, asset protection, credit protection, home and living options, child support, child custody and spousal maintenance. For more information, contact the Arizona Center for Divorce Education at (602) 373-8485 or visit http://www.azcde.org/ to register for their upcoming seminars.

Free Divorce Seminar