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YOU MUST RESERVE YOUR PLACE AT EACH HIRING EVENT 
 
To attend a hiring event at Pikes Peak Workforce Center you must RESERVE A SPOT PRIOR to the event. To reserve your spot, please click on the link of the hiring event you want to attend.
 
Unless otherwise noted, all Hiring Events are held at he PPWFC main office, 1675 Garden of the Gods Road, Colorado Springs, 80907.

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NEW: Make the Job Fair Work for YOU! There is more to attending a Job Fair than just showing up. This workshop will guide you in how to research employers in advance, how to create a 30-second elevator pitch, how to develop your game plan for the job fair, how to talk with recruiters, the art of follow up, and why persistence pays!

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NEW! Dress for Success The Men's Wearhouse will be at PPWFC on September 15th to conduct their How to Dress for Success workshop, beginning at 9 a.m. This workshop is not just for men. The experts from the Men's WearHouse will discuss women's dress for success too! This is must see!

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Luce Research Hiring Event: Friday September 19 and Thursday September 25, 2014 from 9:00 am to 4:00 pm at the Pikes Peak Workforce Center. Luce Research is a Data Collection Specialist that conducts surveys via phone/web in such areas of Market Research; Political Research, Voter Contact, etc. Hiring part-time positions with flexibility in setting up your schedules. Shifts are seven days a week and have immediate openings for TELEPHONE INTERVIEWERS who will conduct these surveys through a computer aided Telephone Interviewing system (CATI System). Salary starts at $9.00/hr. and $10.00/hr. for individuals who are fluent in both English and Spanish. Come prepared with two forms of ID and be ready to interview at the PPWFC hiring event or go directly to Luce Research LLC located at 5086 List Drive Colorado Springs, CO 80919 Mon-Fri between the hours of 9am-4pm to apply.



Corporate Resource Services Hiring Event: Tuesday September 23, 2014 from 9 am to 1 pm at the Pikes Peak Workforce Center. BANQUET SERVERS - $9.00/hr.  Candidates must have:  1+ years verifiable experience Banquet Serving or Waitressing in a professional environment with ability to carry and serve from a tray, Black dress shoes, Black socks, Black pants, Black bowtie, Black vest and Tuxedo shirt, Professional/ Conservative appearance with clean hairstyle, no visible tattoos or piercings and friendly attitude, stable work history with verifiable references, ability to stand for 8+ hours and lift 30+lbs on a regular basis, flexible schedule and be available to be on call.  ASSEMBLY WORKERS - $8.00/hr. Position located in Monument, Colorado and must be able to lift up to 50 pounds and work on feet for up to 8 hours.  CUSTODIAN/JANITORIAL PROFESSIONALS - $9.00 to $10.00/hr.  Seeking professionals with experience performing general janitorial tasks in a commercial setting.  ADMINISTRATIVE ASSISTANTS - $10.00 to $13.00/hr., Professionals with at least one year of experience as administrative support.  Must be able to type at least 45 wpm, be proficient in MS Word, MS Excel and have multi-line phone handling experience.  For all positions, must have minimal record free of felonies, misdemeanors and the ability to pass a drug screen. Please come prepared with a resume detailing your experience and two forms of ID.

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Xerox Hiring Event: Wednesday September 24, 2014 from 9 am to Noon and 1 pm to 4 pm at the Pikes Peak Workforce Center. CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVE - Job Responsibilities: Respond to, handle and resolve customer inquiries, provide customers with product and service information, process orders, forms and applications. Identify and escalate customer issues and handle customer billing questions. Skills/Abilities: Ability to deliver outstanding customer service, excellent listening skills, strong empathy skills, ability to problem solve and multi-task, attention to detail, negotiation skills, positive dynamic personality, ability to adapt to a fast-paced environment and typing skills of 20wpm or more. Experience/Requirements: Ability to navigate in a Windows environment, six months or more experience in a customer service environment preferred. Ability to demonstrate continuous employment/work history and high school diploma or equivalent. Come prepared with resume and to interview.

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Chef’s Catalog Hiring Event: Wednesday September 24, 2014 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Pikes Peak Workforce Center. SEASONAL CUSTOMER CARE REPRESENTATIVES - We are looking for career-minded, self-motivated individuals who will be assisting customers with questions and inquiries in our Customer Care Center. Enter customer information data into the system using a keyboard and confirming the information via a computer monitor in a Call Center environment. Cross train in all areas of customer contact and assist in areas where needed. Assist with mail opening, data entry and customer service as needed. Must be able to work part-time between the hours of 6am and 8pm Sunday through Saturday as needed; variable availability during holiday season required. Must have the ability to speak distinctly using proper grammar. The ability to speak, read, write and understand English. High School degree or equivalent. 35 WPM. Good PC and internet skills. Pay is $9.50/hr. SEASONAL WAREHOUSE STAFFING (Picker/Packers/Gift Wrappers) - Responsible for accurately fulfilling customer's order by picking product and packing product using correct box size and dunnage to ensure safe delivery according to department standards, pick product from assigned bin locations, audit order carts for product and quantity accuracies, audit for gift wrap and coupon orders, train with the ability to gift wrap orders, scan orders and identify different ship vias, perform cleanup activities in the work area to ensure safety and cleanliness, consistent practice of safety programs and procedures, perform additional department duties as assigned, must be able to lift and carry a maximum of 50 lbs. Pay is $9.25/hr. Come dressed for success, prepared with your updated resume and to interview.

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N. Murphy Construction Hiring Event: Thursday September 25, 2014 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm at the Pikes Peak Workforce Center. CANVASSER/MARKETER -This is an hourly position paying between $8.00 and $10.00 per hour depending on experience. There will also be a commission given on leads that result in a roof being jumped. Candidates must be clean cut, outgoing and at least 18 years old. Canvassers must have a cell phone and a reliable source of transportation. Come prepared with your resume and dressed to interview.

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Abraxas Hiring Event: Thursday September 25, 2014 from 10 am to 2 pm at the Pikes Peak Workforce Center. MENTAL HEALTH TECHNICIAN (LIFE SKILLS WORKER) Responsibilities: Supervises adolescent clients during assigned shift in a manner that ensures their safety and security, supervises clients and provides guidance, observes client behavior and intervenes appropriately, escorts clients between locations within the facility such as the medical office, bathroom, or group room. REQUIREMENTS: Associates degree or 60 college credit hours in a human services field; or year (2080 hours) verifiable experience working with at risk youth. Be 21 years of age or older. Possess a valid driver's license. Pass required state/federal background screenings. Pass required drug screening. Come prepared with resume and to interview.

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May Trucking Company Hiring Event: Friday September 26, 2014 from 1:00 pm to 4:30 pm at the Pikes Peak Workforce Center. Looking for good qualified CDLA DRIVERS - Can you count on your paycheck? Do you wonder if your paycheck will clear the bank when you go to deposit it? Then, drive for a company that is financially solid and has been in business for 68 years!! We offer a competitive pay package for company drivers where both loaded and empty miles are paid. We run payroll on a weekly basis. May Trucking Company has an excellent reputation in the industry with a solid customer base. It has several operating centers all over the USA to help keep the small family feeling. Come join our family today and be known by your name and not by your truck number! Work for a company you can count on!! We offer tuition reimbursement, monthly mileage bonus, retention bonus, 401K, medical, dental life insurance, pet policy, rider policy, bunk heaters, vacation and so much more! Come prepared to interview.

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Professional Image Fair The Pikes Peak Workforce Center, in conjunction with the Toni & Guy Hairdressing Academy, Women’s Resource Agency, Discover Goodwill, Men’s Wearhouse and Peak Vista Community Center, presents the Professional Image Fair on Friday, September 26, 2014; 2:00 p.m. – 5:00 p.m. The event focuses on preparing you, the job seeker, to effectively communicate your value and professionalism to employers by providing haircuts, manicures and image consultations. The Image Fair takes place at the Citizens Service Center, 1675 Garden of the Gods Road, Colorado Springs, CO, ground floor event room. Walk-ins welcome- but you must be registered in Connecting Colorado at www.connectingcolorado.com. Also presenting at 3:00 p.m. is Clinton Cooper, a motivational speaker, life coach and Social Worker, Cooper has a passion for people and for those who desire to transcend the ties which bind them; using hope as a catalyst and change as an opportunity to be more than your past choices by maximizing your today while being liberated from your yesterdays.



Centura Health Hiring Event: NEW or EXPERIENCED CNA Hiring Event! Wednesday October 1, 2014 from 9 am to 4 pm at the Pikes Peak Workforce Center.  Named a Workplace Achiever in The Denver Post Top Workplaces Program in 2014, Centura Health fulfills a covenant of caring with excellence and integrity and is actively looking for - CERTIFIED NURSING ASSISTANTS to provide high quality care in their  Medallion and Namaste Retirement Facilities.    High School diploma/GED or equivalent work experience .  Previous Experience in a senior community ,licensed CO CNA  with CPR – BLS certifications preferred. These positions start at 10+ per hour +  shift differentials depending on experience.  Spend time in front of the recruiters and not the computers!   Job seekers are strongly encouraged to complete applications on Centura’s website prior to the hiring event.  http://careers.centura.org.   Come prepared with a resume and be ready to interview!  For more info or to reserve a seat for this event.

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Fall Job Fair! Over 100 hiring companies. Must be 18 to attend. Bring your PPWFC scan card for Express Entry.

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Hospitality Industry Looking for a job in the Hospitality Industry? Try the Hotel Jobs Network.

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Interview 201: Mock Interview Coaching

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Resume 301: One-On-One Resume Review

09.25.2014
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Job Search 101: Intro to PPWFC Orientation

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09.24.2014
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Resume 101: Build a Basic Resume

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Job Search 201: H.I.R.E.D. (Helpful Internet Resources on Employment & Development)

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Job Search 601: 50+ Network Group

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Interview 101: Preparing For The Interview

09.24.2014
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NEW: Make the Job Fair Work for YOU!

10.09.2014
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Careers 101: Personality and Career - Myers-Briggs Type Inventory (MBTI)

10.16.2014
Basics Computer- Part 1

09.29.2014
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Job Search 301: From Job Loss to Job Search

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MS Word Skills -Part 2

09.25.2014
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