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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 the PPWFC main office, 1675 Garden of the Gods Road, Colorado Springs, 80907.

Watch this page of the PPWFC website for onsite hiring events.  The page changes often so add this page to your favorites list. 



Hire for Colorado Program Laid off through no fault or your own? Underemployed or relocated military spouse? Not sure how to get back in the workforce? You may be eligible for job training and other services to help you return to work! If you have been unemployed for 13 weeks, are underemployed, or lost a job due to a PCS, we can help! Call or email: michellemoore@elpasoco.com or 719.667.3832



How to 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 an 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! *PLEASE NOTE: SOME OF THESE WORKSHOPS ARE HELD AT LIBRARY BRANCHES

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Discover Goodwill PCPs Hiring Event: Monday, August 29, 2016 from 9 am to Noon at the Pikes Peak Workforce Center. We are hiring for PERSONAL CARE PROVIDERS. The Personal Care Providers (PCPs) offer in-home assistance to individuals with physical and developmental challenges by performing routine tasks, such as housekeeping, home management, personal care and emotional support. We have both Full-Time and Part-Time schedules. Our PCPs are typically dedicated to one or two clients in order to establish strong and lasting relationships. In addition to flexible schedules, we also offer flexible residential worksites throughout El Paso and Teller counties. Bilingual in Spanish is a plus!  Pay range is $8.50-$9/hour.  Job seekers are encouraged to apply for positions at www.discovermygoodwill.org prior to attending the hiring event. Come prepared with a resume and be ready to interview!

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Luce Research Hiring Events: August 30, 2016 from 9 am to 4 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 ENGLISH AND BILINGUAL TELEPHONE INTERVIEWERS who will conduct these surveys through a computer aided Telephone Interviewing system (CATI System). Salary starts at $9.00/hr. 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 Monday to Friday between the hours of 9am to 4pm to apply.

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Brookdale Senior Living Hiring Event: Tuesday, August 30, 2016 from 11 am to 2 pm at the Pikes Peak Workforce Center. A career with Brookdale has never been more rewarding! Brookdale is the only national full-spectrum senior living solutions company and committed to providing the best options for our over 110,000 residents we serve. The services that we offer ensure residents continue to live the lives that they want while also meeting all of their needs along the way. Every day, our associates collaborate to guarantee this promise is fulfilled in more than 1,150 communities in 47 states. Brookdale Senior Living is hiring for Dining and Resident Services positions for their 7 communities throughout Colorado Springs. Positions include: Sous Chef, Cook, Kitchen Utility Associate, Dishwasher, Housekeeper, Personalized Living Assistant, RN, LPN, CNA, Resident Care Provider, and Certified Medication Aide. Search for all open positions at: www.BrookdaleCareers.com. Brookdale is an EOE-(Equal Opportunity Employer) and a drug-free workplace. Come to the hiring event with updated resume and be prepared to interview!

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Discover Goodwill Janitors/Custodians Hiring Event: Tuesday, August 30, 2016 from 9 am to Noon at the Pikes Peak Workforce Center.  Hiring for: JANITORS and CUSTODIANS on the north end of town. Both full time and part time opportunities with night shift hours. Job seekers can review job descriptions and need to apply for positions at www.discovermygoodwill.org prior to attending the hiring event. This position requires a criminal background check, and a fingerprint check. Previous custodial experience helpful. Pay range is $8.50/hour. Walk-ins are also welcome. Come ready to interview!

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Kelly Services Hiring Event: Thursday, September 1, 2016 from 10:00 am to 1:30 pm at the Pikes Peak Workforce Center. We are now seeking for MATERIAL HANDLERS for our client located in Monument, CO. No previous experience required! Positions are entry-level and candidates must only be 18 years old and have a GED to be eligible. Compensation: $9.00 to $10.00 per hour plus available overtime. Duties: Fills customer orders for finished goods by picking parts from flow racks/pick-to-light/cabinets/shelving units, packs completed orders, checks accuracy of parts and prepares them for shipment, pick items from flow racks/pick-to-light/cabinets/shelving units following order sheets, place in boxes, and place in appropriate area for checking and packing. Pack items in proper container - bags or boxes - based on appropriate packing procedures, checks order for correctness. This includes placement of labels and shipping information, completes paperwork as necessary for data processing; re-stocks packing station as necessary from surplus area; participates in cycle counts and other related inventory tasks as needed; performs other special projects or related duties as required; diligently participate in our compliance program-related activities as denoted by your supervisor or our Chief Compliance Officer and helps out in other areas of the warehouse as needed. Benefits Include: Competitive pay, access to a comprehensive employee benefits package including health, prescription, vision, dental, and life and short-term disability insurance, paid service bonus and holidays, portable 401(k) plans, recognition and incentive programs, access to continuing education via the Kelly Learning Center and more! Job offers will be made the same day!! Come with a résumé and prepared to be interviewed.

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07.15.2016 - 12.31.2016
Hire for Colorado Program

09.19.2016
10.03.2016
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Careers 301: Adult Information Session

08.30.2016
How to Make the Job Fair Work for YOU!

09.15.2016
10.13.2016
Basics Computer- Part 1

09.19.2016
10.03.2016
10.17.2016
Job Search 301: From Job Loss to Job Search

09.13.2016
09.19.2016
09.27.2016
10.03.2016
10.11.2016
10.17.2016
10.25.2016
Job Search 101: Intro to PPWFC Orientation

09.08.2016
09.20.2016
10.06.2016
10.18.2016
Job Search 201: H.I.R.E.D. (Helpful Internet Resources on Employment & Development)

09.15.2016
09.21.2016
09.29.2016
10.05.2016
10.13.2016
10.19.2016
10.27.2016
Résumé 201: Create a Better Résumé

09.06.2016
09.22.2016
10.04.2016
10.20.2016
Interview 101: Preparing For The Interview

09.12.2016
09.26.2016
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10.24.2016
Job Search 401: LinkedIn and Your Job Search

09.12.2016
09.26.2016
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10.24.2016
Job Search 501: Federal Jobs: How to Apply!

09.27.2016
10.25.2016
MS Word Skills -Part 2

09.14.2016
09.28.2016
10.12.2016
10.26.2016
Résumé 101: Build a Basic Résumé

08.30.2016
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08.30.2016
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08.30.2016
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