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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.

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Fall Job Fair 

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H&R Block Hiring Event: Friday August 28, 2015 from 9:00 am to 3:00 pm at the Pikes Peak Workforce Center. TAX PROFESSIONALS – Conduct tax interviews with clients; ensure client confidentiality and privacy; support IRS audit services; offer additional products and services; generate business growth; participate in local marketing functions, and other duties as assigned. Hiring only considered upon successful completion of the H&R Block tax course (partial scholarships available) or by passing the H&R Block tax assessment. Paid Training. Come prepared with your updated resume.

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Luce Research Hiring Event: Friday, August 28, 2015 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 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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Discover Goodwill Hiring Event: Monday August 31, 2015 from 9:00 am to 2:00 pm at the Pikes Peak Workforce Center. We are hiring for temporary/seasonal staff to support the organization’s Low-Income Energy Assistance Program (LEAP). We’re looking to hire for over 100 positions. Positions: Administrative Support, Data Verification, Technicians, Data Entry and Clerks. Successful candidates must demonstrate ability to provide excellent customer service and work as part of a dynamic team. Heavy computer/phone duties. Bilingual individuals are encouraged to apply. Job seekers can review job descriptions, and 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! Pre-employment drug screen is required. Equal Opportunity Employer. Come prepared with a resume and be ready to interview!

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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 being held at libraries throughout the community. Please be sure to verify the location before registering.

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WOW! Internet-Cable-Phone Hiring Event: Tuesday, September 1, 2015 from 9:30 am to 3:00 pm at the Pikes Peak Workforce Center.  Don't wait, join the WOW family now!  WOW! is looking for SALES/RETENTION ASSOCIATES motivated by competitiveness, driven by success and creating positive connections with their customers. In return, WOW! is focused on creating a culture of respect, fun and support that stays with you throughout your WOW! career. WOW! offers a comprehensive benefits package, which includes access to medical, dental, vision, 401k, flexible spending account(s), life insurance, short and long term disability, vacation, personal and sick benefits. There are multiple steps to WOW's hiring journey.  Please be ready to complete a multi-step assessment and be prepared to interview.

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CROSSMARK Hiring Event: Wednesday, September 2, 2015 from 8:30 am to 1:00 pm at the Pikes Peak Workforce Center. EVENT SPECIALISTS - Are you looking for a sales job providing food samples in retail stores that would allow you to meet new people? Our product demonstration positions may be a great fit for your sparkling personality. CROSSMARK’s Events Team is looking for associates to complete food demonstrations working in a flexible part-time environment. If you are outgoing, enjoy meeting new people and are looking for a job where you can use your sparkling personality, then CROSSMARK’s Events Team is the place for you! Enjoy flexibility that enables you to have a work-life balance while you promote various products during onsite events in retail environments. As a member of the CROSSMARK Events Team, it is your job to be enthusiastic about the product you are showing. You will provide outstanding customer service to all customers by facilitating in-store food/product demonstrations and events. You will demonstrate knowledge of products, accessories and services, and use this knowledge to build sales, practice suggestive selling & driving sales. Your primary role is to share your passion about the product you are representing and interest the customer in purchasing the product and most of all…. have fun while doing it! Come prepared with your updated resume and to interview.

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Discover Goodwill Hiring Event: Wednesday, September 2, 2015 from 9 am to 12 pm at the Pikes Peak Workforce Center. JANITORS and CUSTODIANS (Evenings). Job seekers can review job descriptions and need to apply for positions at https://www.irecruit-us.com/jobRequest.php?OrgID=I20100403&RequestID=55db88dbb2287&source=XML prior to attending the hiring event. This position requires a criminal background check, and possibly a fingerprint check. Previous custodial experience preferred. Pay begins at $8.50/hour and walk-ins are also welcome. Come ready to interview.

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Chef’s Catalog Hiring Event: Wednesday, September 2, 2015 from Noon to 4:00 pm at the Pikes Peak Workforce Center. FULL-TIME WAREHOUSE STAFFING (Picker/Packers/Material Handlers) - 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 starts at $10.12/hr. Come dressed for success, prepared with your updated resume and to interview. 

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Xerox Hiring Event: Wednesday, September 2, 2015 from 9 am to 4 pm at the Pikes Peak Workforce Center. CUSTOMER SERVICE REPRESENTATIVES - 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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Professional Clothing Consultations Make an appointment for a Bushiness Attire Fitting with your personal style consultant. Participants will receive a $20 gift voucher to Discover Goodwill retail stores. Limited to the first 50 registrants.

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WIS International Hiring Event: September 3 and 4, 2015 from 10 am to 2 pm at the Pikes Peak Workforce Center. NOW is the time to join WIS International!  WIS is more than just a place to work. We're a successful international team providing inventory expertise to top retailers and warehouses, while using the most advanced hand-held computer technology in the industry! We have an immediate need for INVENTORY ASSOCIATES who like to work varied hours and count inventory as a team! Voluntary van transportation is offered for our "out of town" inventories. Also in need of qualified DRIVERS! To qualify as a driver, you must meet the Inventory Associate requirements AND possess a driving record free of any at fault accidents or driving violations within the past 24 months. Must be at least 25 years old and have at least 5 years of current uninterrupted licensed driving experience. Apply at w3.wisintl.com. Follow the Careers link to search for keyword Inventory Associate under the location of Colorado Springs before coming to the event. Come prepared and dressed to interview.

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September 7 - PPWFC CLOSED for Labor Day 



Wendy's Hiring Event: Wednesday, September 9, 2015 from 1 pm to 4 pm at the Pikes Peak Workforce Center. Wendy's is currently looking for CREW MEMBERS and all levels of MANAGEMENT. We are looking for people who share a passion for serving our guests with the highest level of customer service excellence. Crew employees provide a level of customer service that exceeds our customer's expectations. This includes making and serving great tasting products in a friendly and courteous environment every single day. Managers are an integral part of the restaurant leadership and management team. Managers provide the direction, training and expertise required to ensure that the customer's expectations are exceeded and that each shift that they oversee achieves its business goals. Come prepared to fill out an application and be interviewed.

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Professional Image Fair Are you prepared for the PPWFC Fall Job Fair? Don't miss the Professional Image Fair for helpful tips and techniques to help you stand out from the crowd. You MUST have an account in www.connectingcolorado.com to attend. September 10 from 1 to 4 p.m. in Room 1019 and 1020 at the Citizens Service Center. No registration required but bring your PPWFC scan card for express entry.




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