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How YAVAPAI@WORK Is Supporting Our Local Manufacturing Sector

The Northern Arizona Council of Governments (NACOG) and the Yavapai County Local Workforce Development Board are dedicated to growing our local economy through their strategic programs. Together, they have identified the following strategic sectors for our community: Manufacturing, healthcare, tourism, and construction. Today, let’s talk about manufacturing. The Manufacturing Sector in Yavapai County While manufacturing…Read More

What the Arizona Minimum Wage Increase Means for You

Arizona employers and employees can expect big changes this year. With stock markets climbing higher than ever, labor groups across the United States have been campaigning and protesting for an increase to the minimum wage. Although these plans have been in effect since 2016, Arizonans will see the latest increase to their minimum wage. How…Read More

Advance Your Career With YAVAPAI@WORK

If you want to develop your career pathway and you are between the ages of 16 and 24, YAVAPAI@WORK can help you thrive in your professional journey! Our goal is to build economic success through workforce development partnerships, so it’s in our best interest to work with both employers and job seekers. Here are some…Read More

How YAVAPAI@WORK’s Rapid Response Services Can Help You

Each and every company aims to grow, increase revenue, and become more efficient. Unfortunately, the path to success doesn’t always travel in a straight ascending line as many seem to think. Instead, businesses face a lot of challenges that may require them to downsize and lay off employees from time to time. When it happens…Read More

YAVAPAI@WORK Exceeds NACOG Title I Performance Standards

YAVAPAI@WORK is a program overseen by Northern Arizona Council of Governments (NACOG) as the One Stop Operator with the objective of building economic success through workforce development partnerships. We offer a range of services for job seekers looking for opportunities in Yavapai County that include but are not limited to: ● Career and job fairs…Read More

Benefits of Earning the Arizona Career Readiness Credential

Have you heard about the Arizona Career Readiness Credential (ACRC)? It’s an excellent personal development opportunity for those who are either seeking a job or willing to take the next step in their careers. For employers, it’s the chance to connect with qualified job seekers that stand out from the average job applicant. What is…Read More

Results of the Annual Awards Ceremony for Program Year 2017-18

Our mission is to build economic success through workforce development partnerships. We take pride in what we do, and we find it important to recognize local businesses and employees that showed outstanding achievement during Program Year 2017-18. Here are the results of the Annual Awards Ceremony, hosted by the Northern Arizona Council of Governments (NACOG)…Read More

Employment Trends in Yavapai County

Yavapai County is growing, and the job market is growing with it. In fact, over the last 5 years, Yavapai County jobs grew by 9,570. So how can job seekers and employers take advantage of this growth? That’s where we come in. YAVAPAI@WORK strives to build economic success through workforce development partnerships. We work with…Read More

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