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ARIZONA@WORK - DES Announces Rebrand of Arizona Workforce DevelopmentARIZONA@WORK - DES Announces Rebrand of Arizona Workforce Development<div class="ExternalClassFD5FFA51AB5246DEB58886C1E680C152"><p>PHOENIX – Arizona's statewide workforce development network, a collaboration of workforce development partners that collectively match employers with job seekers, unveiled its new name and identity at a public announcement today at the DES Phoenix One-Stop North Career Center.</p><p>"ARIZONA@WORK represents a renewed commitment to meeting the diverse needs of employers and serving job seekers statewide," said DES Director Timothy Jeffries. "DES is pleased to do its part in connecting the two, with the ultimate goal of helping strengthen Arizona's economy. I'd like to thank workforce members across the state for their collaboration in uniting all for one unified message."</p><p>Now called ARIZONA@WORK, the system unifies 12 regional areas and 47 local workforce offices throughout the state under the new name and identity. A public-private partnership, ARIZONA@WORK assists employers of all sizes and types in the recruitment, development and retention of qualified employees to meet diverse business needs. ARIZONA@WORK also provides job seekers with a variety of services and resources to aid in the pursuit of employment opportunities such as skills development, job search and other related supports. As part of the American Job Center Network, ARIZONA@WORK provides services, without cost, to employers and job seekers alike.</p><p>"By uniting all of our services, resources and offices under one name and identity, we can better serve employers and job seekers throughout Arizona," said Arizona Association of Workforce Developers Board of Directors member John Morales. "We are fully collaborative and totally unified, all sharing one mission: providing innovative workforce solutions at the local level, all across our state."</p><p>ARIZONA@WORK serves communities around the state through a network of local offices, including: the City of Phoenix, the nineteen Tribal Nations, Northeastern and Southeastern Arizona as well as the following counties: Coconino, Maricopa, Mohave, La Paz,  Pima, Pinal, Santa Cruz, Yavapai and Yuma. </p><p>For more information, contact Rosemary Galindo at (602) 364-3414 or visit www.ARIZONAatWORK.com.</p><p>ARIZONA@WORK is a partner of the American Job Center Network and an Equal Opportunity employer/program, with federal funding provided by the Workforce Innovation and Opportunity Act (WIOA).</p></div>2/17/2016 7:00:00 AMTasya Peterson - 602-542-4296