We all see it! The increased construction, traffic & list of unfilled positions. What’s going on? The simple answer is growth. The Arizona job market is expanding at a tremendous rate. Our employment is projected to increase by 165,000+ new jobs in 2020. There’s no question that Arizona’s job market is booming. “Arizona is open for opportunity — and the word is out,” said Governor Ducey “. For the third year in a row, more people are moving to Maricopa County than any county in the nation. New companies, corporations, & open positions flood the streets of The Grand Canyon State. So, what are the top industries currently dominating the job market? Why is Arizona growing so rapidly?
The unemployment rate continues to decrease but the industry workload continues to grow. Finding the right employees to fill your company’s workload has never been more difficult. The talent landscape has transformed in the last decade. Gone are the days when you could post a listing on a job board and wait for the top candidates to beat down your door. The rules of the talent game have fundamentally changed. Now, rather than waiting for the best talent to show up in your inbox, you need to reach out and actively connect with the people who could make an impact on your organization. In other words, we all need to get proactive when it comes to talent acquisition.