JULY 16, 2014

Foothills Food Bank & Resource Center to offer employment assistance

Team Job Search will assist food bank customers with job searches
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CAVE CREEK – Foothills Food Bank and Resource Center will offer Team Job Search to its customers who seek employment in the Cave Creek/Carefree area. Beginning in September 2014, Team Job Search will provide workshops to assist food bank customers in finding the best job.

Team Job Search, which was created by Richard McCarty, is a community program sponsored by the Foothills Food Bank that will help individuals reinvent the way they look for work. In today’s market place, 98 percent of all resumes go through an inhuman electronic screening process that rejects 75 percent of applications before they are viewed by a human being.

Team Job Search will teach food bank customers proven techniques to ensure that applications and resumes are selected for interviews. Team Job Search will conduct meetings to introduce food bank clients to new methods for finding the right job. Workshop times and dates will be announced soon and all sessions will be held at Desert Foothills Library in Cave Creek.

The Foothills Food Bank and Resource Center provides emergency food, financial assistance and other life necessities and resources to individuals and families in the desert foothills, which encompasses a 180-square mile area that includes Black Canyon City, Cave Creek, Carefree, Anthem, Desert Hills, New River, north Scottsdale and north Phoenix.

For more details, visit Foothills Food Bank at www.foothillsfoodbank.com or call 480-488-1145. Foothills Food Bank & Resource Center is located at Hidden Valley Drive in Cave Creek.

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