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and communities so they may enhance their opportunities for physical, social, and economic well-being.
 

Workforce Development


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The Workforce Development Division (WDD) is known in the community as Maricopa Workforce Connections (MWC). It offers high-value, no-charge specialized services for area businesses and provides career seekers with complimentary employment resources to assist in obtaining or retaining employment.

Employment Resources
Maricopa Workforce Connections (MWC) One-Stop Career Centers provide job search and job readiness assistance.

Workforce development specialists work collaboratively with their on-site community partners to provide no-charge comprehensive career search assistance including:
•  Resume development and review  •  Labor market information
•  Career counseling •  Extensive resource library
•  Job readiness workshops •  Skill and aptitude assessment
 
Business/Employer Services
MWC is experienced in connecting employers with candidates matching their specialized needs. Some of the high-value, no-charge services offers the business community are:
  • Recruitment and candidate screening
  • Employed worker training
  • On-the-job-training
  • Assistance with downsizing

The Maricopa County Human Services Department operates two comprehensive One-Stop Career Centers in Maricopa County.