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TTC Updates: COVID-19 and our commitment to you.

In light of the current healthcare situation, we are committed to doing our part of ‘social distancing’ while continuing to do the work our candidates and clients expect. While we will continue to source, screen, qualify and place employees in jobs within the greater Tucson area, we are prepared to do so while maintaining our ‘social distance’.

If the need arises, we are set up to work remotely while maintaining contact with our clients and candidates via email and/or phone conversations. We will use our better judgment for the near-term, and if at all possible, pre-screen candidates via phone and hold interviews via Skype or Face Time.

Please know that in these uncertain times, we are here to give you the flexibility you need to meet demand and respond to opportunities.

Thank you for working with us!

Arizona Projected To Add 159,000 New Jobs Over The Next Two Years

Arizona’s booming economy will add more than 159,000 new jobs over the next two years, according to new projections by the Arizona Office of Economic Opportunity. Arizona will continue to be a national economic powerhouse; just last month, Arizona ranked second in the nation for job growth from December 2018 to December 2019.

“Arizona continues to add jobs at one of the fastest paces in the nation, with more on the way,” said Governor Ducey. “Our friendly business environment, progress eliminating red tape and welcoming atmosphere continue to attract more opportunity and investment to our state. My thanks to all the business leaders, innovators and hardworking employees who continue to grow jobs in Arizona.”

The Office of Economic Opportunity projects that Arizona will add 159,473 new jobs between the third quarter of 2019 and the second quarter of 2021. The construction, finance and manufacturing sectors will experience the most significant annualized growth.

According to the Office of Economic Opportunity, annualized growth and job gains in the following sectors are projected to be:

  • Construction: 6.7 percent, with 11,941 new jobs added
  • Financial Activities: 3.3 percent, with 7,513 new jobs added
  • Manufacturing: 3.1 percent, with 5,554 new jobs added
  • Education And Health Services: 2.9 percent, with 18,956 new jobs added
  • Professional And Business Services: 2.7 percent, with 12,139 new jobs added
  • Trade, Transportation And Utilities: 2 percent, with 10,881 new jobs added
  • Leisure And Hospitality: 1.5 percent, with 5,481 new jobs added
  • Information: 1.4 percent, with 710 new jobs added

During that time period, Maricopa County is projected to experience 3 percent annualized growth with 66,324 new jobs and Yavapai County is projected to experience 2.1 percent annualized growth with 1,519 new jobs. 

Background
Arizona has added more than 350,000 new private sector jobs since 2015. At the same time, Arizona’s poverty rate declined at the fastest rate in the nation — representing approximately 175,000 Arizonans pulling themselves out of poverty between 2015 and 2018. Arizona’s job growth ranked second in the nation last year, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, with 84,400 jobs added between December 2018 and December 2019. Additionally, Arizona ranked third in percentage population growth rate in 2019, welcoming more than 120,00 residents from 2018 to 2019.

Read More: Job Forecast

Employee Appreciation: Valentine’s Day Raffle!

Love is in the air and we just love all of our hardworking employees!

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As a token of our appreciation, each year we hold a series of raffles. On February 12th, we will be holding our Annual Valentine’s Day Raffle. Something sweet will be given to the raffle winner. Candidates working during the month of February will be entered to win. Check back to view our lucky winner!

Read about our other employee benefits here: TTC Employee Benefits