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Scottsdale Job Network Meeting Feb 3, 2009 by quotes
January 28, 2009, 6:26 pm
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Scottsdale Job Network Meeting

Improving Your Interviewing Skills Part 2

Scottsdale Jobs Network

Join us on MEETING: Tues, Feb 3, 2009 – 8:30-9:30 AM – Resume Reviews, Open Networking 9:30-11:30 AM – Meeting with Guest speaker

Location: Temple Chai – 4645 East Marilyn Road Phoenix, Arizona 85032

STARTING OR WORKING IN A SMALL BUSINESS

Facilitator: Doug Bruhnke will moderate a panel of entrepreneurial business founders and owners to discuss what it’s like to start and work in a small business. Considering the current economy, all work options should be considered!

Panelists:

Lon Safko – Lon is an award-winning entrepreneur, inventor, CEO, consultant, author and speaker http://www.lonsafko.com His 18 inventions and more than 30,000 papers are in the Smithsonian, and he was recently selected by the Smithsonian to represent “The American Inventor” at their annual conference Lon is the founder of eight successful companies, including Paper Models, Inc. His latest book The Social Media Bible by Wiley & Sons unlocks the mysteries of the hottest new Internet wave, Social Media, such as Facebook and YouTube.

Abhay Jajoo – Abhay is a serial entrepreneur with growing businesses in Phoenix. One of his companies is Eupath, which provides US and Canada-based companies with software development, analytics and legal processing services to incubate and scale operations at lower cost in India while keeping their proprietary business processes “in-house” http://www.eupath.com

Lesley Gates-McCulley – Lesley is the owner of Gates to HR http://www.gatestohr.com which she founded after leaving Phelps Dodge. She has extensive human resources management experience in diverse corporate and work site environments, including small business through Fortune 100 and Fortune 500 companies. Throughout her career she has created HR infrastructure and led project teams aimed at starting or working in a small business.

Jeffrey Taylor – After a corporate career with Citibank and Peat Marwick, Jeffrey read an issue of Entrepreneur and became one. During his successful consulting career he published two textbooks which are still used by global financial institutions. In the last couple of years he has lectured on Sarbanes-Oxley to major financial institutions, developed business plans for start-up companies, prepared companies to go public, helped companies raise both private and public capital and made independent movies. His new book, “Going from W2 to 1099?, will be published this summer.

Thank you,
Bill Austin

Email: | Scottsdale Job Network | Voice Mail: Phone: (480) 513-1491

Scottsdale Job Network

Scottsdale Job Network



Free Income Tax Preparation by quotes

Free Income Tax Preparation

Free Tax Preparation Sites

Phoenix Arizona — Community Information & Referral’s Earned Income Tax Credit (EITC) Tax Assistance Hotline is available through April 15th This special Hotline, in cooperation with the IRS, provides information on locations where low and moderate income individuals and families can go to have their tax forms prepared free of charge. Volunteers at the sites are trained by the IRS and at certain locations, can file your taxes electronically, also free of charge. Call (602) 263-8856 or 1-(800) 352-3792 outside Maricopa County or visit our website at http://www.cir.org/ for details. 2008 EITC/Tax Assistance Hotline sponsors are Arizona Public Service (APS), Salt River Project (SRP), and Southwest Gas Corporation.

Last year (January 1, 2008 through April 15, 2008 14,318 callers were assisted by the EITC Hotline.

Community Information & Referral (CIR), a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization, provides FREE 24-hour Help Hotline services to ten Arizona counties, including the greater Phoenix area. Trained Information & Referral Specialists respond to calls for help, assess problems, and provide appropriate information and/or referrals to available community resources. Callers can reach the helpline in Maricopa County by calling (602) 263-8856 or, outside of Maricopa County toll free at 1-800-352-3792. Visit us on the web at: http://www.cir.org

Free Income Tax Preparation

Free tax help at VITA sites in Mesa Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) The City of Mesa’s Volunteer Income Tax Assistance (VITA) program provides free basic tax preparation and free electronic filing… Read more »



Scottsdale Pavilions and Barrett-Jackson by quotes

Scottsdale Pavilions and Barrett-Jackson Partner to Host Car Show

Show off Your Car for a Chance to Win the Coveted ‘Barrett-Jackson Choice Award’, Plus Tickets to the 2009 Barrett-Jackson Scottsdale Auction Event!

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. – Scottsdale Pavilions (Loop 101 and Indian Bend Rd.) will pair with Barrett-Jackson on Saturday, Jan. 10 to host a larger version of the Scottsdale Pavilions weekly Saturday night car show. While attendance to the Scottsdale Pavilions Car Show is already about 400 show vehicles many more are expected this weekend! The show will take place in front of the McDonald’s at Scottsdale Pavilions from 4 p.m. to 7 p.m.

“Barrett-Jackson is absolutely thrilled to participate in the Scottsdale Pavilions Car Show this weekend,” said Gary Bennett, Barrett-Jackson’s vice president of consignment. “The Scottsdale Pavilions Car Show is a highly respected weekly event among car buffs. This is a great opportunity for us to kick-off our biggest week of the year with the most dedicated car enthusiasts in the community.”

Car enthusiasts will not want to miss the Barrett-Jackson Coach and the Barrett-Jackson blimp flying over throughout the event. Barrett-Jackson will be giving away tickets to the Scottsdale Auction event every 30 minutes. To win, just sign up at the Barrett-Jackson Coach! Car show participants will have a chance to win the coveted ‘Barrett-Jackson Choice Award!’ Steve Davis, president of Barrett-Jackson, and vice president of Barrett-Jackson Gary Bennett, will be there to judge the show cars. Six “Barrett-Jackson Choice Awards” will be awarded along with tickets to the Barrett-Jackson Auction on January 11-18, 2009 at WestWorld of Scottsdale.

The event will also feature the Casino Arizona trailer with prizes, an international band, and a DJ entertaining throughout the evening. Magazines and fliers will be handed out and Barrett-Jackson T-Shirts, hats, and catalogs will available for purchase.

“The Scottsdale Pavilions Car Show will kick-off one of the biggest weeks in the car auction industry,” said Marty De Rito, CEO of De Rito Partners Development, Inc. “We are here for the long run and hope to continue this relationship with Barrett-Jackson. Being part of an event like this really proves Scottsdale Pavilions is a window to the entire community.”

To have your vehicle judged in the show, simply show up! There is no need to enter. Steve Davis and Gary Bennett will be judging vehicles between 4 p.m. and 7 p.m. with awards presentation beginning at 7 p.m.



Changing Hands Bookstore by quotes

Changing Hands Outdoors – Hiking Arizona

Changing Hands Bookstore is proud to present Changing Hands Outdoors: A series of hiking events each with a unique theme to expand your mind, body and spirit. Each hike includes a sack lunch from the Wildflower Bread Company. You will be asked for a sandwich preference when making your reservation. Sign up is limited, so please call us at 480.730.0205, stop by or email for one or more of these hikes. Once you have registered for a hike, you will receive a confirmation email with directions to the trail head. Ending times vary. Hikes are approximately 4-5 hours.

Family Hike
with author Robert Mesta

Robert Mesta

Saturday, March 28, 9am Author Robert Mesta leads a hike for children eight years and up (with an adult companion) to introduce kids to a whole new world – – outdoors.Robert Mesta is an ornithologist and a member of the Yaqui Tribe of southern Arizona. Mesta has spent his entire professional career working to protect, conserve, and recover threatened and endangered North American bird populations. Condor: Spirit of the Canyon is his first book.

Ages: 8+

Cost: $35 includes Condor: Spirit of the Canyon, two lunches, (one adult admission and one child). Each additional child or adult $7

Location: TBA

Changing Hands Bookstore – Hike and Birding

Changing Hands Bookstore – Hike and Nature Photography