Forbes Names MCCCD one of Arizona’s Best Employers - AZEdNews
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Forbes Names MCCCD one of Arizona’s Best Employers

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The Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) is one of the state’s best places to work, according to Forbes Magazine.

MCCCD has been named to the magazine’s inaugural list of America’s Best-in-State Employers 2019, placing No. 42 out of 72 employers and No. 4 in the education subcategory. As one of the largest community college districts in the nation and the largest provider of workforce preparation for the state of Arizona, the Maricopa Community Colleges are an exceptional resource for the community and state of Arizona.

The Maricopa Community Colleges supports nearly 10,000 jobs and careers in the Valley, and see their employees as the most valuable asset. MCCCD is committed to providing the best benefits for employees and offer a comprehensive benefits package for full-time employees that helps members of our community stay healthy, feel secure, and maintain a work/life balance.

MCCCD boasts approximately 200,000 students each year across our 10 colleges and skills centers. The system embraces innovation and new technologies that grow talent and enable students to be more competitive in today’s economy. Faculty and staff have the ability to expand on existing programs and develop new ones, partnering academic innovation with the specific, tailored job market needs of business partners. This approach allows MCCCD to recruit talented employees while simultaneously meeting the highly specific and evolving workforce needs of Arizona’s economy.

Forbes and Statista – a German online statistics portal – selected America’s Best-in-State Employers based on an independent survey from a sample of more than 80,000 U.S. employees working for companies employing at least 500 people in their U.S. operations. The surveys were administered in a series of anonymous online panels and provide a representative sample of the U.S. workforce from October 2018 to February 2019.

Employees were asked to rate their willingness to recommend their own employers to friends and family. Participants were also prompted to evaluate other employers in their respective industries that stood out either positively or negatively.

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The Maricopa County Community College District (MCCCD) was ranked No. 19 on Forbes’ first-ever “2018 America’s Best Employers for Women” list, ranking MCCCD among 300 employers across the nation.

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