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Star 200

Star 200 survey under way

The Star 200, an annual survey and special section focusing on Southern Arizona’s largest employers, will be published Sunday, April 27, in the Arizona Daily Star. The Star has been conducting the survey annually since 1981.

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Builders short on skilled workers

Builders short on skilled workers

"We have a six-year gap in new hires and training," says local residential market analyst Ginger Kneup. Above, drywaller Luis Castro was working in the garage of an A.F. Sterling house in the new Campos Adobes development near Oracle and Magee roads earlier this month.

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Big firms finding it hard to fill skilled jobs at Arizona mines

Big firms finding it hard to fill skilled jobs at Arizona mines

As part of training in 2011, UA student Mark Iobst helped guide a drill bit by communicating with the operator (not pictured) of a single-boom jumbo drive drill.

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Star 200: Biomedical industry in Southern Arizona still recruits 'outside'

Star 200: Biomedical industry in Southern Arizona still recruits 'outside'

The local talent pool in the biomedical industry has expanded dramatically since T.J. Johnson moved to Tucson to work for Ventana Medical 11 years ago, but he still must recruit regionally and nationally for top positions at HTG Molecular, where he is now president and CEO.

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Star 200: Largest layoffs in Southern Arizona in 2012

Based on company reports and required federal notifications

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Star 200: Southern Arizona's big companies finding it hard to fill skilled jobs at Arizona mines

Star 200: Southern Arizona's big companies finding it hard to fill skilled jobs at Arizona mines

A second straight year of dropping copper prices has done little to slake Southern Arizona's two biggest mining employers' thirst for new workers.

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Star 200: Southern Arizona's demand for nurses never ends

Does Tucson have a shortage of experienced nurses?

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Star 200: Southern Arizona's builders short on skilled workers

Star 200: Southern Arizona's builders short on skilled workers

The recovery in the local construction industry could be dampened by a shortage of skilled workers, pushing up the price of commercial and residential developments, officials say.

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Star 200: Southern Arizona careers in takeoff mode

Local aerospace companies enjoy a ready pipeline of entry-level workers from Pima Community College's highly regarded aviation-maintenance program.

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Star 200: Southern Arizona's challenge is building talent to fill the jobs we want

Mining companies that can't find enough qualified workers.

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Jobs inch up at biggest area employers

Southern Arizona's biggest employers grew their payrolls less than 1 percent in 2012, according to the latest Star 200 survey by the Arizona Daily Star.

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Star 200: Southern Arizona's public sector struggles to keep in-demand analysts

Local government employers have an unusual problem on their hands - many job openings and no one to fill them.

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Star 200: Hospitals streamlining costs, hiring more nurses

Hiring for health-care jobs in Southern Arizona is slowly picking up despite state budget-slashing that has cost local hospitals millions for uncompensated care.

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IBM tech expert here garners top company honor

IBM tech expert here garners top company honor

Computing giant IBM Corp. has named a Tucson-based storage-technology expert one of seven new IBM Fellows, Big Blue's highest technical honor.

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IBM tech expert here garners top company honor

IBM tech expert here garners top company honor

is IBM chief technology officer for disk storage.

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Call-center firm Afni to add 150 workers

Growing customer-service call center operator Afni Inc. said it plans to hire more than 150 new full-time workers here during April.

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Corrections

• "Here's roundup of district actions to address their projected deficits," published Wednesday on A4, incorrectly reported the vote for the reduction in force of 64 administrators at TUSD. The vote was 5-0.

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Solar energy, other 'green' industries a growing source of jobs

Solar energy, other 'green' industries a growing source of jobs

Justin Rivera of the Solar Store rejoins a pipe on a rooftop solar unit in a Pulte Homes subdivision near East Irvington and South Houghton roads.

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Solar energy, other 'green' industries a growing source of jobs

Solar energy, other 'green' industries a growing source of jobs

Marisela Graciano refills a machine to apply silicon to junction boxes as part of the assembly of solar panels at the Solon Corp. manufacturing plant.

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