PHOENIX, Sept. 15, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Financial-services firm Edward Jones will host its seventh annual diversity career event from 4:30 to 7 p.m. on Wednesday, Sept. 21, at the firm's Tempe headquarters, 8333 South River Parkway.
Edward Jones offers a broad range of opportunities for talented professionals in areas such as information systems, service and operations, training and development and compliance.
Firm representatives also will be available to discuss the financial advisor and branch office administrator roles in St. Louis and around the country.
"For our firm to be successful, we must succeed at attracting, retaining and developing a talented and diverse workforce to serve the needs of our clients," said Emily Pitts, Edward Jones' principal responsible for inclusion and diversity. "The diversity career event is a unique opportunity for job seekers to meet Edward Jones hiring leaders and learn more about the exciting careers available at the firm."
Attendees will have the opportunity to meet with recruiters and leaders from various divisions of the firm. At 5 p.m. that evening, Dave Long, a firm principal, will welcome attendees and share a few words about careers at Edward Jones.
About Edward Jones
Edward Jones, a FORTUNE 500 firm, provides financial services for individual investors in the United States and, through its affiliate, in Canada. Every aspect of the firm's business, from the types of investment options offered to the location of branch offices, is designed to cater to individual investors in the communities in which they live and work. The firm's 13,000-plus financial advisors work directly with nearly 7 million clients. Edward Jones, which ranked No. 10 on FORTUNE magazine's "100 Best Companies to Work For 2016," is headquartered in St. Louis. The Edward Jones Web site is located at www.edwardjones.com, and its recruiting Web site is www.careers.edwardjones.com. Member SIPC.
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