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Deanne Desautels
Owner/President
602-306-4473 Ext 101
deanne@afprofessionals.com


Heather Eden
SR VP of Recruiting
602-306-4473  Ext 100
heather@afprofessionals.com


Justin Hook
VP Sales and Recruiting
602-306-4473  Ext 107
justin@afprofessionals.com


Julie Andersen
Business Development Manager
602-306-4473 Ext 113


Britney Savage
Operations Specialist
602-306-4473  Ext 102
britney@afprofessionals.com





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Good Reads
The 4 Words You Need to Repeat to Yourself When You're Stressed at Work 

"Calm down, you're not saving lives." That's probably what you hear from unhelpful friends when you humblebrag about how much you have to do at work or how  stressed  you are. And you can't really argue against it. We all know doctors are the ultimate symbol of hard work-they put in long, grueling hours, they make huge sacrifices, and they face some of the hardest decisions and circumstances on a daily basis.
Read more here
How to Get a Reputation as a Hard Worker (Without Staying Late Everyday)

So much of advancing in your career has to do with making the right impression-with the people on your team, in your network, and inter-departmentally, too. That means, to some degree, performing well at work is all about getting noticed.

Read more here
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Available Opportunities
Executive Assistant
South Chandler
We have an immediate opening for an Executive Assistant located in South Chandler. The individual will provide administrative support to the Controller.
 
Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Prepare and follow-up on proposals for additional/extra work.
  • Calendaring, arrange and schedule travel
  • Manage and maintain AWA (Extra Work) logs to ensure that each is submitted and billed appropriately and timely.
  • Manage and maintain monthly billing submittals and corresponding logs.
  • Responsible for reviewing and submitting all billing to Accounts Receivables.
  • Maintain billing log.
  • Run all weekly and monthly operations reports.
  • Maintain monthly projections and forecasts.
  • Create and submit expense reports for Operations Team
  • Order supplies/and stock office machines.
If you are interested, please submit your resume to  Justin@afprofessionals.com
 
Inbound Customer Care Specialist
Chandler
12 months prior customer service and/or call center experience, preferably one year inbound call center experience.
Must:
Pass cognitive ability test, with 86% or better - we currently use a Basic Office Grammar & Spelling test.
Pass alphanumeric Keystroke Test - looking for at least 6,000 keystrokes with a 95% accuracy (equivalent to 20 wpm)
Be able to attend a 4-week training session Monday - Friday 9 am to 5:30 pm first two weeks (11:15 am to 8 pm final two weeks)

If you are interested, please submit your resume to  heather@staff-logic.com

SR Tax Professional     65K - 90K DOE 
East Valley 
 * experience with income tax preparation. 
Must have experience with Corporate, Partnership, S-Corporation, and individual income taxes. 
Trust tax experience is a plus.   Excellent communication skills and ability to work directly with the clients is a must. Creative Solutions tax and accounting software (Ultratax, Practice CS, Workpapers CS) as well as Quickbooks.  Another plus, although not required, would be experience with financial statement engagements as well as tax

If interested email resume to:   deanne@afprofessionals.com or call 602-306-4473



Local Events
Nov 17, 2016  |  1825 E Elliot Rd Tempe
5:30 PM |Free Admission

Celebrate the holiday season at Pollack Tempe Cinema. Doors open at 5:30 pm and the night's festivities will begin with an over-the-top holiday light display. Movies will begin at 7 p.m. and will feature holiday-favorites such as "Home Alone", "Holiday Inn", "Arthur Christmas", and "Scrooged".

Nov 18, 2016 | 
2400 E Missouri Ave Phoenix
6:30 - 10:00 PM | $125

Expect well-dressed attendees, art deco d├ęcor, ample Arizona craft beer and a whole lot more when the inaugural Brewers Ball kicks off this fall at the Arizona Biltmore. 

Nov 19, 2016
24810 S. Rittenhouse Rd Queen Creek
10 AM - 4:30 PM | $15 per person; 3 and under free

Step back in time at this inspirational, educational, interactive living history event. Meet George Washington, watch battle reenactments of the American Revolution and the American Civil War, tour live encampments, and experience historic fashion, music, medical demonstrations, craftsmen, games, shopping, food, and more!

Nov 19, 2016 | 
Margaret T. Hance Park
67 W. Culver St Phoenix
11 AM - 5 PM |$10

Top pizza makers will come together for a beautiful day out in the November sunshine at Margaret T. Hance Park for the second annual Phoenix Pizza Festival,benefiting Downtown Phoenix Inc. Approximately 15 pizza makers will sell all types of pizzas, offered at $2-$4 slices and above (half-pies, full-pies, etc. depending on their preference). The event will include live bands, lawn games, desserts, local vendor marketplace, kid's zone and more.







Nov 19, 2016 |  Phoenix Union Bioscience High School
512 E Pierce St Phoenix
2 PM | $12 (or two baked pies) for 5 tasting tickets

The Pie Social returns with an all-star line up of celebrity chefs ready to debut delicious pie creations. The beloved Pie Social pairs the culinary masterpieces of 15 local chefs across Phoenix with those of local community bakers. The event will also feature free milk from a local dairy farm, live music and pie-inspired vendors for a fun-filled celebration of all things pie.


Recurring Events:

Lights of the World Lantern Festival


See more events here

KID'S CORNER

Nov 19, 2016 | Jewel of the Creek Preserve in Cave Creek
10 AM - 2 PM | Free Admission
Explore our amazing Sonoran desert along with children of all ages. Join Desert Foothills Land Trust for a day of free family fun at the Jewel of the Creek Preserve in Cave Creek. The fourth annual Desert Discovery Day will include a "scavenger hunt" of activity stations along the trail. Children will receive a passport stamp at each station, and be given a goody bag for collecting the stamps. Enjoy live animals, crafts, rehabilitated raptor releases and refreshments.


Recurring Events:


Comedy
November 18, 2016 
Talking Stick Resort 
9800 East Indian Bend Road, Scottsdale 
7 PM | $45-$155

November 18 - 19, 2016
Stand Up Live
50 W Jefferson St #200 Phoenix
See website for times | $40, 2 drink minimum

November 20, 2016 
Stand Up Live
50 W Jefferson St #200 Phoenix
7 PM | $22, 2 drink minimum 

November 20, 2016 
Talking Stick Resort 
9800 East Indian Bend Road, Scottsdale 
8 PM | $60-$200

Concerts

Nov 19, 2016  | Comerica Theater 
400 W. Washington St Phoenix
11 AM- 10 PM | $17
 
Nov 20, 2016  | Talking Stick Resort Arena  
201 E Jefferson St, Phoenix
7:30 PM | SOLD OUT

click here for more music! 

Movies

Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them
PG-13 | 2hr 13min | Action/ Adventure/ Family

This spin-off of the Harry Potter franchise jumps back in time to explore the wizarding world of 1926 New York, which is being threatened by both mystical acts of destruction and a group of extremist No-Majs (the American term for Muggles, i.e. those unable to use magic). Author Newt Scamander (Eddie Redmayne) arrives in the city as part of a global study of fantastic beasts, but he gets caught up in this conflict when some of the magical creatures in his care are accidentally released .

The Edge of Seventeen
R | 1hr 42min | Comedy/ Drama

A precocious, narcissistic high schooler named Nadine is horrified when her best friend starts dating her impossibly perfect brother. Soon, she falls into a downward spiral that forces her to reflect on her cruel, self-centered behavior. Kyra Sedgwick and Woody Harrelson co-star.

Click  here for movie times and tickets! 
Sporting Events
Bankers Life Fieldhouse - Indianapolis, IN
November 18, 2016 | 5 PM

Huskies Stadium - Seattle, WA
November 19, 2016 | 5:30 PM

U.S. Bank Stadium - Minneapolis, MN
November 20, 2016 | 11 AM

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Accounting & Finance Professionals, Inc. 
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