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• There are a couple of big job fairs scheduled Wednesday in Phoenix. Fortune 500 companies with immediate openings are taking part in a hiring event from 10 a.m. until 1 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza near 44th and Washington streets. Job seekers are also invited to meet with employers, including Starbucks, the City of Phoenix, National Guard and more, from 2 p.m. until 6 p.m. at Neighborhood Ministries near 19th Avenue and Van Buren Street.
• A new realty firm has launched in the Valley with plans to hire 1,200 agents this year. Scottsdale-based Clayton Nash Real Estate said it operates on a 100 percent commission structure, and provides office space with computers, telephones, signs and other essentials to its agents for $25 a month.