Terricka Johnson/Chris Warfield
TechFetch/Sterling Communications for WTIA
(SEATTLE, WA; October 8, 2012) - TechFetch, a leading company in connecting IT job candidates with companies, will be holding its first job fair at the Coast Bellevue Hotel in Bellevue, Washington on October 24. The event will be co-sponsored by the Washington Technology Industry Association (WTIA).
Seeing a void in the IT job market in Washington state, TechFetch has teamed up with the WTIA to bring together companies and job seekers alike under one unified purpose: connecting top talent with great employers.
"The WTIA is delighted to partner with TechFetch to bring this technology job fair to the Pacific Northwest," said Susan Sigl, CEO of the Washington Technology Industry Association. "Workforce development initiatives are a priority for the WTIA, and this collaborative effort with TechFetch is a wonderful opportunity to help our tech community prosper by connecting great tech companies with much-needed tech talent."
Highlights of the job fair will include speakers from many of the top Washington state companies for technology and hiring/staffing, including Vertafore, Inrix, and Protingent amongst others. Other available resources include resume help, wardrobe consulting, career coaching professionals, and continuing education and training partners.
The purpose of the job fair is not only to connect candidates and recruiters, but to also promote the benefits and positives of working in Washington state for residents, those in the Northwest, and nationwide.
Employers looking to tap into all the IT talent that Washington has to offer and candidates looking to meet face-to-face with recruiters from top companies should visit http://www.techfetch.com or http://www.washingtontechnology.org more information.
When: 1:00-5:00 p.m., Wednesday, October 24, 2012
Where: Coast Bellevue Hotel, 625 116th Ave. NE, Bellevue, WA 98004
Cost: [$250 for qualified start-ups, $500 for WTIA members, $1000 for non-members]
ABOUT THE WASHINGTON TECHNOLOGY INDUSTRY ASSOCIATION
The Washington Technology Industry Association, founded in 1984, is one of the largest statewide associations of technology companies, IT departments and individual technology professionals in North America. With more than 800 members representing more than 100,000 employees in Washington State, the association is a catalyst for sharing expertise, fostering collaboration, delivering key business services and advancing the value and global impact of technology companies doing business in Washington. The association's corporate sponsors are Aditi, AH&T Insurance, Davis Wright Tremaine LLP, F5 Networks, HTC, Microsoft, Northeastern University Seattle, RealNetworks, Regence BlueShield, Vertafore, Verizon Wireless, and Wells Fargo Insurance Services. For more information, go to http://www.washingtontechnology.org.