BDPA members (past, present and future) are invited to join us on Wednesday, September 18th, 2013 @ 6:00 p.m. BDPA hosts Cincinnati Blacks In Technology - http://www.meetup.com/TechLife-Cincinnati/events/136760752/ - Our topic of discussion this month is: 1st Annual IT Recruiter Roundtable.
BDPA hosts ‘Cincinnati Blacks In Technology' to collaborate with the vibrant community of like-minded technology professionals of color in our city. The doors are wide open for those folks who passionate about all things technical. Our meetups encourage fun, socializing and high level talks on a variety of technology topics. IT recruiters and IT job seekers are both welcome!
These are the best of times ... and the worst of times ... as it relates tojobs in the IT industry. Corporate America is rebounding from the Great Recession and unemployment continues to lag at levels that are much too high in the Black community and in Greater Cincinnati. As such, we want to lift the curtain of secrecy about the recruitment process so that BDPA members and supporters have every advantage when it comes to advancing their careers in the IT industry.
We are bringing three (3) experienced IT recruiters to the roundtable. They will answer all the questions you've always wanted to ask ... but, were afraid to do so. This will be an outstanding opportunity for anyone from college interns to entry-level IT professionals to experienced technicians, managers or executives to get the ‘inside scoop' on what it takes to successfully land a job or a promotion or a career in the IT industry.
Our panel includes:- Michelle Castellanos (senior recruiter, Luxottica Retail)
- Karen Lipscomb (corporate recruiter, GE Aviation via Yoh)
- Gary Prater (managing director, NextGen Consultant)
Each panel member brings years of experience with IT recruitment and they each want to share their expertise and wisdom with BDPA members at this panel discussion.
Anyone ... regardless of race or color ... interested in tech is welcome!