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BDPA in Partnership with Professional Diversity Network

Wednesday, March 23, 2016  
Posted by: Audra Anderson
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March 15, 2016

BDPA in Partnership with



(Chicago, Il) -- The Black Data Processing Associates (BDPA) together with Professional Diversity Network (PDN), have partnered to create BDPA Hired. BDPA Hired is a STEM recruiting program that sources BDPA membership, candidates registered at, Professional Diversity Network and other partner sites. BDPA Hired is available to BDPA sponsors and other employers interested in sourcing IT, and other candidates. BDPA Hired will source candidates based on expertise and location. It is different because BDPA Hired goes out and finds the talent and matches based on the employers must have qualifications.  The program is designed to reach both passive and active job seekers.   


“The BDPA Hired service addresses the needs of both our members and sponsors. Making the right career connection is important to our overall initiatives and something our employer sponsors have asked about many times" said BDPA President Michael Williams. “We like this innovation and working with Professional Diversity Network will assure our sponsors of the best possible service." 


Professional Diversity Network is excited to support this service for BDPA members and sponsors. We have been successfully souring candidates for all professional areas and adding the BDPA membership and our access to candidates registered at the BDPA career portal ITDiversityCareers and our other partners should make BDPA Hired a valued services for all” Said PDN EVP Russell Esquivel Jr.   


About PDN

Professional Diversity Network develops and operates online networks tailored to provide diverse professionals in the US with access to employment opportunities. PDN’s platform supports employers that value diversity in identifying and acquiring diverse talent, and facilitating EEO-OFCCP compliance.  PDN currently has over 1.5 million monthly visitors and partners with organizations like BDPA, NAACP, NAPW, ALPFA, VetJobs and many more.


 About BDPA

Founded in 1975, BDPA is the premier organization for African American professionals in the information technology industry. BDPA has fulfilled its mission and worked to bridge the digital divide by providing career growth opportunities for its members

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