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LED to host virtual career fair featuring digital and tech jobs

February 23 from 11:00 am - 2:00 pm
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Posted at 11:28 AM, Feb 11, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-11 12:28:35-05

Registration is now open for Louisiana Economic Development's FastStart virtual career fair.

The fair will be held virtually on February 23, 2022 from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm.

Admission is free to attend. Participants can register in advance, here, or during the event.

The career fair will connect job seekers in and outside the state with digital and tech positions such as IT Support Specialist, Cyber Security Engineer, Application Developer, Angular / React / Java Developer, Software or Systems Engineers and IT Operations.

Ten companies are expected to participate in the career fair:

  • CGI, Lafayette
  • DXC, New Orleans
  • General Informatics, Baton Rouge
  • IBM, Baton Rouge and Monroe
  • LHC Group, Lafayette
  • Performance Software, New Orleans
  • Prokeep, New Orleans
  • Rural Sourcing, Baton Rouge
  • SchoolMint, Lafayette
  • StrikerVR, New Orleans

Job seekers can use the Brazen events platform to explore employers' virtual booths, research the companies and see the opportunities for which they are best suited.

Registrants also can participate in one-on-one text-based chats with company representatives, according to LED.

Since the digital LED FastStart Recruiting platform was launched in October 2020, LED says over 1,200 job seekers have participated in 16 virtual career fairs. The fairs have covered a range of industries, from digital/tech to manufacturing.

To register for the event, click here.

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