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TechHire KC: Tech Sector Meetup at Think Big

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Think Big Coworking and Event Space

1712 Main Street

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Kansas City, MO 64108

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Computer science drives innovation throughout the US economy, fuels city development and powers local businesses. There are currently 486,686 open computing jobs nationwide. Last year, only 42,969 computer science students graduated into the workforce. The first week of December marks Computer Science Education Week, let's get together and talk about the tech workforce in KC!

What are your tech hiring needs?

Find out how the TechHire initiative can impact your organization, how you can participate with subsidized placements, and discover how you can influence programming, training and curriculum to better meet your workforce needs. During these meetups, we will explore those topics and dive deeper into the region's 5-year outlook, sector best practices, labor trends, and curriculum/instructional design in I.T. in Kansas City.

This meetup is for tech-sector employers looking to hire or shape the workforce pipeline. Join us for coffee and a light breakfast Thursday, Decemeber 7 from 8:00 to 9:30am.

Think Big Partners, with KCSourceLink, serves as the Tech Sector Intermediary on behalf of FEC and the TechHire initiative in Kansas City.

About TechHire

TechHire is recoding the American economy by helping employers find outstanding tech talent, and overlooked job seekers get the training and connections they need to start successful technical careers.

TechHire Kansas City

In one of the original communities to join the President’s TechHire initiative, the Full Employment Council’s Greater Kansas City Technology Career Collaboration (GKCTCC) will help train 2,000 participants, including young adults facing barriers to employment such as disabilities and criminal records and workers currently in low-wage jobs. Training will focus on four high-growth industries: (1) IT, (2) healthcare, (3) advanced manufacturing, and (4) financial services. Working with Think Big, Full Employment Council, the National Machining and Tooling Association, and Missouri/Kansas Hospital Association, GKCTCC will identify the skills to succeed in each industry and work with training providers to customize curricula to help prepare participants for well-paying jobs.
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