Calling all employers and HR professionals in the IT field!
Meet-and-greet local HR professionals, IT employers, workforce representatives and training providers in a social, casual setting at GIT’s (Gainesville Information Technology) inaugural IT Employer Luncheon on Wednesday, April 3rd at Noon at BJ’s Restaurant! This luncheon is sponsored by Kelly Services.
Attend this luncheon to learn of IT talent who may be a fit for your company and available community resources for your needs. The intended purpose of GIT’s monthly employer luncheons is to create a collaboratory sphere, provide a source of networking and create a system of support surrounding Information Technology in Gainesville, Florida. Come prepared to discuss what YOU envision for future IT Employer Luncheons! Click here to register today!
More information about GIT: Gainesville Information Technology
GIT is an IT Taskforce, assembled by FloridaWorks and the Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce, focused on strengthening the IT talent pool within the Gainesville area to assist local employers with their hiring needs and attract future economic development prospects to the area, further growing our economy. The taskforce leading this movement is comprised of 25 individuals, representing the Gainesville Area Chamber of Commerce, FloridaWorks, University of Florida, Santa Fe College, New Horizons Computer Learning Centers, Gainesville Regional Utilities, Info Tech, InterMed, 10Geek Software, Institute for Workforce Innovation, local training providers and other local companies.
The Taskforce developed a name, mission statement and goals to help guide its efforts. Going by GIT (Gainesville Information Technology), its mission statement is to position Gainesville as a leading IT community by developing, attracting and retaining “1337” talent. It aims to be the coolest place in the nation for IT professionals. The taskforce has identified the following goals: (1) strengthen Gainesville’s IT infrastructure; (2) attract strong candidates to Gainesville; (3) encourage collaboration and national competition; and (4) grow IT interest in the up-and-coming generation.
For questions or to find out how you can support or further GIT’s initiative, contact Shareen Baptiste at 352.334.7100 or Shareen@GainesvilleChamber.com.
FloridaWorks is an equal opportunity employer/program. Auxiliary aids and services are available upon request to individuals with disabilities. All voice telephone numbers may be reached by persons using TTY/TDD equipment via the Florida Relay Service at 711.