Network with IT Professionals at GIT Luncheon

Calling all IT employers and HR in the IT field!
Network with local HR professionals, IT employers, FloridaWorks’ workforce representatives and training providers in a social, casual setting at GIT’s Employer Luncheon on Wednesday, June 5th at Noon at Harry’s!

Learn of IT talent who may be a fit for your company and available community resources for your needs. GIT’s Employer Luncheons create a collaboratory sphere, provide a source of networking and create a system of support surrounding Information Technology in Gainesville, Florida.

This month, come prepared to discuss the following table topics:
–       What IT positions are you hiring for? What are the essential skills and qualifications?
–       Talk about your company culture.
–       What IT competencies were reflected on the resumes of candidates who recently applied to your company’s IT job openings?
–       If there was one “ask” that the person sitting across from you could assist you with, what would it be (re: IT hiring)?

Help build our applicant pool and keep our talent in Gainesville! Send resumes of IT applicants who were not a company or cultural fit to

Employers will also have an opportunity to make ‘popcorn’ announcements towards the close of the event. Come prepared to briefly share good news with your industry colleagues!

Click here to view photos from last month’s luncheon.

Register today! For more information or questions, contact Shareen Baptiste at 352.334.7100 or 

Date:        Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Time:        12:00 – 1:00pm

Location: Harry’s Seafood Restaurant Bar and Grille | 110 SE 1st Street, Gainesville, FL 32601

Cost:         On-line registration: $20 | At-door: $25

Payments are non-refundable for cancellations less than 24 hours prior to event start.


About GIT: Gainesville Information Technology 

GITis 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 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, Grooveshark, Infinite Energy, United Way, local training providers and other local companies.

GIT is working to position Gainesville as a leading IT community by developing, attracting and retaining “1337” talent. For Gainesville 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 community collaboration; and (4) cultivate IT interest in the up-and-coming generation.

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.