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Happening Tomorrow: Tech employers hiring at local job fair Tuesday

Happening Tomorrow: Tech employers hiring at local job fair Tuesday

Are you interested in tech? Seeking employment opportunities? According to The Sun Sentinel, South Florida’s top technology companies including Citrix Systems, Magic Leap, and Modernizing Medicine are scheduled to participate in a job fair on Tuesday at Nova Southeastern University.

The Tech Talent Fest costs $20 for South Florida Technology Alliance members, $25 for nonmembers and $10 for students.

Companies in the region’s tech sector are looking to add hundreds of workers, so the local technology organization, the South Florida Technology Alliance, has launched its first Tech Talent Fest. The job fair and networking event is set for 2 to 8 p.m. at NSU’s College of Engineering and Computing (Carl DeSantis building), 3301 College Ave. in Davie.

Also according to The Sun Sentinel, participating employers also include CBS Interactive, CSPi Technology Solutions, 365 Data Centers, Apex Systems, Beacon Hill Technologies, CB Accelerators, CenturyLink, Comcast, Concurrent Real-Time, Consultis, CTI Consulting, Electronic Payments, Marcum, and SherlockTalent staffing firm.

Also participating is Boca Raton startup Two Degrees, which developed a mobile app for making new business relationships through mutual connections.

e Tech Talent Fest will also offer breakout sessions on job-hunting and career-building with local technology company owners and professionals.

Citrix Systems, a global software company based in Fort Lauderdale, said it plans to hire 250 people in Fort Lauderdale this year; 40 percent of those jobs are in software engineering.

According to The Sun Sentinel, Magic Leap — which is getting ready this year to launch its first product, a wearable computer called Magic Leap One — continues to ramp up its staff after making Plantation its headquarters. Greater Fort Lauderdale Alliance President and CEO Bob Swindell said the economic development organization is working with Magic Leap to consider expansion options.

Meanwhile, Modernizing Medicine, a health technology company in Boca Raton, has about 50 job openings, according to spokeswoman Tara Auclair. Last year, the company announced it would expand into a second office building in the city.

For more information, go to techtalentfest.org for more information.

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