Job seekers and local employers are encouraged to attend the Puget Sound Diversity Network meeting on March 27, from 9:30 am – 11:30 am at the Crossroads Community Center, 16000 Northeast 10th Street Bellevue, Washington 98008. http://www.bellevuewa.gov/crossroads_center.htm.
The purpose of the meeting is to educate employers about how to diversify the job applicant pool and increase diversity in the workforce. Employers will provide information on current and future job openings and job seekers will have a chance to network with employers and receive tips on how to find employment.
Guest speaker for the program is Fancy Frenchwood, a talent acquisition manager in the tech industry. Frenchwood is a former member of the Boeing Co. diversity council and will talk about social networking and social media as a means of recruiting diversity to the workforce.
The types of job openings presented by employers range from unskilled, entry-level positions to upper level management jobs, and include part-time, full-time, temporary, temp-to-perm, and permanent positions. Those attending the meetings represent small, medium and large size companies and include both public and private sector employers. Staffing services are also well represented at these monthly meetings.
This event is free but reservations are required by March 22. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org