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IT INDUSTRY

WEEK

 

March 22 - 26

SHINING A SPOTLIGHT ON IT

West Michigan Works! is shining a light on West Michigan’s high-demand industries.

 

Join us March 22-26 as we highlight our region’s information technology industry.

 

The week will feature a job fair specifically for tech employers, a segment on WZZM, a video focused on the industry in West Michigan, and events and resources for employers and job seekers. This is a great opportunity to celebrate great careers and opportunities in IT.

Each day of the week, we will focus on a different aspects of the industry, concluding with a virtual networking event on Friday. Click on the days below to learn more!

 

CAREER EXPLORATION

Computers are everywhere! Understanding how computers work is not just for techies, but for everyone. Students at all grade levels need to develop introductory skills in computer science. These skills will help them prepare for the future and open doors to in-demand careers in West Michigan. West Michigan Tech Talent has curated a number of great resources that will help learners of all ages begin to explore computer science basics! 

 

EMPLOYER RESOURCES

The Future of Work: How to Manage Remote Teams & Projects

March 23  |  4:30 - 5:45 p.m.

Hear from a panel of local IT professionals as they discuss lessons learned from working remotely over the past year. 

 

These funding opportunities can help businesses train new hires or upskill their current workforce. 

 

Need Labor Market information? In today’s tight labor market, talent recruitment is more challenging than ever. Get detailed position and wage research to help you attract and retain the best talent. 

 

WOMEN IN TECH

JUMP IN: A Great Career Awaits You in Tech!

Check out this video to hear from local women working in a variety of IT positions discuss West Michigan's IT community and the importance of increasing the number of women in the industry. Stay tuned for more stories from West Michigan women in tech!

 

IT'S HAPPENING IN WEST MICHIGAN!

Calling West Michigan Tech Employers!
Are you looking to connect with quality tech talent?


Join us for this virtual networking event to meet IT professionals who are interested in learning about career opportunities with great West Michigan companies (that’s you)!