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With Bie Awah (Career Developer, Dev Bootcamp), Tess Manning (Client Exec, Andela), Tarek Pertew (CCO, Uncubed), Kevin McKenna (Dir. Operations, Kenzan).
Thursday, February 23, 2017 at 06:00 PM    Cost: Absolutely Free
Dev Bootcamp NYC, 48 Wall St, 15th Fl


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There are currently more than 31,000 open computing jobs in New York and only 3,575 computer science graduates to fill them.

The demand for skilled technical employees far outpacing the supply, companies are starting to review hiring practices and requirements in order to open the door for more candidates to join their ranks.

Dev Bootcamp and Kenzan are partnering to host this event and bring together NYC-area tech companies, educational resources and industry experts for a conversation about the technology skills gap. Our industry experts from Uncubed, Andela and Dev Bootcamp will address these questions and more:

What are the in-demand tech skills companies are looking for?

How do soft skills make a candidate more attractive?

What are the challenges tech companies face when looking for tech talent?

Why candidates without a 4-year college degree shouldn't be overlooked.

How can tech companies and educational organizations can work together to grow the talent pipeline?

How can tech companies support their employees through continued education and development?

RSVP for Rethinking Tech Talent

Tarek Pertew
CCO, Uncubed

Bie Awah
Career Developer, Dev Bootcamp

Tess Manning
Client Executive, Andela

Kevin McKenna
Director of Operations, Kenzan
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