Diversity includes all job seekers and employers, says organizers of the Diversity Employment Workshop, which will be 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 27, at the , 16000 NE 10th St.
According to a press release from the city of Bellevue, employers will provide information about current and future job openings and job seekers will have a chance to network with employers and receive tips on how to find employment.
This is event is free, but registration is required by March 26. To RSVP or for more information, contact Kevin Henry at Khenry@bellevuewa.gov.
, a talent acquisition manager in the technology industry, will be the guest speaker. Frenchwood is a former member of the Boeing Co. Diversity Council and she will talk about social networking and social media as a means of recruiting diversity to the workforce, according to the city's press release.
Participants are encouraged to bring copies of their current resume to share with perspective employers -- and to be ready to network.
The city says that employers will be seeking applicants for everything from unskilled, entry-level positions to upper level management jobs, the city reports. The positions include part-time, full-time, temporary and permanent positions.
Expected employers include: Bellevue College, Eddie Bauer, Community Healthplan of Washington, Orion Industries, Riverstone Residential, Neighborhood House, Ajilon Professional Staffing, Highline Community College, Wells Fargo, Alaskan Copper, Equity World, Volt Workforce Solutions and Washington State Employment Security.
The event is part of the Puget Sound Diversity Network meeting series to educate employers about how to increase the job applicant pool and increase diversity in the workforce, according to the city. The program is co-sponsored by the Puget Sound Diversity Employment Network and the Bellevue Parks & Community Services Cultural Diversity Program, the city reports.
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Diversity Employment Workshop will be 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. Tuesday, March 27, at the , 16000 NE 10th St. This is event is free, but registration is required by March 26. To RSVP or for more information, contact Kevin Henry at Khenry@bellevuewa.gov.