Virtual Job Fair announced to attract IT, engineering talent in Roanoke Valley

Roanoke Valley News

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ROANOKE, COUNTY, Va. (WFXR) – A virtual hiring event has been scheduled for this Wednesday, Oct. 28 from 1 to 5 p.m.

The event is a collaboration between Roanoke County, the Roanoke Regional Partnership and Virginia Career Works – Blue Ridge.

This first-of-its-kind event for the area is specifically aimed at those interested in a career in software development, industrial engineering, IT administration and other in-demand technical positions.

Since this is a virtual event, it can be attended from anywhere and is being promoted both locally and up and down the east coast.

Those attending the event will be able to connect with over 13 of the county’s premier IT and manufacturing employers looking to fill their openings.

They will be able to reach companies, review job openings and apply right through the virtual event. Attendees will also be able to live chat with recruiters from each of the companies participating in the virtual job fair.

Participating employers include:

  • Medeco/ASSA ABLOY
  • Delta Dental of Virginia
  • Carilion Clinic
  • DS Smith
  • ORIGO
  • HyperGen
  • Packaging Corporation of America
  • Roanoke County
  • New Millennium Building Systems
  • Trivium Packaging
  • Tecton
  • Cardinal IG
  • Valcom
  • … and more.

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