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TechHire KC: Tech Sector Meetup at Think Big

Thursday, December 7 @ 8:00 am - 9:30 am • Organized By Think Big Partners
1712 Main St., #200, Kansas City, MO 64108


Computer science drives innovation throughout the US economy, fuels city development and powers local businesses. There are currently 486,686 open computing jobs nationwide. Last year, only 42,969 computer science students graduated into the workforce. The first week of December marks Computer Science Education Week, let's get together and talk about the tech workforce in KC!

What are your tech hiring needs?

Find out how the TechHire initiative can impact your organization, how you can participate with subsidized placements, and discover how you can influence programming, training and curriculum to better meet your workforce needs. During these meetups, we will explore those topics and dive deeper into the region's 5-year outlook, sector best practices, labor trends, and curriculum/instructional design in I.T. in Kansas City.

This meetup is for tech-sector employers looking to hire or shape the workforce pipeline. Join us for coffee and a light breakfast Thursday, Decemeber 7 from 8:00 to 9:30am.

Think Big Partners, with KCSourceLink, serves as the Tech Sector Intermediary on behalf of FEC and the TechHire initiative in Kansas City.

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Think Big Coworking and Event Space
1712 Main St.
Kansas City, MO 64108
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