Registration is now open for an LED FastStart virtual career fair that will connect job seekers in and outside the state with more than 150 software and technology jobs at 10 companies across Louisiana. The online event will take place Wednesday, June 22, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. There is no charge to participate and job seekers can register in advance or during the event.
Jobs featured at the career fair include positions such as Oracle and .Net Developer, UX/UI Designer, IT Service Desk and Application Administrator, Solutions Architect, Senior Java/Angular/React Developer, Cyber Security/Software/Infrastructure/Systems Engineers and more.
The Louisiana companies that have committed to participate:
- CGI, Lafayette
- DXC, New Orleans
- GDIT, Bossier City
- Global Data Systems, Lafayette
- LHC Group, Lafayette
- Netchex, Covington
- Performance Software, New Orleans
- Premier Health, Baton Rouge
- Rural Sourcing, Baton Rouge
- SchoolMint, Lafayette and New Orleans
Using the Brazen virtual events platform, job seekers will have the opportunity to explore the employers’ virtual booths, research the companies and see the opportunities for which they are best suited. Registrants also can participate in one-on-one text-based chats with company representatives. To register, visit the Brazen registration page.
Since the digital LED FastStart Recruiting platform was launched in 2020, more than 1,500 prospects have participated in 19 virtual career fairs for multiple businesses or individual companies. The fairs have covered a range of industries, from digital/tech to manufacturing. Similar events showcasing other job sectors will be scheduled throughout the year.
For more information, contact LED FastStart Recruitment Director Jamie Nakamoto at Jamie.Nakamoto@la.gov or 225.342.1575. To receive email notifications about future virtual and in-person career fairs, opt in to the LED FastStart Talent Community here.
About LED FastStart
LED FastStart works with new and expanding companies in target industries to tailor comprehensive recruitment, training and workforce solutions. LED FastStart’s custom solutions ensure that employees are fully prepared from day one of a project launch. LED FastStart is the only U.S. program to be ranked No. 1 since Business Facilities introduced the Workforce Training Leaders category in 2010. For more information, visit OpportunityLouisiana.com/FastStart.
Louisiana Economic Development is responsible for strengthening the state’s business environment and creating a more vibrant Louisiana economy. It is the only state agency in the U.S. accredited by the International Economic Development Council, boasting a wide range of award-winning programs and projects routinely ranked among the nation’s best. In 2021, LED attracted 64 new economic development projects representing over 18,100 new direct and indirect jobs, 9,700 retained jobs and more than $20.5 billion in new capital investment. Explore how LED cultivates jobs and economic opportunity for the people of Louisiana, and promotes business opportunity for employers of all sizes at OpportunityLouisiana.com.
LED Media Contacts:
Mark Lorando, Communications Director
Ron Thibodeaux, Press Secretary