Career Fair to Host Health IT Employers
Third Annual Health IT Career Fair coming March 6
ATLANTA (February 20, 2014) –TAG Health, a society of Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), the state’s leading association dedicated to the promotion and economic advancement of Georgia’s technology industry, today announced its 3rd annual Health IT Career Fair will be held March 6th at Georgia State University’s Student Center. The event, which will run from 10am until 2pm, will feature multiple employers and is expected to attract more than 200 job seekers of all levels and backgrounds, ranging from students to experienced IT professionals.
The industry is seeing a growing demand for project managers, sales representatives and implementation specialists. Health IT Career Fair sponsor and exhibitor, Streamline Health, is looking for experienced engineers and production analysts. Other participating employers include Carrolton-based Greenway, Alpharetta-based simplifyMD, and Atlanta-based LexisNexis.
“In the healthcare IT environment of today, both providers and vendors are seeking to recruit top talent to ensure regulatory deadlines are met and incentives are achieved,” stated Robert E. Watson, President and Chief Executive Officer of Streamline Health. “The TAG Health IT Career Fair gives us access to a large pool of qualified IT professionals in the Atlanta area.”
Georgia is recognized as the nation’s health IT leader with more than 250 health IT companies operating in the state. In Georgia, health IT is a $4 billion industry with a projected employment growth rate of more than 36%. Currently, there are more than 15,000 health IT employees in the state with an estimated need for more than 1,000 new employees by 2015.
TAG Health is hosting a Health IT Career Seminar with Resume Review and Job Search Prep on February 26th from 2pm to 8pm to help job seekers prepare their resumes and learn to work a career fair. Information for the prep session is available online at http://tinyurl.com/m8twn2o.
The 2014 Health IT Career fair will be March 6thfrom 10am to 2pm at the Georgia State University Student Center Ballroom. Spots are still available for employers. Registration is available online at http://tinyurl.com/p9oqeb7 .
About The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG)
The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG) is the leading technology industry association in the state, serving more than 22,500 members and hosting over 200 events each year. TAG serves as an umbrella organization for 34 industry societies, each of which provides rich content for TAG constituents. TAG’s mission is to educate, promote, and unite Georgia’s technology community to foster an innovative and connected marketplace that stimulates and enhances a tech-based economy. The association provides members with access to networking and educational programs; recognizes and promotes Georgia’s technology leaders and companies; and advocates for legislative action that enhances the state’s economic climate for technology. Additionally, the TAG Education Collaborative (TAG’s charitable arm) focuses on helping science, technology, engineering and math (STEM) education initiatives thrive. For more information visit the TAG website at www.tagonline.org or TAG’s community website at www.TAGthink.com. To learn about the TAG-Ed Collaborative, visit http://www.tagedonline.org/.