TAMPA, FL – ITEN WIRED is proud to announce a nationwide Virtual Career Opportunities Expo to be held on Wednesday, October 27, 2021, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. EST.

The Virtual Career Opportunities Expo will highlight available, in-person and remote technology careers in Tampa Bay, throughout the state of Florida; and across the United States, which according to LinkedIn News, has six of the top 20 cities where U.S job seekers are most likely to apply for remote work.

Not only is this annual event located in “Florida’s tech capital,” as stated by Forbes, but it is also free of charge to job seekers and businesses and is sponsored by Clark University’s Tech Quest Apprenticeship Program, IT Gulf Coast and FloridaWest Economic Development Alliance. CareerSource Tampa Bay is proud to announce it will be assisting this year by providing support via their virtual online jobs platform for the first-ever Virtual Career Opportunities Expo.

ITEN WIRED is inviting local workforce boards across the country to participate in the virtual event.

“We are very excited to participate in this annual event to support technology industries nationwide and are proud to assist in the marketing efforts for this event,” said CSTB CEO John Flanagan. “Our relationship with ITEN WIRED and our participation in this virtual Career Opportunities Expo can help us find new and exciting ways to help connect tech businesses and job seekers.”

“Clark University’s Tech Quest Apprenticeship Expansion Consortium is thrilled to support the IT Virtual Career Opportunities Expo,” said Dug Jones, Project Director with Clark University. “Connecting job seekers to high paying IT industry careers is a win-win that helps drive economic development nationwide.”

People interested in positions within Cybersecurity and Information Technology are encouraged to participate. For more information, visit: http://www.careersourcetampabay.com/jobfair

Job Seekers can also sign up for the event at: https://portal.premiervirtual.com/event/register-jobseeker/9355-iten-wired-virtual-career-expo

Employers who would like to participate in the event can register online at: https://portal.premiervirtual.com/event/register-company/9355-iten-wired-virtual-career-expo

“There are so many lucrative career pathways in the information technology sector, and remote work allows Floridians to enjoy our unparalleled quality of life, including low taxes, while working for tech companies here or elsewhere,” said CareerSource Florida President and CEO Michelle Dennard. “The national ITEN WIRED Career Expo is a great example of how Florida’s partners in workforce development and education collaborate to provide great career opportunities to Floridians while helping IT businesses here and around the country find needed talent.”

For further details, or to register, or sign up as a sponsor, please visit www.itenwired.com.

About CareerSource Florida

CareerSource Florida, with its business-led board of directors, provides policy direction for talent development programs administered by the Department of Economic Opportunity, Florida’s 24 local workforce development boards and their 100 career centers. The CareerSource Florida State Board serves as the Governor’s principal workforce policy and investment board, working in partnership with DEO, which is responsible for the state workforce system’s fiscal and administrative affairs, and local workforce development boards that serve Florida’s businesses and career seekers. Together, the CareerSource Florida network connects employers with qualified, skilled talent and Floridians with employment and career development opportunities to achieve economic prosperity. Learn more at careersourceflorida.com.

About CareerSource Tampa Bay

CareerSource Tampa Bay offers a full range of career planning services for professional and entry level candidates, while strengthening the competitive edge of local businesses in measurable ways that lead to the economic vitality of the region. Programs and initiatives are sponsored by CareerSource Tampa Bay and the State of Florida, Department of Economic Opportunity and fully supported by the U.S. Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Agriculture as part of awards totaling $23,321,277. Businesses can access CareerSource’s wide range of professional services that include recruiting, training for new and existing employees, targeted hiring events, and retention support strategies. All resources and services are provided at no cost to both businesses and job candidates. Programs funded through CareerSource Tampa Bay are equal opportunity programs with auxiliary aids and services available upon request to individuals with disabilities. Persons using TTY/TTD equipment use Florida Relay Service 711. A proud partner of the American Job Center network to learn more, visit www.careersourcetampabay.com.

About Clark University Tech Quest Apprenticeship

Founded in 1887, Clark University is a liberal arts-based research university that prepares its students to meet tomorrow’s most daunting challenges and embrace its greatest opportunities. Clark offers 33 undergraduate majors, more than 30 advanced degree programs, and nationally recognized community partnerships that fuse rigorous scholarship with authentic world and workplace experiences to empower and excite the learning community to pursue lives and careers of meaning and authenticity. To learn more about Tech Quest Apprenticeship visit, TQAClark.com

About IT Gulf Coast

The Information Technology Association of the Gulf Coast (IT Gulf Coast)is a Pensacolabased, 501c6 non-profit organization for individual students, IT professionals, and corporate members of the Northwest Florida Community. Its mission is to promote business and technology within the community, provide social and networking opportunities, produce educational content that specifically aids its member base, as well as assists in fundamentally changing how to inspire the youth of the community, to the possibilities of a career in technology. For more information, visit itgulfcoast.org