BATON ROUGE, La. – Registration is now open for an LED FastStart online career fair that will connect job seekers with digital, software development and information technology jobs in Baton Rouge, Bossier City and Lafayette. The online event will take place Wednesday, Nov. 2, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Admission is free, and participants can register in advance or at the start of the event.
Positions to be filled at the career fair include full-time System Engineer, Java Developers, Web Developers, .Net Developer, Senior End Point Security Engineer, Cobol Programmer, Python Automation Tester, Production Applicant Support, Software Requirements Specialist and more. Companies are also looking to fill internships in Java Developer, Web Developer and .Net Developer roles.
Four companies seeking to fill over 60 job openings have committed to participate in the career fair to date:
- CGI, Lafayette
- GDIT, Bossier City
- General Informatics, Baton Rouge
- Rural Sourcing, Baton Rouge
Using the Brazen online events platform, job seekers will have the opportunity to explore employers’ online booths, research companies and find opportunities for which they are best suited. Registrants also can participate in one-on-one, text-based chats with company representatives.
Since the LED FastStart Recruitment platform was launched, over 1,800 job seekers have participated in 24 online 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 industry sectors are scheduled throughout the year. To receive email notifications about future career fairs, opt-in here.
To register, visit the Brazen registration page. For more information, contact LED FastStart Recruitment Director Jamie Nakamoto at [email protected] or 225.342.1575.
Louisiana Economic Development is responsible for strengthening the state’s business environment and creating a more vibrant economy. It is the only state agency in the U.S. accredited by the International Economic Development Council, boasting award-winning programs like LED FastStart, rated the No. 1 customized workforce training program in the U.S. 13 years in a row. 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 employers of all sizes at OpportunityLouisiana.com.