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The Leadership Group Co-Hosts First Bay Area-Wide Virtual Career Fair

San Jose, CA – August 21, 2020 – The Silicon Valley Leadership Group, Bay Area Council, Ohlone College and the Bay Area Community College Consortium are hosting Hire Together, the first region-wide virtual career fair, on August 25. The career fair is is free for students and job seekers from 20+ universities, community colleges, and workforce boards across the Bay Area.

Some of Silicon Valley’s top employers will be featured including Cisco, Amazon Web Services, Bank of the West, Dignity Health, Webcor, and Wells Fargo.

Unlike most career fairs, hosted by one college for a specific set of students, this equity-focused event takes advantage of the virtual environment and cross-sector educational partnerships to reach job seekers wherever they are.

The first hour will showcase ten employers who will speak about their culture, positions, and hiring practices. In the second hour, each employer will host their own zoom room where they will answer questions from the audience and provide further detail about open roles.

When:
Tuesday, August 25, 2020
1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Attendee Registration:
Attendees can register here at no cost, and have the option to upload their resume to each employer at the fair in advance or day of.

Media Registration:
For media interested in attending this event, please register HERE. For media inquiries, please contact Pam Kelly, Sr. Marketing Comms. Manager at [email protected] or call (408) 483-2410.

About the Silicon Valley Leadership Group
The Leadership Group, founded in 1978 by David Packard of Hewlett-Packard, represents more than 340 of Silicon Valley’s most respected employers on issues and campaigns that affect the economic health and quality of life in

Silicon Valley, including education, energy, environment, health, housing, tax policies, tech and innovation and transportation. Leadership Group members collectively provide nearly one of every three private sector jobs in Silicon Valley. For more information, visit svlg.org.

About the Bay Area Council
The Bay Area Council has been at the intersection of business and civic leadership, shaping the future of the Bay Area since 1945. Today, the Bay Area Council is focused on ensuring the Bay Area is the best place to live and work. The Bay Area Council welcomes business leaders committed to working with public and community leaders to keep the Bay Area the most innovative, globally competitive, inclusive and sustainable region in the world. For more information, visit bayareacouncil.org.

Contact: Pam Kelly, [email protected], (408) 483-2410

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