Good talent is hard to find and Research in Motion (RIM) along with other Waterloo tech powerhouses are hitting the road in search of their next round of hires. The companies will participate in Communitech-sponsored recruiting events in Montreal on March 21st and Ottawa on March 22nd. Communitech represents more than 700 tech company members in Waterloo Region which currently has some 2,000 tech job openings.
“Tech companies involved in software and hardware development spanning everything from wireless technologies to all aspects of digital media have specialized talent requirements,” said Iain Klugman, CEO of Communitech. ”We hold these recruiting events to help attract that crucial talent to Waterloo Region, which is a great place to work and live.
Montreal's event takes place on Monday, March 21st from 5:00pm to 7:00pm at the Delta Hotel at 475 Avenue President Kennedy. Participating companies in the Montreal event will include: RIM; enterprise learning management software company Desire2Learn; Canada’s leading supplier of IT staffing services PROCOM; and talent recruitment software company Talent Technology. This is the first time Communitech has staged a recruiting event in Montreal.
Ottawa's events will be split into two streams with a new grads-focused event at the MVP Lounge at 683 Bank Street (in The Glebe) from 11:30am to 1:30pm on Tuesday, March 22nd. Qualified applicants will be hosted from 5:00pm to 7:00pm at The Holiday Inn & Suites in Kanata at 101 Kanata Avenue. The same companies recruiting in Montreal will be in attendence along with network policy control solutions company Sandvine, and Engineering Design Services (EDS) company Nuvation.
Visit www.waterlootechjobs.com for further information or to register.