Capital TechSearch to hold emergency workshop for out-of-work IT people in Richmond

Capital TechSearch The Hoople Group and The Innsbrook Foundation team up to help displaced IT workers get back to work. Due to the layoffs and impact on IT workers in the Richmond area, three local organizations have teamed up to help. Capital TechSearch will lead a workshop that will explore:

1. What are companies looking for right now?
2. What skills should you highlight on your resume?
3. What are networking skills that will give you an edge?

Richmond, VA – November 10, 2008 – Due to the layoffs and impact on IT workers in the Richmond area, three local organizations have teamed up to help. Capital TechSearch will lead a workshop that will explore:

1. What are companies looking for right now?
2. What skills should you highlight on your resume?
3. What are networking skills that will give you an edge?

Two identical workshops are scheduled on Wednesday, November 19th Session 1 – 3:00 – 4:30 PM Session 2 – 4:30 – 6:00 PM The Markel Essex Building – Salons A&B 4521 Highwoods Parkway Glen Allen, VA 23060 For all questions: Peter Kaufman (804) 447-4032

Each session will also include small group career counseling with a recruiter from Capital TechSearch, an expert on the local IT market.

The event is free but seating is limited. To register, send a copy of your resume to [email protected] and the session you would like to attend.

Dave Ingram, Owner of Capital TechSearch said, “This is a very stressful time for workers and families. We want to provide some insight to help these people get back into the workforce.”

Peter Kaufman, co-owner of The Hoople Group added, “It’s up to all of us who care about Richmond to help each other. This is the first step to some industry-specific workshops to bring together industry experts and people who need jobs.”

For more information, contact Peter Kaufman of The Hoople Group at 804-447-4032 or email [email protected]

About Capital TechSearch
Capital TechSearch is a world-class technical recruiting firm supplying organizations with information technology talent on a contract, contract-to-hire or permanent basis. www.capitaltechsearch.com. Capital TechSearch recently was named to the Inc. 5000, Now in its second year, the Inc. 5000, compiled by Inc. Magazine, is the most comprehensive portrait of fast-growing private companies assembled anywhere. Dave Ingram 804-282-8788

About The Innsbrook Foundation
The Innsbrook Foundation oversees the budget and helps run the Innsbrook community. For more information, please visit www.innsbrook.com or call 217-8800.

About The Hoople Group

The Hoople Group is a marketing communications company working with establishing companies and entrepreneurs to find and strengthen their message to their audiences. www.hooplegroup.com Peter Kaufman 804-447-4032

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