Techies looking to advance their careers are invited to sign up free of charge to attend Leeds Digital Job Fair 5.0 this Thursday (24 October) at the First Direct Arena, with doors opening at 3.30pm.
Automotive industry experts cap hpi top the list of almost 50 employers who will be present on the day and eager to talk to prospective recruits.
Other high-profile exhibitors will include Sky Betting & Gaming, FinancialForce, the British Library, The Stars Group DWP Digital and BJSS.
David Collings, Head of Marketing at cap hpi, said: “We’re attending the Leeds Digital Job Fair once again because it’s a key event for cap hpi to meet up with some amazingly talented people with great digital skill sets. The event offers a central place for cap hpi to meet and chat with some of the best digital talent the Leeds area can offer.
“We’re a Leeds-based business and we’re big believers that the digital talent in our region is second to none. We’ve seen phenomenal growth in the last few years and that is down to the fantastic people we’ve brought in.
“The Job Fair helps us get in front of these fantastic people to explain what we do and what we can offer future employees, whether they’re just starting out, looking for a career change or seasoned professionals.”
Leeds Digital Job Fair 5.0 will also feature a series of talks from industry experts on the new Hey! conference stage.
Hey! founder Josh Nesbitt said: “I’m really excited to be bringing our regular event and conference Hey! – a platform for the tech community – to Leeds Digital Job Fair 5.0 for an event covering the various challenges and lessons learned from working in the digital sector.
“From a talk about looking after your own mental health, to dealing with ADHD, to scaling an agency and all the logistics that comes with that, I’m proud of our varied and experienced line-up.”
Leeds Digital Job Fair 5,0 is organised by Herd founder Amy De-Balsi with support from sponsors Leeds City Council, Leeds City Region Enterprise Partnership (LEP), Bruntwood SciTech and Fruition IT.
She said: “It promises to be a fantastic day with a huge range of top-level employers on show.
“Their mission is to identify and recruit the best available candidates with the potential to improve business performance and productivity in the ever-competitive Leeds digital sector.
“Given the large number of exhibitors and the choice of positions on offer, attendees should allow time to speak to as many employers as possible. There will be opportunities for people of all levels of experience in tech.
“Online registration is quick and easy and is essential to attend First Direct Arena.
“I look forward to a huge turnout on Thursday.”