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Thursday, October 13, 2016

The Hiring Demand for Black Tech Professionals Continues — Next Up, the Washington DC Area!

— Special VIP Hiring Event for Black Sales Executives and IT Professionals in D.C., Maryland and Northern Virgnia —

Will Moss, founder of HBCU Connect, networking with attendees to his company's event

Will Moss (center), founder of HBCU Connect, networking with attendees to his company’s event

Nationwide — HBCU Connect has hosted several events (in Dallas, Charlotte, and the San Francisco Bay Area) this year to help big tech companies recruit African American talent, and all of the events have been very successful. In fact, many attendees have even been hired on the spot to work for companies like Symantec and Microsoft.

On October 25th, in partnership with Microsoft’s Sales Business division, HBCU Connect is offering Black technical professionals in the D.C. Maryland, and Virginia area, the opportunity to meet with representatives from Microsoft, to learn more about career opportunities, network with their peers, as well as open up one-on-one discussions with Microsoft team members that could lead to a new career for attendees for high paying tech careers!

Microsoft is looking for African Americans with experience in the following areas to register for the event:

* Public Sector & Enterprise Sales Professionals
* Software Sales & Solutions Engineers
* Windows Operating Systems Experts
* Cloud Solutions Experts
* IT Consultants
* Cyber Security and Mobile Technology Professionals

Event Details:

* WHEN: Tuesday, October 25th, from 5pm to 8pm
* WHERE: Reston, Virginia – Venue Information to Follow with Confirmed Invitation
* REGISTER ONLINE: www.hbcuconnect.com/microsoft/dc.cgi?src=bn

The CEO and founder of HBCU Connect, Will Moss, will also be attending the event with Microsoft’s recruitment team and hiring managers. “We expect to see some really high caliber professionals in attendance that will be looking to land interviews with Microsoft leadership, as well as learn more about what life at Microsoft is like for an African American employee,” said Moss. “What is really exciting about this particular event is that we are reaching out to professionals with a background in sales and technology, which is a first for us and our partnership with Microsoft!”

Those interested in attending should register immediately as there is limited space on the guest list which is already 75% full. Once attendance is confirmed, the exact location of the event will be shared as well as details on parking and an agenda for the evening.

For more information, details, and how to register, please visit:

Pictures of past events:


About HBCU Connect
Founded in 1999, HBCU Connect (www.hbcuconnect.com) is the first and largest media outlet targeted towards the Historically Black College and University (HBCU) community. Boasting over 1.5 million registered members and encompassing a complete web portal, magazine, recruiting engine, social networking site, forums, blogs, news feeds and shopping, HBCUConnect.com serves the needs of HBCU aspirants, students, alumni, faculty and staff by providing a single destination and launching point for the entire diaspora.


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