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Vacasa 850 Northwest 13th Avenue Portland, OR 97209

850 Northwest 13th Avenue
Portland, OR 97209, OR 97209, United States (map)

Registration through Eventbrite [https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pdxwit-presents-get-hired-up-tickets-84015750371] is required to gain entry to this event

Looking for a job in tech? Join PDXWIT for an evening dedicated to helping you find your next job. You get what you put in, so come prepared to share copies of your resume. When you register, let us know what you need most right now.

  • Resume review
  • Mock Interviews
  • Portfolio review
  • Q&A with recruiters

We’ll have a short presentation on how to get a remote job. Nicolle Merrill, author of Punch Doubt in the Face: How to upskill, change careers, and beat the robots, will talk about the types of remote work that fit your lifestyle, how to find remote jobs, and how to stand out in a remote job search. At the end of the talk, one attendee will win a free copy of Nicolle’s new book.

We’re also looking for volunteers to participate in the resume and portfolio reviews, as well as mock interviews. If you’re interested, please select “Volunteer” in the registration process. If you are volunteering and would also like to participate in the event, please only register once so we have an accurate headcount.

Agenda:

4:30 p.m. - Doors open, reviews begin

5:15 p.m - Introductions (PDXWIT, host, etc.)

5:20 p.m. - Short presentation with Q&A

5:40 p.m. - Reviews continue

6:30 p.m. - Event ends

Event FAQ

Q: Will there be gender neutral restrooms?

A: Yes

Q: Is the space ADA accessible?

A: Yes

Q: Will there be food and drink at this event?

A: Yes

Q: What is the parking situation?

A: No, there is no onsite parking.

Q: Is there any special information that might help me find the entrance?

A: Front doors lock at 4:30pm. Event managers will be provided badges to let guests into the space and up the elevators to the 5th floor event space. It is important to have event manager(s) stationed at the front desk to help get guests from lobby to 5th floor event space.

Q: Is there secured bike parking?

A: No, there is no secured bike parking.

Q: Should I consider using public transportation?

A: 2 hour parking is typically available in the neighborhood in the afternoon. Paid parking ends at 7pm.

Q: Can I bring my dog?

A: No, we ask that you leave your furry friend home. Please note there may be office pets present at this event.

Purpose:

PDXWIT is a community-based non-profit organization. Our purpose is to strengthen the Portland women in tech community by offering educational programs, partnerships, mentorships, resources and opportunities. We are unifying a supportive environment for current and potential women in tech, all of whom are committed to helping each other. Our goal is to bring together and empower women in tech and to encourage others to pursue tech careers. This is our step towards reducing the gender imbalance in the industry and addressing the current negative effects of that imbalance on women.

Our events are inclusive. ALL people who support our purpose are welcome.

Future events happening here

  • Wednesday
    Jan 8 2020
    PDXWIT Presents: Get Hired Up!

    Registration through Eventbrite [https://www.eventbrite.com/e/pdxwit-presents-get-hired-up-tickets-84015750371] is required to gain entry to this event

    Looking for a job in tech? Join PDXWIT for an evening dedicated to helping you find your next job. You get what you put in, so come prepared to share copies of your resume. When you register, let us know what you need most right now.

    • Resume review
    • Mock Interviews
    • Portfolio review
    • Q&A with recruiters

    We’ll have a short presentation on how to get a remote job. Nicolle Merrill, author of Punch Doubt in the Face: How to upskill, change careers, and beat the robots, will talk about the types of remote work that fit your lifestyle, how to find remote jobs, and how to stand out in a remote job search. At the end of the talk, one attendee will win a free copy of Nicolle’s new book.

    We’re also looking for volunteers to participate in the resume and portfolio reviews, as well as mock interviews. If you’re interested, please select “Volunteer” in the registration process. If you are volunteering and would also like to participate in the event, please only register once so we have an accurate headcount.

    Agenda:

    4:30 p.m. - Doors open, reviews begin

    5:15 p.m - Introductions (PDXWIT, host, etc.)

    5:20 p.m. - Short presentation with Q&A

    5:40 p.m. - Reviews continue

    6:30 p.m. - Event ends

    Event FAQ

    Q: Will there be gender neutral restrooms?

    A: Yes

    Q: Is the space ADA accessible?

    A: Yes

    Q: Will there be food and drink at this event?

    A: Yes

    Q: What is the parking situation?

    A: No, there is no onsite parking.

    Q: Is there any special information that might help me find the entrance?

    A: Front doors lock at 4:30pm. Event managers will be provided badges to let guests into the space and up the elevators to the 5th floor event space. It is important to have event manager(s) stationed at the front desk to help get guests from lobby to 5th floor event space.

    Q: Is there secured bike parking?

    A: No, there is no secured bike parking.

    Q: Should I consider using public transportation?

    A: 2 hour parking is typically available in the neighborhood in the afternoon. Paid parking ends at 7pm.

    Q: Can I bring my dog?

    A: No, we ask that you leave your furry friend home. Please note there may be office pets present at this event.

    Purpose:

    PDXWIT is a community-based non-profit organization. Our purpose is to strengthen the Portland women in tech community by offering educational programs, partnerships, mentorships, resources and opportunities. We are unifying a supportive environment for current and potential women in tech, all of whom are committed to helping each other. Our goal is to bring together and empower women in tech and to encourage others to pursue tech careers. This is our step towards reducing the gender imbalance in the industry and addressing the current negative effects of that imbalance on women.

    Our events are inclusive. ALL people who support our purpose are welcome.

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