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Tech Talent Summit

Hosted by Miami Tech Works
Past Event
Welcome! To join the event, please register below.
About Event

Unlock Your Potential: A Day of Empowerment and Skill Building

Embark on a transformative journey to elevate your career at a premier event designed for ambitious professionals and job seekers in the tech industry. Whether you're refining your technical skills, preparing for critical interviews, or optimizing your digital presence, this comprehensive workshop series offers something for everyone. We will also have resume reviews and a photographer for your headshots so come ready!

11:30 AM Doors Open/Registration

12:45 PM Opening Remarks

1:00 PM Concurrent Workshops
Unlocking Success: Mastering the Art of Tech Interviews*

Are you ready to embark on your journey towards a thriving career in the tech industry? Join us for an immersive workshop designed to equip you with the essential skills and strategies needed to ace your next tech interview. This workshop will cover real tech interview questions as well as modeling best interview techniques for interview success. Learn how to effectively showcase your technical prowess, communicate your ideas with confidence, and navigate the intricacies of behavioral interviews. Whether you're a seasoned developer or just starting your tech journey, this workshop is your key to unlocking the doors to your dream job. Presented by Pitch It.

• TechLeap: Your Career Evolution into Technology*

Get ready for TechLeap, a workshop specifically designed for career evolvers like you with the courage to venture into the tech realm! Dive into a wealth of resources to amplify your job search strategy, master the art of using your diverse skill set from previous careers, and discover the secrets to landing your dream tech job. Take the leap with us into a fulfilling career in technology. Start your transition into tech here! Presented by CareerSource South Florida and 4Geeks Academy.

2:00 PM Concurrent Workshops
Unlock Your Potential: CodePath's Tips for Hiring Fair Success*

“Unlock Your Potential: CodePath’s Tips for Hiring Fair Success” is a targeted workshop designed to empower you with key strategies for success at the Venture Miami Tech Hiring Fair. This session will expand on four high impact areas: event preparation, constructing and practicing your elevator pitch, effective networking, and interviewing skills.

A.I., H.R. and You!

How can you use A.I. to launch your career in tech? Learn from these groundbreaking professionals about tools you can use to support your journey into tech. Chandler Malone’s Path is an A.I.-powered skills trainer and career mentor designed to help you secure your dream job. Beth Ellison’s Abe leverages your professional data, accomplishments, and values to match and find only the best job opportunities for you. Jarrett Albritton’s WriteSea provides an A.I. resume review tool to enhance your resume and land more interviews with potential employers.

3:00 PM Concurrent Workshops & Activities
• "Rock Your Profile" presented by LinkedIn*

Explore how to create a LinkedIn profile that brings your personal career story to life, whether you’re just starting out, seeking to advance, or making a career change. The LinkedIn team will share tips on tailoring each section, starting with the key insight that a LinkedIn profile is unique and shouldn’t be approached exactly like a resume. This workshop covers ways to add media to a profile, methods for showcasing your career accomplishments and aspirations, and specific examples of profile phrases and language that can help inspire your personal story.

Launch Your Tech Journey: Immigrant-Focused Interview Mastery & Career Prep

Join us for an empowering workshop tailored specifically for immigrant professionals looking to navigate the U.S. job search landscape, especially within the tech industry! Brought to you by the expert teams at Upwardly Global, this event aims to equip you with the tools, knowledge, and confidence needed for students eager to make their mark at the upcoming Venture Miami Tech Hiring Fair.

4:00 PM Concurrent Workshops & Activities
Tech Sales: Translate your Passion Points and Soft Skills into a Rewarding Career 

Are you looking to break into technology sales but not sure where to start? Join us on a guided journey as we explore: how to identify and connect your passion points to meaningful work, evaluate in-demand soft skills needed to thrive in customer facing roles, how to translate your soft skills into customer-centric stories and the various career pathways you can achieve through tech sales.

Overcoming Impostor Syndrome: Thriving in Tech Careers with Confidence*

Initiating an open dialogue about conquering impostor syndrome in tech careers, INIT is proud to host this insightful panel discussion. As a non-profit organization dedicated to empowering individuals in the tech industry, we recognize the pervasive impact impostor syndrome can have on one's confidence and professional growth. Through candid conversations with industry experts who have navigated similar challenges, attendees will gain valuable insights, practical strategies, and a supportive community to help overcome feelings of inadequacy and thrive in their tech careers. Whether you're a student, professional, or aspiring tech enthusiast, this panel offers invaluable guidance and encouragement for anyone looking to conquer self-doubt and achieve their full potential in the dynamic world of technology. Join us to gain the tools and confidence needed to excel in your tech journey.

5:00 PM Closing Remarks

This event is your gateway to understanding the dynamic landscape of the tech industry, enhancing your skill set, and networking with like-minded professionals and industry leaders. These workshops will help you get ready for the Venture Miami Tech Hiring Fair on April 4 at Miami Dade College Wolfson Campus. Don't miss this chance to take a significant leap forward in your career!

Additional details will be provided in your confirmation email.

Come prepared with your resume (both digital and printed), laptop, and professional attire so you can be ready to take full advantage of the day.

Disclaimer: Please be aware that during the course of our event, you may be photographed or recorded on video. Participation in the event implies your consent to potentially being captured in such media, which may be used for promotional or other purposes related to our mission. If you have any concerns or prefer not to be recorded, please let us know upon arrival.

(*Subject to change)

The Idea Center
315 Northeast 2nd Avenue Building 8, 5th Floor, Miami, FL 33132, USA
Please park in Building 7 Garage.