Tuesday, March 1, 2011

Diversity/Careers Magazine, 3/1/2011 (Wayne Hicks)

BDPA Career Fair
The Job Market is Improving for African Americans in ITWhen the economy started getting pummeled a few years ago, the IT job market also took some hits, but 2010 may turn out to be its comeback year, says Wayne Hicks, executive director of the BDPA Education and Technology Foundation (BETF).  BETF is a nonprofit charity founded in 1992 to support the education and technical programs of the Black Data Processing Associates (BDPA) organization.
"The number of firms that purchased booths for the BDPA career fair in July 2010 is a clear indication that corporate America is looking to hire more IT professionals at all levels," says Hicks.

Read the full Diversity/Careers Magazine article.

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