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CEO Update | Talent Initiatives & Health Benefits

on April 27, 2020 / by Nikki Cabus ,

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Good Day All,

Happy to share my 4th in a biweekly Member Update!

Last week, our team focused on two amazing talent initiatives; Nikki led our successful Career Expo and Rich built our new Resume Distributor! Monica is also working on a wild new partnership we’ll unveil next week.

Thanks to Raul Moas (Knight Foundation) and Felice Gorordo (eMerge Americas), we also built a team around our Resume Distributor project to support laid off workers, especially from hard hit companies like Magic Leap and Royal Caribbean.

This week, we’ll be focused on building new resources, like our new Health Benefits offering below. And we’re looking for new ways to help out community, so reach out to me at with any ideas!

It’s time for us to come together as one South Florida Tech Community.

Here are our highlights of what we’ve been up to over the past couple of weeks to help accomplish that:


South Florida Tech Career Expo (Virtual)

We had an amazing virtual Career Expo, thanks to our partners at CareerSource, Palm Beaches Chamber, Boca Raton Innovation Campus & Premier Virtual! We had a great day working with our hiring companies and job seekers, with the following stats to share:

  • 4 Educational Webinars
  • 465 Unique Visitors
  • 922 Job Applications
  • 8826 Employer Views


Talent Dashboard

Resume Distributor | Click Here to Join

We partnered with the Knight Foundation & eMerge Americas to support out of work tech professionals throughout South Florida. Utilizing the new Resume Distributor, we’re collecting resumes to be made available to the HR and Recruiting Directors of hiring companies.

Here’s how it works for job seekers: Submit your resume online here and HR Directors will reach out to you directly.

Here’s how it works for companies hiring: Become a Member or simply Submit this Form and receive access to all resumes on our Talent Dashboard.

NOTE: Contract Recruiting firms are not eligible


Health Benefits Program | Click Here to View

We partnered with the Technology Councils of North America (TECNA)  to provide an affordable and quality health care plan exclusive to our members.

National General will be able to provide health plan options for our members that can save you money while enhancing the benefits you extend to your employees.

NOTE: Only Corporate Members are eligible for this benefit


Looking Forward

We have a lot of work ahead to support our tech community and our members. We’re working on big projects right now to help our industry flourish in the long run.

We love South Florida, and if you’re reading this, we’re here for you.


In Service,

Joseph R. Russo
President & CEO, Palm Beach Tech

CEO Update | Talent Initiatives & Health Benefits