November 17, 2021

Forum highlights tech workforce needs | News

As more tech jobs continue to come to Middle Tennessee, officials say more workers are needed to keep up with the rising demand.

Local business leaders and educators gathered at Volunteer State Community College in Gallatin last week for the Let’s Talk Tech forum.

The event, sponsored by the Gallatin Economic Development Agency and the college, focused on workforce needs of the local technology sector and ways to grow workforce necessary for the growing industry.

“You don’t have to move to California to work in tech,” Facebook Community Development Regional Manager Katie Comer told those in attendance last week. “There are such a variety of jobs in this field. It’s not only people behind computers.”

Last year, there were 35,190 tech workers…

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