Recently Hired Menu

Recently Hired
View Latest Posts
View Subscriptions
Posting Instructions

Active Bloggers

Lailah Berry Lailah Berry
Kent State University class of 2020
Kennedy Williams Kennedy Williams
Spelman College class of 2020
LaMarr Blackmon LaMarr Blackmon
Cal St Univ, Long Beach class of 1992
HBCU CONNECT HBCU CONNECT
Central State University class of 1995
Will Moss Will Moss
Hampton University class of 1995
Joel Savage Joel Savage
class of 1993
Dixie Somers Dixie Somers
Other College... class of 2004
Reggie Culpepper Reggie Culpepper
Clark Atlanta University class of 1998

Congratulations to Jegan Matthews - Recently Hired by Microsoft at Our HBCU CONNECT Event in June 2020!

NOTICE: This content is in pending status and not visible to those without the url...
Congratulations to Jegan Matthews - Recently Hired by Microsoft at Our HBCU CONNECT Event in June 2020!
Posted By: Will Moss on August 09, 2020

On June 18th, 2020, Microsoft and HBCU CONNECT partnered to host an online virtual hiring event for Black Software Engineers and Program Management professionals.

This was just one of a series of events hosted by Microsoft in 2020 that have resulted in more African American and Black candidates accepting jobs with the Software Giant.

Already, in just the first half of 2020, Microsoft and HBCU CONNECT have partnered on 6 such events targeting engineers and program management professionals, which has resulted in hundreds of African American professionals getting a closer look at Microsoft, and Microsoft also getting a closer look at talented diverse professionals, like Jegan.

Jegan Matthews, an experienced African American software engineering professionals, already living in the Pacific Northwestern United States, was one of the attendees of the HBCU CONNECT Microsoft event.



While Jegan is not specifically an HBCU graduate, HBCU CONNECT welcomes all minority professionals to attend the events, so Jegan took advantage.

Jegan reported back to HBCU CONNECT with the good news that he had been made an offer after interviewing with Microsoft as a result of the event, and he just accepted the offer!

There are also many Latino professionals that have taken advantage of the diversity hiring events hosted by HBCU CONNECT, but the organization is primarily tapped by companies desperately looking to hire Black candidates.

As a part of the normal process, candidates submit their resumes to HBCU CONNECT through an event landing page and the team at HBCU CONNECT reviews the candidates and shares event details for those that are a fit for openings at Microsoft.

Let's congratulate Jegan on the new opportunity, and also a big congratulations to Microsoft for not only hiring the best and brightest, but continuing their focus on hiring HBCU Graduates, and Black Professionals open to new career opportunities!

The next HBCU CONNECT Microsoft Virtual hiring event will be for an expanding software development team in the Atlanta area on September 17th.

If you are a software development / engineering or technical program management professional and you would like to attend the next Microsoft HBCU CONNECT hiring event, register using the link below:
https://hbcuconnect.com/microsoft

Employers looking to host similar such events to connect with minority professional talent, contact us at sales@hbcuconnect.com.
If you enjoyed this article, Join HBCU CONNECT today for similar content and opportunities via email!
Comments
Please Login To Post Comments...
Email:
Password:

 
More From This Author
Nestlé to Host Virtual Recruitment Information Session for Marketing Professionals!
HBCU CONNECT Partners with Motley Fool to Help African Americans and HBCU Grads Build Wealth!
GE Appliances Looking for an Experienced Professional to Lead Their Digital Marketing & E-Commerce Business!
Maryland Inmates Can Now Earn a Bachelor's Degree from Georgetown University - Should HBCUs Follow?
Leading Architectural, Engineering, Construction Firm, VHB, Partners with HBCU CONNECT to Host Diversity Recruitment Event!
$5,000 HBCU Scholarship Offered for Architecture or Engineering Students - Apply Today - Deadline Approaching!
Latest Recently Hired
Congrats to Annecsa Walker for Landing a Job at The Last Microsoft HBCU CONNECT Event!

Congrats to Annecsa Walker for Landing a Job at The Last Microsoft HBCU CONNECT Event!

Kudos to Microsoft for landing another talented African American Program Management professional, Annecsa Walker, at the latest HBCU CONNECT Hiring event! Microsoft has hit it's stride with regard ...more
Will Moss • 644 Views • April 1st, 2021
America 250 Foundation Appoints Jesse L. Askew as VP for Marketing and Branding for Nation's 250th

America 250 Foundation Appoints Jesse L. Askew as VP for Marketing and Branding for Nation's 250th

AMERICA 250 FOUNDATION APPOINTS JESSE L. ASKEW TO LEAD MARKETING AND BRANDING FOR NATION’S 250TH Global brand executive Askew to head marketing efforts to engage all Americans leading up to July 4 ...more
Rebecca Devine • 323 Views • March 22nd, 2021
Let's Congratulate Gifty Sackey for Landing a Career with Microsoft After Attending Our HBCU CONNECT Hiring Event!

Let's Congratulate Gifty Sackey for Landing a Career with Microsoft After Attending Our HBCU CONNECT Hiring Event!

Meet Gifty. Gifty was hired by Microsoft recently after attending one HBCU CONNECT's hiring events in Atlanta, Georgia. Thanks to a long standing relationship between Microsoft and HBCU CONNECT, ...more
Will Moss • 1,462 Views • March 10th, 2021
Congrats to Nikeita from Howard University for Landing Dream Job at The Last Microsoft HBCU CONNECT Event!

Congrats to Nikeita from Howard University for Landing Dream Job at The Last Microsoft HBCU CONNECT Event!

Nikeita attended our Microsoft Advertising hiring event in December of 2020 and she will be starting with Microsoft on March 15th! ...more
Will Moss • 3,414 Views • February 22nd, 2021
Congrats to Rodrick from Prairie View A&M University for Landing a Job at The Last Microsoft HBCU CONNECT Event!

Congrats to Rodrick from Prairie View A&M University for Landing a Job at The Last Microsoft HBCU CONNECT Event!

Kudos to Microsoft for landing another talented African American Software Engineer, Rodrick Blanton, at the latest HBCU CONNECT Hiring event hosted virtually in August of 2020. Microsoft has hit it ...more
Will Moss • 9,536 Views • September 30th, 2020
Popular Recently Hired
Dany Bourjolly Smith Hired @ Microsoft!

Dany Bourjolly Smith Hired @ Microsoft!

Dany attended HBCU CONNECT's VIP HR recruitment event in Alexandria, Virginia on March 25th, 2014 and as a result was recently hired by Microsoft's Corporate HR team... Congrats Dany! ...more
Will Moss • 100,501 Views • April 22nd, 2014
April Williams Hired @ AbbVie

April Williams Hired @ AbbVie

AbbVie recently partnered with HBCU Connect to recruit members for their Finance Development Program (FDP). The program prepares college graduates with majors in accounting and finance for financial m ...more
Aliya Thompson • 98,556 Views • April 24th, 2014
Latoya Holland Hired @ Novartis!

Latoya Holland Hired @ Novartis!

In the fall of 2013 Novartis partnered with HBCU Connect to assist with increasing diversity recruitment. At the time Novartis was seeking to hire a Senior Financial Analyst position so HBCU Connect's ...more
Aliya Thompson • 94,095 Views • April 23rd, 2014
She attended an Intel Recruitment Event ... and got hired!

She attended an Intel Recruitment Event ... and got hired!

Testimonial Statement/Email: Will, Wanted to send a note to say Thank you and express my appreciation. You reached out to me in late June regarding opportunities at INTEL. I attended the INTE ...more
Reggie Culpepper • 32,418 Views • November 14th, 2018
Congratulations to Senita Gill - Hired by Intel at Our HBCU CONNECT Event in Houston!

Congratulations to Senita Gill - Hired by Intel at Our HBCU CONNECT Event in Houston!

We recently heard back from one of our members, Senita Gill who was hired by Intel as a result of another one of our successful networking events hosted in Houston, Texas. Congratulations Senita! ...more
Will Moss • 12,068 Views • May 27th, 2020
Please Give Us a Like on Facebook!