Midwest Coffee Chats

Meet With Top Columbus Tech Companies

**Applications Are Closed**


Midwest Coffee Chats

When: October 19, 4-6 PM (ET)
Where: Virtual
Price: Free

Join us on October 19th for an afternoon of virtual, casual chats with Purpose Jobs’ companies where you get to make genuine connections — coffee welcomed but not required.

Looking for an opportunity to learn more about top employers in a casual & low-pressure environment? Hoping to share more about your story? And know right off the bat about culture alignment? This is the virtual event for you.

Participants will have the opportunity to speak with up to six employers for a 15-minute virtual call. These conversations will help you build your network, learn about new employers, and determine whether the organization is a good culture fit for you. 

**Applications Closed: Fill out the "Submit Interest Here" form to share your information and interest for a future coffee chat event.**



Who Should Join?

For this event, we’re excited to welcome the following folks: 

  • Bachelor’s degree & above
  • Any type of role (i.e. software engineers, sales, account management, operations, finance, product, marketing, etc.)
  • Open to Columbus & remote roles (now or in the future)
  • Authorized to work in the US
  • Tech industry experience preferred

Participants DO NOT have to be actively job seeking. This event is geared towards learning about employers, determining mission alignment, and building connections that could lead to a new role now or in the future.  

Interested in this type of event but looking in another location? Let us know here & we’ll keep you updated on future events of this style. 


How Does It Work?

1. Submit your interest.

by completing this survey. We’ll ask you for some of the basics and a resume. Just be sure to hold the date and time on your calendar. 

2. We review your qualifications.

Once we have your application, we’ll review your qualifications and begin matching you to employers participating in the event. Don’t worry, we won’t match you with your current employer if they’re participating and they’ll never know you attended the event.

3. Get paired.

If we’re able to schedule a conversation for you, we'll send you an email one to two weeks before the event. We’ll also pair you with additional employers as appropriate. You can expect around two to five conversations.

4. Get your final schedule.

Participating talent can expect to receive their final schedule one to two days in advance. While we’ll do our best to schedule all your meetings back-to-back, they could happen at any time in the 4 - 6 PM ET time frame.

5. Attend your scheduled chats!

Each meeting will take place on a separate Zoom link, so it will be important for you to follow your schedule closely. Meetings will be 15 minutes with 5 minutes for transitions. We’ll share a guide that can help give you an idea of what to chat about during the meeting. And don’t forget to share your contact information (i.e. LinkedIn connection, email). 


Other FAQs

Do I have to be job hunting?

NO! This event is focused on building connections & determining culture fits. You do not need to be actively job hunting. 

My employer is attending the event.

Will they see I’m participating? No, your participation in the event will only be shared with employers you are scheduled with, and we will not pair you with your current employer. 

What information will employers receive about me?

We will pass along relevant information including your resume and LinkedIn profile. You’ll be able to share anything else during your 15-minute call.

Are all participating employers hiring?

We expect all employers to be hiring. However, this event is focused first and foremost on building connections. Regardless, be sure to do your research in advance by reviewing their company & hiring pages. Again, you do not need to be actively job hunting. 

**Applications Closed: Fill out the "Submit Interest Here" form to share your information and interest for a future coffee chat event.**



Confirmed Employers

P.S. Are you a Columbus-based employer interested in participating? Email hannah@purpose.jobs to learn more.

Participating Companies & Partners

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