Emerging Technology & Tech Trends -- New Venue!!!!

Join the RTP WITI Network as Representatives from the North Carolina Employment Security Commission and the ettain Group (recruiters) share the results of NC labor statistics and experience recruiting Technical professionals.

Join us for an evening of networking and empowerment as we discuss:
Where are the jobs of the future?
What skills will be necessary to perform this work?
How to prepare to meet these tech trends

Featured Speakers

Nelse Grundvig oversees the area of Labor Market and Occupational Research for the North Carolina Employment Security Commission. Prior to his involvement with the state of North Carolina, Nelse worked for 15 years in the Labor Market Information (LMI) Center at Job Service North Dakota doing applied research, and economic forecasting where he served as the Governor's Liaison for the U.S. Census Bureau. Nelse has been involved in several aspects of labor market information producing, presenting, and overseeing both BLS programs and a variety of socio-economic research.

In addition, he is a represents North Carolina as a member of the Board of Directors for the LMI Training Institute. One of the strengths Nelse brings to his work is his ability to present dynamic information regarding the economy, occupations and industries. He presents information in a manner that is useful to experts in all fields. Nelse is a recipient of the prestigious Charles Benefield award, a national award given to individuals for their dedication and advancement of the art and science of labor market information and is a Certified Labor Market Analyst.


ettain group is a staffing company that is strategically located throughout the Southeast. The core focus of ettain group is on IT staffing and staffs everything from helpdesk/desktop support up to director and CIO level positions. ettain group prides itself on knowing the top people within the industry and this is successfully done through building relationships and networking.


Allison Herman - Resource Specialist, from Chapel Hill, NC, BA in Interpersonal Communications and Art History from University of Chapel Hill



Janene Jenkins - Resource Specialist, from Lenoir, NC, graduated BA in Interpersonal Communications from University of Chapel Hill



Sarah Popow - Resource Specialist, from Cary, NC, and has a BS in Marketing in Management from Appalachian State University

Schedule of Events

6:15 Registration
6:45 Speakers
7:45 Questions and Answers
8:30 Raffle and Networking