CARY – Recruiters from a host of Triangle companies will be on hand at a Triangle Job Fair on Thursday. They are looking to fill more than 1,500 jobs.

The event is set for 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. at the Embassy Suites in Cary. The NC Technology Association is putting on the fair.

Companies looking to hire include:

  • Allscripts,
  • Applied Research Associates (ARA)
  • Attain, BlueMatrix
  • BMC Software
  • Carolina Career College
  • Credit Suisse
  • DataCaliper
  • Eliassen Group
  • First Citizens Bank
  • IBM
  • Inmar
  • KONTEK Systems
  • Metlife
  • MyComputer Career
  • N2 Publishing
  • NC Electric Cooperatives
  • North Carolina Army National Guard
  • NTT Data
  • Resolvit
  • StoneLaurel Consulting
  • Strata Solar
  • thinQ
  • Trilliant
  • Vanguard Software
  • WGU North Carolina

Employers are looking for entry level to experienced applicants in software development, Java, data and security, sales and marketing, accounting, and numerous other tech skills.

Jobs also are being promoted via Twitter @TechJobsNC and the hashtag #NCTECHJobFair.

The job fair is free.