Bridge360 CTO, Chris Durand comments on the Austin Chambers’ new Tech Connection

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Austin, Texas, sometimes known as Silicon Hills, has a reputation for being a great place to live and work. It’s also home to a large talent pool of highly skilled and experienced technologists who remain in high demand. Yet even in a place like Austin where referral is a way of life, finding the right candidates for your company can be challenging—especially for a growing mid-size company in a tight job market.

So when the Austin Chamber of Commerce announced a new job portal designed to match candidates and companies while promoting our community and its assets, we at Bridge360 were excited to be a part of the pilot program. was officially launched on May 17, 2012.  Bridge360′s CTO, Chris Durand, participated in the roundtable discussion promoting the website.

In an interview with, Chris said that like many Austin-based companies that strive to attract talent from around the country, Bridge360 is always looking for new ways to recruit top talent.

According to the Austin Chamber, over 2,000 candidates have already registered on the site and over 30 Austin-based companies have a new talent pool of highly qualified professionals.

If you are looking to make a change in your career or looking an Austin company with positions to fill, we recommend checking out!

Read the article by Amy Denny.

Author: bridge360blog

Software Changes Everything.... Bridge360 improves and develops custom application software. We specialize in solving complex problems at every phase of the software development lifecycle, removing roadblocks to help our clients’ software and applications reach their full potential in any market. The Bridge360 customer base includes software companies and world technology leaders, leading system integrators, federal and state government agencies, and small to enterprise businesses across the globe. Clients spanning industries from legal to healthcare, automotive to energy, and high tech to high fashion count on us to clear a path for success. Bridge360 was founded in 2001 (as Austin Test) and is headquartered in Austin, Texas with offices in Beijing, China.

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