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Have skillz? Willing to work for free?

TechFlash has the scoop that the neighborhood favorite “Copper Cart” will be hosting a StartUp Job Fair for unemployed workers who would like to work for free. The event is designed for “bummed out job seekers – who are willing to work for nothing – for cash strapped startups”.

At first, I scoffed and deemed this ridiculous in my prideful mind. Then, I got off my 10 ft unicycle and realized that this would actually be a worthwhile opportunity. If you haven’t worked in a while, it’s a great chance to keep your skills sharp and immerse yourself in a motivating start-up environment. Not to mention, working for free should lead to networking opportunities and a healthy morale boost.


Date: Wednesday, September 30, 2009 at 4:00 pm
Location: Copper Cart Café & Lounge
Address: 113 Bell St., Seattle, WA 98121
Cost: $10.00 for jobseekers; $20.00 for companies (100 company spots available)