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creative ways companies are hiring in competitive technical fields
Broad trends have made hiring in STEM careers one of the most competitive recruiting environments in recent memory. At this afternoon event, we'll dig into how companies can more creatively attract, build and retain top technical teams.
The first portion of this event (3PM-6:30PM) will feature a series of case study presentations on recruiting best practices from local startups that are killing the game. NOTE: THIS PORTION OF THE EVENT HAS BEEN CANCELLED.
Apprenticeship programs, mid-career education, internal schools, temp hires and group classes.
How to save money, recruit from a diverse talent pool and prove that building software isn't a skill that only a select few can reach.
Getting the word out
Using data to solicit attention, experimenting with sponsored content over traditional advertising, underwritten content.
How social sites like Facebook, Twitter and LinkedIn can help you find new pockets of tech-ready professionals
Worshiping company culture
The best way to attract and retain talent appears to be selective, particularly early on, to form a personality and culture that will then make future employees come to you.
How to build a company-wide culture of recruitment and creating an atmosphere of collaborating beyond individual responsibilities.
Placing a bounty
Tapping into your network of current employees to help recruit top talent and offer a hefty prize to those employees responsible for new technical hires.
How to hit hiring goals and motivate your team to make introductions and seek out the best new hires.
If you’ve wondered why there’s always food, and often beer, at every event that brings together technologists, then you haven’t fully considered how actively firms are seeking out talent.
Sponsoring events, speaking at them and, better yet, hosting them is seen as a key element to recruitment plans.
Waffle Wednesday, catered lunches and arcade games. What is your company doing to add day-to-day perks?
How to design a strategy to attract and retain talent -- without using tired gimmicks.
Opening new digs
Opening new offices to establish a pipeline to new talent, some of whom could move across markets.
Meet 100+ potential tech hires
Stick around after Beyond Recruiting for our annual Super Meetup and network with dozens of local technologists.
The Super Meetup is a gathering of the most-connected members of the local tech, startup, and entrepreneurial scene. It’s a chance to make new friends and learn more about local tech and entrepreneurial resources—and meet your next great hire.