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How to Hire Tech Talent

  • CityCenter Training Room 735 N Water St Milwaukee, WI, 53202 United States (map)


WHO SHOULD ATTEND? Human Resources Professionals, Recruiting Professionals, General Managers, Business Owners... anyone who is involved in hiring technical talent!

WHAT WILL I LEARN? You will learn all about Information Technology in order to improve your ability to hire the right people for your company.


Arrival & Networking - 10:30 AM - 11:00 AM

Basic Session  - 11:00 AM - 1:00 PM (Lunch Provided)

Advanced Session  - 1:30 PM - 3:30 PM 


In the basic session, we will cover the following topics:

  • What Information Technology is and why it's important for your business

  • Typical Corporate IT Structure including the roles and responsibilities on an IT team

  • Common IT Acronyms - what they mean and the context to understand them

  • The difference between an Administrator and an Engineer

  • The difference between Infrastructure and Software Development

  • What Waterfall and Agile are, and how they're different

  • How to "speak tech" without sounding silly

  • Technology trends and what's coming next

In the optional advanced session, we will cover the following topics:

  • How to use the web to source the right IT talent for your organization

  • Boolean search string basics

  • How to screen and interview IT professionals effectively

  • How to provide an exceptional candidate experience

  • Follow up, offer, and negotiation tactics to ensure you seal the deal!

In the optional 1:1 session*, you will have 1 hour of time to address your company and role-specific questions such as:

  • Review of job description(s) and posting strategy

  • Job-specific sourcing techniques and boolean strings

  • Discussion of market compensation range

  • Identifying talent pool availability and ways to expand the pool

  • Screening questions to ask

  • Sourcing actual candidate profiles & resumes

*These sessions will be scheduled at a later time TBD by mutual agreement. Only 5 1:1 sessions are available.


Please contact or call 414.978.7770 with any questions.