Managing Your IT Career v11 (Why do recruiters suck so bad?)

by Paul DeBettignies | at MinneBar 14 | 9:25 – 10:10 in Nokomis | View Schedule

NOTE: before then I will be posting my Spring 2019 Minnesota Tech, Recruiting, IT Jobs, and Salary Report and will put a link here.

For this session a few slides and a lot of Q&A and discussion.

Frequent conversations, questions and topics I have had lately at Minnedemo, user groups/meetups and a CTO round table (I'll likely add a few):

  • What the local job market is like right now
  • Why there seems to be more hiring and layoff announcements
  • Why salaries that had been stagnant the past 2 years may be increasing a bit
  • I don't have the years of experience a company is looking for, what should I do
  • How to network in the MN tech scene
  • How does the Minneapolis tech scene rank with other cities

What is on your mind? Send me a note paul@mnheadhunter.com

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Paul DeBettignies

Paul DeBettignies is better known online as Minnesota Headhunter. He is a Senior Tech Recruiter, Senior People Operations Consultant, Advisor, Advocate for the MN Tech scene who builds teams with startups and tech companies throughout the country with a focus on Minnesota and the Midwest, creates recruiting strategies for Fortune 500 clients and author of Minnesota Headhunter (the longest running regional recruiter blog).

He is a frequent local and national speaker, trainer and subject matter expert on recruiter, HR, career, networking and social media topics. Highlights of presentations include Twin Cities Startup Week, Minnebar, Midwest Recruiting Bootcamp, Frontend Masters, Google for Entrepreneurs, SourceCon, ERE, Michigan Recruiters Conference, Minnesota Recruiters, MN HR Tech Expo, University of Minnesota and Target.

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