At MinneBar 9 I did not do my “Recruiting For Startups” like I had the previous 3 years… I should have. I spent a good chunk of my day answering questions, giving advice and helping create recruiting strategies.
These are conversations I enjoy… I messed up by not doing the session.
Recruiting For Startups
Who should attend:
Startup or early stage company CEO, CXO, VP/Dir of IT, Founder/Co Founders who do not have HR or a Recruiter on staff and are recruiting now or before the end of 2014.
6 - 8 pm
CoCo Downtown Minneapolis
400 South Fourth Street
Free: thank you Google For Entrepreneurs for sponsoring this
Pizza and Beverages (beer, soda and water)
Slide deck and notes
If you are like most groups recruiting IT pros, you are to some extent having difficulty sourcing, recruiting and closing candidates.
What is the agenda?
One part presentation and one part discussion. I’m going to cover a lot of ground including:
- Career page content
- Writing better job ads
- Twitter and Facebook
- Creating talent pools
- Employer branding
- Closing candidates
While I have a bunch of information I know most startups need… your questions, stories and thoughts are requested.
If you are new to me and wondering why you would want to spend a couple of hours talk about recruiting here is my bio:
Paul DeBettignies, better known online as Minnesota Headhunter, is a Minnesota IT Recruiter who builds IT teams with startups and tech companies, creates recruiting strategies for Fortune 500 clients and is the author of the Minnesota Headhunter blog, 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. Recent activities include presentations at the University of St Thomas, Capella University, MinneBar and ERE and interviews with WCCO AM (CBS) Radio, FOX 9, MSP Business Journal, St Paul Pioneer Press, Dice.com and TechTarget.
Paul is involved in the Minneapolis and St Paul technology, marketing and social media communities as a sponsor, volunteer and mentor and was the co-founder, coordinator and advisory board member of Minnesota Recruiters, the largest regional recruiter group in the country.
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