Winning the Tech Talent War with Brand Messaging & Solid Recruiting
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When: Tuesday, May 22, 2018
11:00am - 12:00pm
Where: Webinar
United States
Contact: Kaylin Berg

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As the demand for technology professionals continues to grow, finding, hiring and retaining top talent before your competitor does are the challenges most tech companies face during organizational growth. “Selling” your brand and implementing a streamlined recruiting process are the keys to finding, hiring and retaining top talent to help your organization grow.

On May 22, 2018, Mark Slocum and Matt Hernandez from Hirewell, one of Chicago’s top tech recruiting firms, will share their knowledge and insights into how to strategically plan for obtaining the top tech talent before your competitor does.

During the webinar, Mark and Matt will cover:

  • Challenges companies face when it comes to hiring tech talent, and how to overcome those challenges
  • How and why a strong brand message attracts the top tech talent
  • How to develop a streamlined recruiting process to help you hire fast in a competitive hiring market
  • Expanding your talent pool by prioritizing what you really need and training smart people

This webinar is open to both ITA members and non-members. 

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Meet the speakers:

Matt Hernandez, Senior Recruitment Consultant, Hirewell

Matt has spent the last 4.5 years successfully partnering with high growth technology firms across the US, all with the same goal in mind...acquiring the best talent their budgets can handle. After interfacing with countless executives & management personnel eager to hire, he has found the most influential decision that ensures success is when there is a unanimous company-wide commitment that Hiring/Acquiring Talent is of the highest priority. Matt has aided in the design & execution of Streamlined Recruiting Processes, Talent Engagement Strategies and the exciting part is " there is not one size fits all". The war for Tech Talent is not always won but with the right processes, teamwork, and attitude the pursuit of candidates becomes easier.


Mark Slocum, Partner - Technology and Executive Recruiting, Hirewell

One of Hirewell’s early employees, Mark joined the team in 2006 shortly after graduating from the University of Illinois.  He helped build the IT Recruiting Practice to a team of 20+ recruiters, which he now leads.

Mark has extensive experience partnering with organizations of all sizes, and has been especially successful in the Chicago startup community.  He uses his unique perspective and consultative approach to advise his start-up clients on their hiring strategy, perception and brand in the local marketplace.

Mark has established strong and long-standing partnerships with his clients by providing the highest-quality candidates and by being a great ambassador for them in the Tech Community.


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