Career Development – IT Jobs, Myth vs Fact!

Join us on Thursday July 28, 2022 at 7:00 PM – 9:00 PM EDT as we discuss IT jobs with Max Brazao, Technical Recruitment Lead, & Jessica Naumoff, Talent Acquisition Partner with Software Company eSSENTIAL Accessibility

Location: Meadowvale CC, 6655 Glen Erin Drive, Mississauga, ON L5N 3L4

Agenda

Introduction

  • Who we are who we’re not! A quick background on Max, Jessica and eSSENTIAL Accessibility
  • Demystify: Executive search, Recruiters, and internal Talent Acquisition. Human Resources and Outplacement
  • Who you are, who you’re not, who would you rather hire? (What does that mean)?
  • Demystify: Transparency, Truth, and Communication Vs Opaqueness and hidden agendas
  • The big deal about Digital Accessibility
  • Demystify: The numbers, WCAG’s place, the ADA and AODA and why this absolutely effects everyone in technology
  • Why we are talking today?
  • To give advantage and clarity in what we’ve seen company’s generally look for in people at interview.
  • Myth vs Fact knowing what the road looks like is 50% of the battle. Comparing opinions, with a majority truth.
  • Individual Q&A, sharing experiences.

Demystify

  • Consulting Search & Recruitment – Friend or Foe and demystifying RPO vs transactional vs direct
  • The technical resume quick and meaningful best practices
  • Social vs professional network polarization and parity
  • Expectations and personal brand (MMRRI)
  • What to expect at an interview and when does it actually begin?
  • The great Vanilla – Hearing the pin drop and why interviewing is weird!
  • Tests, quizzes, Psychometric Assessments
  • Correct communications, questions, follow up and closing
  • Who speaks for you? All about references
  • Between positions, extended leave’s, and continuity
  • What do we see?
  • Education – better while you work, volunteering is better while you’re not
  • A bit about “The latest technology” vs staying relevant and agile

Free flowing Q&A

Burning questions people / candidates / students always wanted to ask but were afraid to!

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