Employer Seminar: Innovative Strategies to Develop Tech Talent

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Employer Seminar: Innovative Strategies to Develop Tech Talent

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Start Garden 40 Pearl NW Grand Rapids, MI 49503

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Training and upskilling our workforce is critical for our economy to succeed. However, resource and time constraints can make this necessity seem impossible for many organizations!

Join us to learn about innovative and inclusive strategies to develop tech talent through traditional and non-traditional pathways. This seminar is intended for IT hiring managers, HR professionals, training & development professionals or IT leaders interested in best practices for devloping talent within their organization.

  • Hear from Brandon Brown, Sr. Director of Talent Acquisition at Meridian, who will discuss how the metro Detroit health care company attracts, trains and onboards tech talent

  • Join the conversation with a panel of local speakers who will answer your questions and share best practices

  • Enjoy drinks, appetizers and networking


5:30-6:00pm: Networking and appetizers

6:00pm: Welcome and introductions

6:10pm: Brandon Brown - Innovative and inclusive strategies for attracting and developing tech talent

6:35pm: Panel discussion moderated by Celena Mancina, Director of Operations at Grand Circus

  • Chris Hamm, BizStream & BizStream Academy

  • Jeffrey Fuller, Magic-Wrighter

  • Bryan Mecklenberg, Goodwill GR Tech Training Program

7:00-7:30pm: Q & A + extended networking

Learn more about West Michigan Tech Talent and become a member at: www.westmichigantechtalent.com