LEVEL UP: Technical Recruiting

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Handshake HQ

225 Bush Street

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We our hosting our 10th Technical Recruiter event! Join us for our free event with Albert's List, Triplebyte and ModelExpand. We have an evening of networking and an informative panel discussion with Technical Recruiters and DEI advocates from some of the leading tech companies and tech startups in the SF Bay Area. The topics will include current trends on "Hiring Technical Talent" and "Diversity, Equity and Inclusion" initiatives. Bring a guest and come grab some bites and a drink while networking with other Bay Area Tech Recruiters.

Our events regularly attract 150+ recruiters and our members span many different industries and backgrounds. Our attendees are from companies and startups like Facebook, Oculus, Twitter, Coffee Meets Bagel, Skillz, AdRoll, Eventbrite, Metromile, Slack, Airbnb, Lyft, Dropbox, Stripe, Crunchbase, Flexport, FundingCircle, Twilio, Affirm, PlanGrid, Checkr, Twitch, Honor and many more.

Come attend our panel discussion on how to "Diversify Your Technical Talent Pool" and then network and chat with other Bay Area tech recruiters.


Speakers:
Amanda Townsend - Director of People @ Fivetran
Paul Jordan - Senior Recruiter @ Tonal
Marisa Murakami - Sourcing Recruiting Lead @ Zillow Group
Paria Rajai - Founder and CEO @ ModelExpand
Sarah Hallahan - Recruiting Manager @Airbnb

Agenda:

6:00-6:45pm l Check-in, grab a drink

6:45-7:30pm l Panel Discussion

7:30-8:30pm l More drinks, food and tech recruiter networking


Speakers:

Moderator: Amanda Townsend, Director of People & Culture at Fivetran

Amanda leads global HR, recruiting and DEI as the Director of People & Culture at Fivetran, a SaaS company based in the Bay Area. She is known for disrupting the status quo of the HR space by introducing people-first strategies that hold the industry accountable for creating empowering, inclusive and equitable workplaces for all. In addition, Amanda is a motivational speaker and CEO of BoldChange, a leadership content hub and consulting firm.



Paul Jordan, Senior Recruiter @ Tonal

Since the beginning of his recruiting career, Paul has held a personal and passionate commitment to building Diversity and Inclusion into startups’ DNA. He has implemented the groundwork for recruiting cultures with a strong focus on D&I at multiple companies. At Tonal, a connected home fitness startup, he co-founded TONALL: Tonal’s first ERG with a focus on D&I. He has spearheaded building internal processes to improve and succeed in diverse talent acquisition as well as fostering a culture of inclusion.


Marisa Murakami, Sourcing Recruiting Lead @ Zillow Group


Paria Rajai, Founder + CEO @ ModelExpand

Founder + CEO @ ModelExpand - Paria began her work on diversity initiatives nearly a decade ago designing global events for women in tech with Yahoo. Since then, Paria was on the leadership team of Hackbright Academy, the country’s first coding school for women, working to connect companies such as Amazon, Yelp and Slack with more women engineers. She recently helped organize the inaugural Women of MENA in Tech Conference in Silicon Valley and was profiled in Forbes for being a leader and advocate in the world of tech, marketing and diversity


Sarah Hallahan - Technical Sourcing Manager @ Airbnb

Sarah has 8+ years recruiting experience in tech and non-tech roles. She hails from Ireland and moved to San Francisco in 2015 so she has a unique perspective that comes only from multi-national and cross functional experience. Having started her career in sourcing, she is always passionate about talent attraction and finding unique ways to engage talent.




*Please note that this is Talent, Sourcing, Technical Recruitment, HR Operations specific event. You agree to verify your LinkedIn or provide a business card at the door. This policy will be "strictly" enforced.

Come join us at Handshake HQ to mingle and meet other technical recruiters in our industry. We have light bites and drinks, so feel free to bring other colleagues along to grow your network!


This event is sponsored by:


Triplebyte was founded on the belief that the current technical hiring process doesn’t do enough to help engineers show their strengths. Our founders started Triplebyte to help engineers find great jobs by assessing their abilities without relying on the prestige of their resume credentials. You can read more about Triplebyte’s views on hiring in our manifesto here.



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Handshake was created to ensure that all college students have equal access to meaningful careers. Since our 2013 founding in Michigan, our network of university and employer partners—and the impact for students— has grown exponentially. Within a few years, Handshake has become the leading early career community in the US.

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