RefreshMiami: Assembling your startup's A-Team
Thursday, August 29, 2013 from 6:30 PM to 9:30 PM (ADT)
Do you have an idea for a startup but no team to build it with you? Are you in the process of building out a team, but don't know where to start? Having trouble building a team of rockstars for your startup? Join us August 29th to learn from Gregg Pollack about how he and his team at EnvyLabs have built a world class team of engineering talent.
Come join us as we share tips for recruiting, retention, and building your company's culture.
Gregg Pollack founder of Envy Labs & CodeSchool in Orlando will be discussing strategies and methods for attracting the top technical talent and retaining them. Everyone who has started a company in South Florida has had that gripe that they can't find enough talent. This talk will help you solve these issues.
Often people ask Gregg if he has trouble finding talented people for Envy Labs and he has to honestly tell them no. Attracting and managing creative people is not easy, but somehow at Envy Labs they have done it. Over four years Envy Labs has gone from 4 to 36 people, and no one has left. In this talk we'll walk through 10 theories to attract the best technical talent and keep them happy.
Envy Labs & Code School
Gregg Pollack founded a few technology companies including Envy Labs, a Ruby on Rails consultancy in downtown Orlando, and Code School, an online learning platform that teaches software developers new skills. He also runs Orlando's yearly BarCamp, the Orlando Ruby Users Group, the Orlando EdTech Meetup, and the Orlando Tech Events newsletter. Code School has been featured multiple times in the New York Times, Mashable, .NET magazine, and Huffington Post.
This is being held in Miami Dade Wolfson Campus room #3210 https://www.evernote.com/shard/s1/sh/ab0ae4f9-5996-4a5b-8c22-8f804884e3cd/048d02d87abfd9db5d07b8e0028d2500 Room #3210 (building 3 2nd floor) 300 NE 2nd Ave Miami, FL
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