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Tuesday, November 1 • 10:00am - 1:00pm
Recruiting and retaining technical talent

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How do you find people who can support your technical initiatives? What are the right roles, and how do you market the opportunities? If you’re a government agency trying to attract technical talent, you may find that the type of private-sector technologists you’re after are used to a very different workplace culture. Combine this with budget constraints and special merit rules, and it’s no wonder public sector employers can struggle to find and retain tech talent.

This workshop will focus on strategies to recruit and retain talent. Learn about how other governments have been able to create new roles for technologists, what roles they are creating, and how they are structuring their teams for success.

Audience
Government leadership, HR staff, CIOs interested in attracting technical talent.

Timing
Half-Day | Morning 

Speakers
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David Huebner

Director of Talent Initiative, Code for America
David is the Director of Talent at Code for America helping governments hire and retain great people. Previously, David worked at Google as a manager on a strategy, analytics and effectiveness team focused on data-driven approaches to improve how the company hires and retains talent. Before that, David was a founder and chief product officer for a venture-­backed startup and currently is an active advisor and consultant to a number of other... Read More →


Tuesday November 1, 2016 10:00am - 1:00pm
Room 202

Attendees (13)