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Re: [agile-30] Gigs and recruiting...

From: Amanda
Sent on: Monday, September 14, 2009 10:41 AM
Thanks For that input Dylan--

How has Scrum Club been so far for you as a group to hire in? Have you
placed anyone from Scrum Club? What would make it easier?


-Amanda

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On Mon, Sep 14, 2009 at 10:27 AM, Dylan <[address removed]> wrote:
> Amanda,
>
> My name is Dylan Campbell. ?I'm a senior recruiter at a placement firm
> called Highlander Solutions. ?If anyone wants to contact me, or send
> me their resume I'd love to talk to them. ?Additionally, I try and
> make it to more events so that they can put a face with the email. ?If
> anyone has any questions; have them give me a call.
>
> Dylan Campbell
> Highlander Solution'
> s[masked]
>
> On Mon, Sep 14, 2009 at 3:21 AM, Amanda <[address removed]> wrote:
>> Hey folks-
>>
>> We met today for a little coworking and gaming and it went really well. We
>> had time to just hang out and do stuff... something that we don't normally
>> have time for in the user group meetings.
>>
>> I got to the bottom of my massive stack of paperwork, chatted with a few
>> people... It turns out we have quite a number of project managers and senior
>> dev leads who do a fair amount of business development in terms of finding
>> people who need marketing sites in the $10-20k range... not huge, but
>> nothing to sneeze at... There are also a lot of PMs in our group looking for
>> work. We'll definitely do this regularly...
>>
>> So my question to you all is this... What can I do to make this group a
>> better way to find a gig or recruit talent?
>>
>> Do you want me to proactively contact recruiters and let them know about our
>> group? Do you want me to call startups and tell them about our group? HR
>> departments?
>>
>> FYI - We are currently sponsors of Code Camp LA, BarCamp LA, and StartUp
>> Weekend, which is how I currently plan on promoting the group. So tell me
>> how to tweak it to make it a great environment to hire in.
>>
>>
>> PS.
>>
>> We have a meeting coming up the first week of October and will be regularly
>> supporting Tony Wong marketing his Scrum classes since they are a great
>> entry point for professionals who need to know the basics but their company
>> isn't footing the bill. Next class of Tony's is Oct 17.
>>
>>
>>
>>
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