AtlantaPHP February 2020 Meeting

AtlantaPHP Meetup Group
AtlantaPHP Meetup Group
Public group


600 Galleria Pkwy SE, Suite 1460 · Atlanta, GA

How to find us

Take I-285 to Cobb Parkway/US-41. Go south & turn left on Akers Mill Rd. At the 2nd traffic light, go left into Cobb Galleria, then an immediate left into the parking garage. Enter the 600 bldg & tell security you're there for AtlantaPHP, 14th floor.

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PRESENTATION: Current Trends in the PHP Job Market in 2020

Map Link: (parking deck entrance, 600 building is due north of the deck)

Presentation by Ari Waller, Meetup Event Manager for JFrog

Ari will give an overview of the current PHP job market trends in 2020. He will examine the current and future state of PHP, supply and demands in the marketplace, and conduct a career-oriented Q&A (resumes, interviews, and overall job hunting tips and strategies). This will include:
- IT Career Trends
- Trending PHP & Open Source Career Opportunities
- Atlanta Job Market specific to PHP & Open Source
- Future PHP Job consideration
- Salary Survey Data for 2018 / 2019
- Preparing for Success
- Q & A

About Ari: Ari is currently the Meetup Event Manager for JFrog. He started his career working with Information Technology professionals in the technical recruiting industry in Atlanta, shortly after the 1996 Olympics. Since then, Ari has utilized this knowledge and expertise in multiple leadership capacities, while always remaining hands-on, as his passion is learning and conversing with technical professionals. Over the past few years, Ari sought to transform his platform to be authentically transparent and become an “open source” confidant for those who wanted IT career guidance. In this effort, he brings his expertise and job market insight to technical professionals at meetups, boot camps, and panels.

With the rest of his spare time, he enjoys spending time with his wife and his many children; as well as building Star Wars Legos and watching the Atlanta Hawks. Ari graduated from Temple University in Philadelphia with a degree in Education.

New Meeting Feature: Open Spaces! We're going to continue with a new discussion format among attendees. Please come with some questions or discussion topics in mind. The group will vote on suggestions and we'll cover things, based on interest, in a rotating panel style. Come share your expertise!

SPECIAL NOTE: Building security has become a bit more strict, so please do your best to arrive before 7pm. On arrival, you may need to mention that you are there to attend a meeting at ShootProof.

Food provided by AtlantaPHP.