Channels for finding talent in IT

Who came?

  • Carolina - Magma; Andrew - Moosehead\ESJ; Maryn - IRCC; Karla - Blue spurs consulting; Jessica - Venn; Sara - T4G; Ian - ESJ; Bonnie - Settlement group; Theresa - ONB; Sungmi - MCAF

Questions?

  • How did you find the employees you’ve hired through AIPP?

  • How do we help skilled IT workers get hired to stay in the region?

Notes & Ideas

  • Job persona > job description

  • How do we filter the resumes that come through?

    • Local consultants in target countries

    • Organisations like 3+

    • Mission trips

    • Community groups

    • Targets: Isreal, Ukraine, India (hit & miss)

  • What does IT mean? Lots of unknown

    • IT is an all industries and we need backgrounds from all disciplines

  • Certifications

    • Can cross check it’s on databases

  • Lots of junior talent in IT (0-3\5 years)

    • Some intermediate talent

    • Almost no senior talent

Actions

  • Develop categories of roles that IT companies are looking for

  • Share job opps for candidates that are referred, that don’t fit at your org

Take away

  • IT (industry) can do a better job explaining their hiring needs

  • We need to share candidates that don’t meet the need of your organisation to keep them in the region

  • Government agencies need to filter resumes better to what employers are looking for