Technical competence. Practical Course for Recruiters

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salary 1500 €
location Online
date 6. May - 30. May 2022
date ENG

About the course

The IT sector is booming and it is increasingly difficult to find qualified specialists. On the other hand many candidates find IT sector attractive but very complicated to understand. Sounds like IT people come from a different planet and speak another language! Believe us, it is not that complicated!

Understanding the IT business, having technical competence helps you gain the confidence to enter an IT company.

“Speaking the same language” takes HRs and recruiters to a new, advanced level, helps to address, evaluate and hire the best talents much faster. During our course, we help our participants to understand how things work in IT companies, what roles and competencies there are, how teams and processes are built.

We will make the complicated terminology clear in an easy, practical way. We will use images and jokes and lots of practical assignments to make it stick.

Purpose: at the end of the training, the participant is able to understand how things work in IT companies, what roles and competencies there are, how teams and processes are built.

Learning outcomes. By the end of the training the participant:

 

  • Understands how to find a definition of any IT term
  • Understands how a software product is built, which roles are relevant for each stage of the software product development lifecycle and why
  • Understands how techical teams are built and managed
  • Understands how teams work together, the methodologies and essential tools they use
  • Understands how products are designed, built, deployed, tested and analysed
  • Is competent to make a difference between the programming languages, frameworks and other technologies, understands how and why they are used
  • Knows the principles of technical recruitment
  • Is competent in channels for the search of IT specialists
  • Can find and evaluate candidates for different IT roles, including designers, managers, programmers, QA, DevOps, Data Science and other
  • Is able to build a conversation with the IT recruitment manager and candidates
  • Is able to ask the technical team competent questions
  • Is competent to evaluate the suitability of the IT candidates for the particular position and the organization based on a CV
  • Is able to conduct the first pre-screening interview with the candidates for different IT roles or with various IT specialists
  • Can confidently reply to candidates on questions concerning vacancies, products, project and product development stack
  • Can confidently navigate in preferences and motivations of candidates, and therefore how to “sell” vacancies to candidates more confidently
  • Can communicate with the technical team, confidently participate in meetings and become a reliable partner for the management
  • Can keep the technical competence up to date in the future

Schedule: We will meet 8 times on Mondays 9.00 - 12.00, Fridays 9.00 - 12:00 

Price: 1250 + 20% VAT

Teachers: https://ittalent.ee/en/services/our-trainings/teachers 

Ekaterina Krivich:

Lead Software Engineer

Ongoing Masters degree in Human Computer Interaction (Tallinn University). 2006 - masters degree in Applied Math (Kuban state university, Russia).

15 years of hands-on coding experience in a variety of languages. I am a lifelong learner and very excited to share my knowledge about nerdy things. 

Started as a developer and throughout my career I was a lead developer and Engineering Manager. I had the pleasure of organizing several internal trainings for non-developers, and workshops for dev-juniors aka Django Girls Tallinn.

 

Julia Jolkin:

Master's degree in Communications (Tallinn University, 2004)  

10 years of experience in HR and 7 years in IT recruitment. Nowadays still actively recruiting IT professionals and managing a team of IT recruiters.

For the past 5 years I have been sharing my knowledge at seminars and in-house trainings. Experienced speaker at international recruitment and sourcing conferences.

 

Сourse curator

Julia Jolkin
5060627
julia.jolkin@ittalent.ee


Töötukassa koolituskaardi koostööpartner
IT Talent is a training partner of the
Unemployment Insurance Fund

Сourse curator

Julia Jolkin
5060627
julia.jolkin@ittalent.ee


Töötukassa koolituskaardi koostööpartner
IT Talent is a training partner of the
Unemployment Insurance Fund

Testimonials

Amanda Muceniece-Krumina, Recruiting Team Lead Printful, Riga

Training is about the basics and standards of recruitment, it's like ABC for recruiters. It also helps a lot to recruiters with experience to understand the process more and remove a lot of "waste" from day-to-day work. The training has given me interest in sourcing and helped to remove all the unneeded activities from my daily work.

— Amanda Muceniece-Krumina, Recruiting Team Lead Printful, Riga
Merle Rebane, Executive Recruiter from Tammiste Personalibüroo

I gathered lots of ideas and sources from the course that I have later successfully used. At times, I feel like worked in the Stone Age before. How many possibilities there are nowadays ... The training is truly very eye-opening.

— Merle Rebane, Executive Recruiter from Tammiste Personalibüroo
Irina Pikulenko, Office Manager from Sportradar AG

Before the training, recruitment seemed like a simple process to me. During the course I saw how much work and effort it really requires. Thanks to the tips and tricks from the course, I have found a lot more suitable candidates than before. The training has been very beneficial.

— Irina Pikulenko, Office Manager from Sportradar AG
Anna Metsger, HR and Admin Manager

I definitely recommend this training to both recruiters and specialists, whose tasks include HR management. The knowledge shared during the course is very well structured and covers various other HR topics in addition to recruitment activities.

— Anna Metsger, HR and Admin Manager
Natalja Horohordina, Head of Recruitment and Future Staff from Eesti Energia

The amount of unnecessary activities in my day-to-day work has decreased. The course has instilled me with the courage to try out new solutions and tools for recruitment. 10/10, highly practical. I would recommend this course to anyone who looks to treat recruitment as something more than publishing ads on job portals.

— Natalja Horohordina, Head of Recruitment and Future Staff from Eesti Energia
Monika Lehtmets, Recruitment Assistant from Tammiste Personalibüroo

The course provided me with the opportunity to brush up and advance my recruitment skills. Afterwards, I have taken steps to automate my workflow using several new applications and environments introduced during the course. The training is highly practical, because you can test everything you have learned on your ongoing projects.

— Monika Lehtmets, Recruitment Assistant from Tammiste Personalibüroo