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New-Normal Hiring: Revamping Your Talent Strategy for 2021 and Beyond

Monday, November 8 @ 12:00 pm - 12:45 pm • Organized By LaunchCode
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The pandemic has caused rapid evolution to our workforce, and if your hiring practices haven't evolved along with it, you're already behind. In today's world, recruiting and hiring goes beyond HR – leaders of companies of all sizes need to think creatively about sourcing the best and brightest junior talent. During this session hosted by LaunchCode, you'll hear from the region's top tech leaders on "new-normal hiring" and leave with tips to transform your resume reviews into a strategic talent strategy that will allow your company to thrive in this swiftly-evolving world.


Ryan Townsend, Founder, Hively
Maroua Jawadi, Product Manager, Equipment Share / LaunchCode Graduate
Dustin Burns, VP of Technology, McCownGordon

Moderated by Kate Kershaw, Managing Director of Company Relations, LaunchCode

Leah Freeman
(901) 359-1104
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