Next Meeting
Date Thursday, October 20th
Agenda 6:00pm - 6:30pm Registration and Networking
6:30pm - 7:30pm Presentation
7:30pm - 8:00pm Wrap-up and Door Prizes
LocationThe Software Guild (Map  -  Detailed Map showing Parking and Building Entrance)
Topic IT Career Night/Recruiter Roundtable
Come and give your career a tune up! Join other IT Pros, where we cover some ways to improve your marketability and learn which the hot skills are. We will also have a professional photographer on hand for Professional Head Shots for your LinkedIn profile or your resume. Agenda.
Meeting Sponsor Expedient
Speakers InfoPresentation #1 Interview to Offer: Tips and Strategies in Interviewing for that Dream Job presented by Allison Schock, Talent Acquisition/Business Development Mgr at Endevis

Presentation #2
LinkedIn Strategies and Tips presented by Allie Dowling at Teksystems

Panel Discussion and Q&A (with industry experts from Endevis and Teksystems)
We will pose thought and discussion provoking topics about the IT Career space such as:
  • What is the IT Hiring market like right now in NE Ohio?
  • What are the hot skills to have? What are the not so hot skills?
  • What is the staffing strategy for IT organizations with legacy systems like Cobol, Mainframes, and UNIX as it relates to the coming baby boomer retirements?
  • Is it better to pursue an MBA or Advanced Certification?
  • How can I break into the IT Industry?
  • And many more

Need a Professional Headshot?
Headshots will be available from Professional Photographer Carly Stockburger. This will be a one pose photograph (you will receive both a color and black&white high res photo via Dropbox after the event) for the low price of $25. (Cash, Check and Credit Cards accepted). ***Members of the AITP Akron-Canton Chapter will receive a complimentary head shot as a membership benefit ***. Sign Up for the Headshot is required.
CostThere is no cost to attend.
RegistrationRegistration required via Eventbrite. We reserve the right to turn away walk-ins based on room capacity.
Future Meetings
Date Topic Speaker Location
November 17th, 2016 Past Presidents Night Banquent Brad NellisArrowhead Golf Club & Banquet Center