Interop ITX 2017 Schedule Viewer

Securing the Future of IT Through Recruitment: A Dual View

Interop ITX 2017 Schedule Viewer

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  • Securing the Future of IT Through Recruitment: A Dual View

    • Edgar Aguilar  |  Head of Human Resources, Mastercard Operations & Technology, Mastercard
    Location:  TBD
    Format: Conference Session
    Conference Journeys: CIO/CTO, IT Manager/Director
    Track: Leadership & Professional Development
    Pass Type: All Access, Conference, Thursday Conference - Get your pass now!
    Vault Recording: TBD
    Audience Level: CIO/CTO

    As today's technology landscape rapidly changes, the skills needed to excel in the IT field are shifting, too. Edgar Aguilar, Head of Human Resources for Mastercard Operations & Technology, previously served as the company's Chief Technology Officer of Operations and has a professional background rooted in IT – a very unique position for an HR leader. In this session, Edgar will review how his experience has served him in these two different sides of his career and have helped him identify skills that new candidates need in this shifting IT landscape. Additionally, Edgar will discuss the benefits of positioning IT professionals as frontline recruiters and how it serves as an opportunity for both continued professional development and mentorship.

    Attendees will come away understanding:
    • The unique benefits of having IT professionals in recruiting and talent acquisition roles
    • How recruitment roles can become continued education and mentorship experiences for IT professionals
    • How well rounded recruiters can identify well rounded IT The importance of looking in nontraditional places to find top talent