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Solving the Chicken and Egg Problem of Recruiting and Training Tech Talent in the Hudson Valley

Friday, October 11, 2019 - 10:00am to 11:00am
Room: 
Great Hall
Building: 
Kaplan Hall

Technology companies continue to prioritize flexible work-life balance and healthier lifestyles to help retain valuable employees. And given the easy access to metropolitan hubs, natural beauty, broadband infrastructure plans, and low cost of living, the Hudson Valley should be poised as a desirable region for businesses who prize this kind of culture as a path to growth. However, as local municipalities clamor for more tech talent to move here, the greatest barrier to starting or scaling a company in our area is access to a qualified talent pool.

Future Readiness: Tech Workforce Trends for Startups and Developers

Friday, October 11, 2019 - 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Room: 
Great Hall
Building: 
Kaplan Hall

Startups are leading the trend to hire internationally. This panel covers the international approach to building a technical workforce for new companies: sometimes, local resources are ideal; other times, they’re hard to find. What are the benefits and challenges of working on an international team?

This panel also discusses the dilemmas this trend creates for developers seeking opportunities locally: in a world without borders, how do local resources remain competitive?

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