LinkedIn local is a global movement that has already been held in over 100 cities across the globe and it hasn’t even been around for a full year yet. LinkedIn Local is a meetup concept that allows you to connect with your LinkedIn network offline, beyond job titles and business cards.
Greg Johnson is the Brand Strategist and Talent Specialist at Atrilogy Solutions Group, a nationwide technical staffing firm, and the founder of Next Level People, company that is dedicated to giving people the “no bs no fluff” info the need to get to the next level in their career. Greg is also re-launching a LinkedIn bootcamp this week that will help people lay the foundation for a strong personal brand.
Tejal (TJ) Wagadia is Originally from India. She spent seven years in The Windy City before moving to Arizona in 2014 after graduating from Robert Morris University. With three years of experience in the staffing industry she is passionate about hiring and recruiting with a deep love for technology. TJ loves what she does and works every day to help others succeed at recruiting through her blog.
Phoenix Staff is a boutique technology recruiting firm that helps companies and candidates in Austin, Las Vegas, and Phoenix make their careers rise. Since 2002, job seekers and hiring managers alike have turned to us for help — not with finding more options, but for finding better options. That’s why our team spends time with you upfront to understand exactly what you’re looking for, including type of position, company culture, compensation, benefits requirements, and more. Then, we only introduce you to candidates or companies that match your checklist. We believe that finding the right candidate shouldn’t be so hard. Neither should finding a job you love. By taking the time to understand your specific needs, we make the perfect placements and build relationships that last long after the position is filled. We’re fanatical about the right fit, and we look forward to finding yours.
Chris Huie is the Developer Evangelist and Phoenix tech community ambassador at Galvanize in Phoenix. He is hugely active in the tech community organizing and supporting several dev focused meetups along with helping organize some of Phoenix’s large tech-focused events like SQL Saturday, DevOps Day, and Data Science Day. His background is in financial modeling and data science along with experience in front and back-end development with the cool and hip new technologies like Vue and React/Redux. When Chris isn’t geeking out on Street Fighter V, Hearthstone, or watching Twitch he is walking his 70lb English Bulldog Rio.
Dayna Ciarfalia is a native Northern Minnesotan who made the move to Phoenix in 2010 after graduating with her Bachelors in Communication & Psychology. Over the past seven years, she has created a successful career as a Sr IT Recruiter helping local Phoenicians reach their individual career goals. Currently, Dayna specializes in partnering with local tech companies to find and retain the top 20% of IT professionals, more specifically those within the software & web development fields. Dayna is a proud member of Galvanize and is highly active within the local tech and startup community including Women Who Startup, HackerNest Phoenix, #yesphx, Phoenix ReactJS and others. In her free time, Dayna enjoys working on her own personal development, watching hockey with her husband, and getting ready for her new addition to the family – baby boy, Dominic!
Concentric Corporation connects the right people with the right companies at the right time. We are a contingency-based staffing firm that leads with creating meaningful, long-term partnerships with our candidates and clients, allowing us an outstanding 80% retention rate across the board.