Introducing

Training Program

For Recruiters In IT

Starting in July 2019 January 2020 July 2020

10 modules (20 weeks, 1 module every other week)

100% Online, no travel needed

Do you find it hard to source, interview and hire IT positions?

Would you like to understand technologies better so that you can talk to developers with confidence?

Do you feel overwhelmed by all the technical terminology?

Would you like to learn the terms developers and hiring managers use every day?

Become a partner to CTOs

As a CTO, I only want to work with recruiters who know what I'm talking about, have a solid technical knowledge, understand the roles in IT, and can bring some value beyond forwarding applicants' CVs. I want a recruiter to be my business partner.

Josef Nevoral, CTO at GuestReady
Josef Nevoral

If you are like one of those recruiters in IT who struggle to talk to developers and hiring managers and so you'd like to understand technologies better but there are no good training materials, we've got you covered!

This is what recruiters say about our training:

The training videos are pretty much beneficial for tech recruiters like us. Keep up the good work!

Chandra, recruiter

We enjoy working with recruiters from all over the world.

I am an IT recruiter professional working on 7+ years yet believe this Academy will truly help me improve and enhance my skills to find right candidate.

Savintha, recruiter

There's so much to learn for a recruiter in IT, right?

The videos and content are very helpful. Thanks for the initiative. Appreciate it!

Akshita, recruiter

In July 2019, we are opening up our ONBOARDING ACCELERATOR program to recruiters just like you.

Training program

Tailor-made for junior IT recruiters.

  • Access to ten online courses (series GR10x and GR20x)
  • Clear learning path & progression
  • Bi-weekly Live online training classes
  • A CTO leads each class
  • Technology explained in human language
  • High-quality video content
  • A dedicated private support group
  • Clear start and end date #timebox
  • Certificate of completion

SPECIAL OFFER:

Webinar bundle included: Five replays.

Clear learning path

First, lay down a solid IT foundation (course series GR10x). Then continue with IT recruitment basics (courses GR20x). Learn advanced IT recruitment tactics (courses GR30x) and eventually becoming a full end-to-end partner to CTOs — which is explained in a course series GR40x.

Bi-weekly online group classes

10 modules: 10 Live Q&A sessions + 10 video courses.

July 2019
August
September
October
November 2019

Technical vocabulary for recruiters

As CTOs, we know what recruiters in IT need to know to talk to developers.

First, we lay down a solid technical foundation so that you can talk to developers with confidence.

We have included the most important key terms you as an IT recruiter need to know: Technologies, programming languages and frameworks.

Software development lifecycle & methodologies
  • Waterfall, Lean, Agile, Kanban, Kanban board, Scrum
  • Product owner, Scrum master, Retrospective, Stand-up, ...
Three IT layers recruiters need to know
  • Learn more about the Frontend, Backend, and a Database.
  • See what are the most popular tech stacks (LAMP, MEAN)
  • Web server, Operating system, Repository, Git, ...
Team roles for recruiters
  • Team roles such as a software developer, project manager, product manager, IT support, UX v UI designer, Scrum master, Product owner, fullstack developer, data engineer, data scientist, business intelligence analyst, system architect, business analyst, system analyst, and many more.
Data & databases
  • Data, Databases, Database developer, Database admin, SQL, OLAP, OLTP, Data warehouse, Business intelligence, and Big Data.
Testing & DevOps
  • As a recruiter, you need to understand terms such as unit testing, integration testing, CI/CD, and QA.
  • There is a huge hype around DevOps recently, so make sure you dive deeper in one of our modules.
Programming languages explained to recruiters
  • Learn about the most popular Fullstack, Backend, Frontend, and data science programming languages.
  • C#, Java, JavaScript, Python, PHP, HTML, SQL, Objective-C, ...
Recruitment tactics
  • LinkedIn search, Boolean search, GitHub search, Slack communities, Recruitment videos, How to attract developers

You need to know

1. The training program starts on July 9, 2019.

2. A class is limited to 30 recruiters so we can have a meaningful conversation during the online Live sessions.

3. The program will open up again in January 2020.

4. We are going to do our best to help you become an excellent IT recruiter!

Detailed training plan

There are 10 modules scheduled every other week (=20 weeks).

The first class is scheduled on July 9, 2019.

 

MODULE 1: Introduction To IT Recruitment

Online group class: 90 min on July 9, 2019

  • Introduction to IT recruitment
  • Shift in IT HR
  • How to become a great technical recruiter
  • How to attract developers

Take-home assignment:

A replay will be available if you cannot join the Live video call.

2: Software Development Lifecycle & Methodologies

@Home study prior to the online class:

Online group class: 90 min on July 23, 2019

  • Review your assignments
  • Q&A – your questions from the video course
  • A replay will be available if you cannot join the Live video call

You will learn what a recruiter needs to know about the SW development phases, what's the difference between Waterfall and Agile, what are the agile values and principles, what are the most popular Agile methodologies, differences between Kanban and Scrum, roles such as Scrum Master and Product Owner, ... and so much more.

3: Organizational Design & Digital Teams

@Home study prior to the online class:

Online group class: 90 min on August 6, 2019

  • Review your assignments
  • Q&A – your questions from the video course
  • A replay will be available if you cannot join the Live video call

We cover the most frequent roles a recruiter may hear about: Backend developer, Fullstack developer, Database admin, Project manager, Product manager, CTO, CIO, VP Engineering, some of the entry roles, and more.

4: Software Developers, Programming Languages & Frameworks

@Home study prior to the online class:

  • Watch a video course GR104 (approx. 2 hours)
  • Finalize a worksheet GR104

Online group class: 90 min on August 20, 2019

  • Review your assignments
  • Q&A – your questions from the video course
  • A replay will be available if you cannot join the Live video call

We look at the technology map and explain what types of software developers are out there, what programming languages and frameworks do they use.

5: Tech Stacks, Servers, Cloud, Storage

@Home study prior to the online class:

  • Watch a video course GR105 (approx. 2 hours)
  • Finalize a worksheet GR105

Online group class: 90 min on September 3, 2019

  • Review your assignments
  • Q&A – your questions from the video course
  • A replay will be available if you cannot join the Live video call

As a well-rounded recruiter you need to know the most popular tech stacks (LAMP, MEAN), understand what is Git, GitHub, GitLab, Bitbucket, repositories and cloud storages in general.

6: Data, Databases, Business Intelligence

@Home study prior to the online class:

  • Watch a video course GR106 (approx. 1 hour)
  • Finalize a worksheet GR106

Online group class: 90 min on September 17, 2019

  • Review your assignments
  • Q&A – your questions from the video course
  • A replay will be available if you cannot join the Live video call

We explain what a recruiter should know about relational and non-relational databases, database servers, data warehouse, SQL and PL/SQL, database administration, and more.

7: Testing, QA, DevOps

@Home study prior to the online class:

  • Watch a video course GR107 (approx. 1 hour)
  • Finalize a worksheet GR107

Online group class: 90 min on October 1, 2019

  • Review your assignments
  • Q&A – your questions from the video course
  • A replay will be available if you cannot join the Live video call

Most of the recruiters we talk to struggle with DevOps, continuous integration, automated testing, and workflows. We explain these terms in a human language so you understand how do modern teams work.

8: Software Design, Web Design, CMS

@Home study prior to the online class:

  • Watch a video course GR108 (approx. 1 hour)
  • Finalize a worksheet GR108

Online group class: 90 min on October 15, 2019

  • Review your assignments
  • Q&A – your questions from the video course
  • A replay will be available if you cannot join the Live video call

Understand the differences: UX vs. UI, a product prototype vs. MVP, CMS vs. CRM, and more. Learn how websites are built using Wordpress and what kind of web designers are out there.

9: Technical Recruitment Tactics

@Home study prior to the online class:

  • Watch a video course GR201 (approx. 1 hour)
  • Finalize a worksheet GR201

Online group class: 90 min on October 29, 2019

  • Review your assignments
  • Q&A – your questions from the video course
  • A replay will be available if you cannot join the Live video call

Learn how to attract developers, how to use LinkedIn, GitHub or Slack to connect with them. How to use browser extensions and increase your productivity.

10: Hiring Software Developers

@Home study prior to the online class:

  • Watch a video course GR202 (approx. 1 hour)
  • Finalize a worksheet GR202

Online group class: 90 min on November 5, 2019

  • Review your assignments
  • Q&A – your questions from the video course
  • A replay will be available if you cannot join the Live video call

In this module, we start hiring developers, interviewing and assessing them.

🔥 Certificate of completion

Pricing & Payment terms

Enroll today to secure one of the remaining seats.

There are two options how to finance this online training program:

  1. A one-time, upfront payment of 790 EUR
  2. Five monthly payments of 189 EUR each
Group discounts
# of recruiters One-time upfront payment Monthly subscription for five months
1-2 790 EUR 189 EUR
3-5 690 EUR 159 EUR
6-10 590 EUR 139 EUR

Testimonials

We are here to help recruiters just like you.

Marat Yakupov, CEO @ Zero To One Search
(IT recruitment agency, Germany)

I really enjoy your short tips and like the idea of bringing in developers to the table.

David, recruiter

Just signed up! There is always plenty to learn in this challenging and dynamic market!

Marta, recruiter

I was really surprised how professional the course from Geekruiter is - IT people finally speak a normal language that everyone can understand!

It is very much visible how much work they have invested in order to help recruiters understand technical fundamentals; so essential for our work!

I got to learn a lot of new things, made things clear that I thought I knew, but Michal together with his team helped me to understand it in a wider concept.

I do recommend you to join Geekruiter - learning is fun with them and they are ready to explain you every single detail that you were afraid to ask before.

Michaela, recruiter

Live online class

Connect via Zoom, a high-quality video conferencing solution.

On-demand video-courses

Tailor-made content for recruiters in IT. Ready to watch.

 
 
 
 

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