AITP-LA’s Next Event to Focus on Leveraging Technology Trends for Career Advancement


Join Association of Information Technology Professionals Los Angeles for its next event:

Technology Trends & Fast-Growth Areas- 
How to Leverage Trends for Career Advancement
When:  Thursday, January 28 | 5:30 pm – 9:00 pm
What:   AITP-LA’s monthly dinner meeting- full course dinner included
Cost:    Members $28 in advance, $35 at the door.
                Non-members $35 in advance, $45 at the door
 IT Staffing Manager of Sony Pictures Entertainment, Damon Nicholls, along with a panel of IT Hiring Professionals, will discuss trends they see, and how these affect current and future demand for jobs in the marketplace.
The emphasis is on IT employment trends and hiring challenges – the impact of Silicon Beach, attracting people that are the right fit, the push and pull of outsourcing vs. insourcing, contract vs. permanent employment dynamics.
Trends like Big Data, Agile practices, Mobile-centric development, User-Centric design are all influencing the kinds of skills needed and creating opportunities for those who are prepared. What can you do now to align your skills with an area of your passion?
The IT Hiring Professionals on our panel are vital to the success of the organizations they represent, and offer valuable insights. Panelists include:
  • Damon Nicholls -IT Staffing Manager – Sony Pictures Entertainment
  • Jennifer Farrelly, SPHR-CA, SHRM-SCP, FPC, Director of Human Resources, Lorna Jane USA, Inc.
  • Gary Michael – Manager of Talent Acquisition, KARL STORZ-ENDOSKOPE
  • Carole Schlocker, Moderator, President, iSpace

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The Association of Information Technology Professionals Los Angeles Chapter (AITP-LA) holds monthly dinner meetings in West LA with a focus on keeping members abreast of trends and best practices in managing technology, as well as on providing strong networking opportunities.
Membership covers a broad range, including IT executives, CTOs, hands-on IT professionals, consulting firms, attorneys, students, and educators.
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