COMMON Fall Conference & Expo | October 15-17 | Pittsburgh, PA | www.common.org/fall

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IT Leadership and Management [clear filter]
Monday, October 15


12AH The Ninja Guide to Building Teams and Creating Engagement
Sure, Ninjas are cool, and they're fun to talk about. And more importantly, there's a leadership lesson there... Ninjas are always 100% ENGAGED! They equate their personal success with the success of their team, and of their mission. How productive would your teams be if they were always completely engaged, like Ninjas? Whether you're a leader looking to learn the secrets behind building strong teams and keeping them engaged, or a team member who wants to better understand team dynamics, you'll find this session illuminating.

Learning Objectives:
During this session you'll learn: * Hiring tips to ensure you get the people you need on your team (and to communicate better with them) * Learn to interview candidates like a pro (or to ace your next interview) * Techniques to build your bench by creating a reserve of good will * How to keep your people motivated (and yourself!) * Methods to align your team's success (as well as your own) with that of your organization By the end of this session you'll have the tools you need to build a team of the best and brightest, and keep them as engaged as... Ninjas!

This is Session ID:180052

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Steven Wolk

CTO, PC Richard & Son
Steven Wolk is the Chief Technology Officer for PC Richard & Son, a family owned and operated chain of 66 appliance and electronics superstores located throughout NY, NJ, CT, and PA. Founded in 1909, PC Richard has always been known for honesty, integrity, and reliability throughout... Read More →

Monday October 15, 2018 9:30am - 10:30am
Marquis Ballroom C
  • Content Level All
Wednesday, October 17


32AD POWER PICK: Talent Acquisition Resource for the Future
The presentation discusses where and how to find the next generation of resource on IBM i. With many retiring and many looking for IBM i resource where do you turn to find resource. The presentation discusses options for finding resource including: Connecting with Colleges CEF (COMMON Education Foundation) Local user groups connecting with community with student resource Recruiting within from other departments Mentor young or new IT resource Training Consulting and outsourcing Cloud Connecting with IBM i Academic Initiative Job boards and recruiters COMMON bootcamp and training focused for new resource IBM i Fresh Faces Reach out to others – don't reinvent the wheel

Learning Objectives:
1. understand options for finding resource.
2. Find out where and how to find resource.
3. Find out where to turn to find resource.

This is Session ID:180310

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Laura Ubelhor

Consultech Services, Inc.
Laura Ubelhor is owner and operator of Consultech Services, Inc. and longtime advocate for IBM i education. Consultech, established in 1992, specializes in application development and support on IBM i and other platforms. Laura has a Masters of Science in Management Degree from Walsh... Read More →

Wednesday October 17, 2018 9:15am - 10:15am
Grand Ballroom 5
  • Content Level All
  • Operating Systems IBMi