Technical Training Programs for Modern Recruiters


Technologies, Software Teams, and Technical Talent - All in Plain English

Learn Software Development Process
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Understand Roles on a Product Development Team
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Grasp Programming Languages, Tools and Concepts
Have Intelligent Conversations with Technical People
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Decode Cryptic Jargon and Terminology
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Go Beyond Keyword Matching
Increase Both Quality and Quantity of Candidates
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Make Smart and Confident Candidate Selections
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Gain Recognition for Your Talent Acquisition

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Geekology is Specifically Designed For Technical Recruiting


Geekology's Targeted Training vs. Other Methods

Google or Wikipedia

- Explained in Technical Terms, Difficult to Understand

- Confusing and Frustrating, Not Helpful or Practical

- Presents New Terminology that Creates More Confusion

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Geekology

+ Explained in Plain English, Easy to Understand

+ Turns Google and Wikipedia into Useful Learning Tools

+ Helps You Become Unafraid of New Technologies

Asking Developer Friends

- Confusing, Unnecessary Detail for Recruiting Purposes

- Scattered, Out-Of-Context Information

- Unstructured and Unfocused, Without Providing Basic Understanding

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Geekology

+ Learning Technology at Just the Right Level

+ Clear Explanations on How Technologies Fit Together

+ Structured and Focused Curriculum to Build a Strong Foundation

Programming Classes

- Time Consuming

- Not Directly Applicable To Recruiting

- Missing Software Development Knowledge

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Geekology

+ Fast, Targeted Learning

+ Teaches Only What You Need to Know

+ Learn How Software is Made and How Engineers Think

Other Programs

- Focused Only On General Recruiting

- Generic Recruiting Training Advice

- Programs Lacking Technical Expertise

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Geekology

+ Focused on Technical Knowledge for Recruiting

+ Specifically Designed for Technical Recruiting

+ Taught by a Software Engineer Turned Recruiter

- No More Guessing -

- Master Technical Recruiting From The Inside Out Today -

What Makes Geekology Different


We Are the Only Program that Teaches You the Technology Behind Technical Recruiting

Build the Foundation of Core Technical Knowledge
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Gain True Understanding of Software Engineering
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Decode Cryptic Technical Terms and Ask Revealing Questions
Make Smart Recruiting Decisions using Technical Knowledge
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Know How to Think Like a Hiring Manager
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Have Intelligent Conversations with Developers Confidently
Cut Through the Tech Jargon Geeks Use and Get the Gist of Discussions
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Learning Computer Science is a Massive Undertaking You Don’t Have Time for
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Learning Programming is Unnecessary for Recruiting

Meet the Instructor - Mei Lu mei_lu_linkedin_profile

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Mei Lu is the Founder and CEO of Jobfully.com, a web start-up focusing on technology job market. Before starting Jobfully, Mei recruited top talent for Silicon Valley technology companies, including OpenTable, OutSpark, RockYou and TubeMogul.


Mei started her career as a software engineer, building software at Qpass, M.I.T, and MicroStrategy. She received her Master's Degree in Computer Science from University of Pennsylvania and her Master's Degree in Engineering from Carnegie Mellon University.

Choose Your Program

Technical Recruiting Core: 3 Half-Day Sessions

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This program has been approved for 8 (General) credit hours toward PHR, SPHR and GPHR recertification through the HR Certification Institute

For Company HR and recruiting professionals to build a strong foundation

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  • Become a partner of engineering and play a key role in talent strategy by understanding how your engineering team works and its talent needs
  • Help hiring managers by reducing their recruiting work load when you learn to think like them
  • Create business impact by scouting the right talent to drive company growth because you can spot and attract top technical candidates

Technical Training Intensive: 4-hour Bootcamp

For recruiters who want to differentiate themselves and stay ahead

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  • Establish better client communication because you ”get it“ when you have an overall understanding of how software is made
  • Make confident candidate selections because you develop insights when you know how different roles function and interact
  • Build stronger relationships with tech community because you can have intelligent conversations with geeks when you speak their language

Technical Recruiting Premium: Custom Designed Programs

For recruiting teams that want customized training solutions

  • Customized solutions to increase technical recruiting competency level based on your team’s unique needs and job market situation
  • Empower your recruiting team to drive critical business results by meeting talent acquisition targets
  • Develop your recruiting staff's hard skills and see payoffs in recruiter performance

FAQ:

What does Geekology mean?
A geek is a person with an eccentric devotion to scientific or technical pursuits. Geekology is the study of the language, psychology, and functioning of geeks.
Do I have to be technical to master technical recruiting?
No. Geekology makes understanding geeks simple, so you can master technical recruiting without being technical... and you can become a recruiting geek.
What is Geekology?
It's a new technical recruiting training program that gives you everything you need to know about technology, engineering teams, and technical talent - all in plain English.
How important is technical knowledge for technical recruiting?
Very. It's a core skill for technical recruiting and Geekology makes it easy for non-programmers to have this knowledge.
What can your training do for me?
You can achieve these results:
  • Have intelligent conversations with technical people
  • Make smart candidate selections and confident decisions
  • Identify high potential candidates that aren't obvious to the untrained eyes
  • Gain recognition for your talent acquisition contribution
Why don’t most recruiters have enough technical knowledge?
Learning technology can seem overwhelming and it's difficult to know what to learn. Knowing what is and isn't needed for technical recruiting requires insights and experience from someone who understands both software development and recruiting. This is how Geekology helps recruiters with effective learning.
I'm doing alright with my recruiting. Why should I take this class now?
With Geekology, you can
  • Keep up with fast-changing technologies
  • Go beyond keyword matching
  • Increase both quality and quantity of candidates
  • Uncover hidden gems in candidates
  • Understand technologies clearly rather than haphazardly
  • Gain technical people's recognition and respect
I noticed DaVinci's drawings on the site. Why?
DaVince was a master of both art and science, much like the best technical recruiters.

Contact:

Questions and Support
Email is a great to get in touch. Drop us a line at geekology@jobfully.com
You can also reach us at 425.247.0999
Mailing Address
Snail mail is so quaint. Send us something at:
Geekology (a Jobfully company)
15127 NE 24th St., #575
Redmond, Wa 98052
Media Inquiries
We'd be glad to provide expert insights into all aspect of technical recruiting, including:
  • Sourcing technical roles
  • Attracting technical talent
  • Career development for software talent
  • Candidate experience
  • Compensation and perks for geeks
  • Building high performing software teams
  • and more...