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The Shortage of Data Center Talent and Bridging the Gap

The first item to address is the shortage of talented candidates in this industry. The second is the lack of diversity. The third is the lack of direction on how candidates can get into the data center space. You can’t have diversity when there is a shortage of qualified talent. However, you can have diversity

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Advice for Military Transitioning to the Civilian World

As Critical Facilities Recruiting Specialists, we have seen a steady trend of military professionals transitioning into the data center facilities market and making immediate and long-term impacts. The folks we have worked with out of the military include specialists such as Navy Nuclear Electricians, Navy Nuclear Machinist Mates, Air Force Power Production, and Army Power

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Importance of Professional Networking

It’s a tight job market, but the market is also in transition with many colo consolidations. Best way to network in these times are through Professional Organizations when they meet both locally (which is obviously cheaper to attend), or you can go to national events. I find peers asking about which events to attend, so

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04-18-2018
CxEnergy Conference & Expo, Las Vegas 4/23 - 26

@ Rio All-Suite Hotel, 3700 W Flamingo Rd, Las Vegas, NV 89103 https://www.cxenergy.com/

04-19-2018
CAPRE Greater Calgary & Alberta
04-19-2018
NY 7x24 Exchange - University Challenge
04-19-2018
iMason Leadership Summit - Microsoft, Sunnyvale
04-25-2018
(DICE) DATA CENTER INVESTMENT CONFERENCE & EXPO, NORTHWEST
05-07-2018
7x24 Carolinas Chapter Annual Golf Tournament (Sold Out!)

@Cabarrus Country Club, Concord, NC http://7x24carolinas.org/event-2788179

05-14-2018
AFCOM NYC/NJ Golf Classic

@ Canoe Brook Country Club, Summit, NJ http://www.afcomgolf.com/

05-15-2018
CAPRE'S Second Annual Greater Portland Data Center Summit
05-22-2018
CAPRE'S Third Annual Canadian Data Centre Summit

@ Marriott Downtown Eaton Centre,Toronto, Ontario https://www.capremedia.com/events/second-annual-canadian-data-centre-summit

05-31-2018
(DICE) DATA CENTER INVESTMENT CONFERENCE & EXPO, EAST
06-03-2018
7x24 Spring Conference

@ Hilton Orlando Bonnet Creek, Orlando, FL June 3 – 6 https://www.7x24exchange.org/conferences/future-national-conferences/

06-12-2018
Datacloud Europe

@ Grimaldi Forum, 10 Av. Princess Grace, 98000, Monaco June 12 – 14 http://www.datacloudcongress.com/

06-25-2018
DCD Webscale San Francisco

@ San Francisco Marriot Marquis Jun 25 – 26 http://dcd.events/conferences/webscale

06-25-2018
NY Chapter 7x24 Exchange Annual Golf Outing

@North Jersey Country Club, Wayne NJ – Details coming soon.

08-21-2018
CAPRE'S Third Annual Greater Atlanta & Southeast Data Center Summit
09-11-2018
Fourth Annual DC / AC Conference

@Brazos Hall Austin TX. CA https://www.dcac-live.com//

09-12-2018
CAPRE'S Sixth Annual Washington DC & Mid-Atlantic Data Center Summit
10-02-2018
CAPRE'S Sixth Annual Texas Data Center Summit
10-14-2018
Critical Facilities Summit – Nashville

@Music City Center, Nashville, TN. Oct 14-16 https://www.criticalfacilitiessummit.com//

10-21-2018
7x24 Fall Conference

@JW Marriott Desert Ridge, Phoenix, AZ, Oct 21 – 24 https://www.7x24exchange.org/conferences/future-national-conferences/

10-30-2018
DCD Colo+Cloud Dallas

@Hyatt Regency Dallas, Dallas http://dcd.events/conferences/colo-cloud

11-15-2018
CAPRE'S Fourth Annual Greater Seattle & Pacific Northwest Data Center Summit
12-03-2018
Gartners Data Center, Infrastructure, and Operations Management Conference

@ Venetian, Las Vegas, NV Dec 3 – 6 https://www.gartner.com/events/na/data-center

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