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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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RSS Data Center Frontier
06-19-2018
CAPRE’S Greater Boston & New England Data Center Summit
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 Scholarship Golf Outing
06-26-2018
DATA CENTER INVESTMENT CONFERENCE & EXPO, SOUTH
07-16-2018
Delaware Valley Chapter 7x24 Exchange Golf Outing

@ Trump National Philadelphia, Pine Brook http://www.7x24exchangedelval.org/event-2931633/

07-26-2018
Data Center Investment Conference & Expo (DICE) Northeast - NYC
08-16-2018
Capre’s Second Annual Greater Denver Data Center Summit
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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