Infrastructure Talent Needs For Cutting-Edge Data Centers – Part 2: Insights from industry expert Peter Kazella
This is Part 2 of an interview with Ashley Dunham featured in PANDUIT CONNNECTIONS In the second of our two-part blog series with industry expert Peter Kazella of Pkaza, a 12-year Data Center Facilities recruiter, we discuss what it takes to go live with a newly built data center and what to look out for when building your team in an ultra-tight market. As more data centers are getting constructed and going online, what staffing needs contribute to going
This is an interview with Ashley Dunham featured in PANDUIT CONNNECTIONS As you modernize, upgrade, and invest in your data center, your team needs skilled technicians and leaders if you want to take full advantage of the new trends and technology available to you. Hiring and retaining people who have the skills and experience to keep pace with the evolution of technology is crucial. We spoke with industry expert Peter Kazella of Pkaza, a twelve-year veteran Data Center Facilities
The ideal situation is to be happy with your job and how you make a living. Let’s be honest, at some level, none of us like change. In the perfect world, we enjoy what we do for a living, we like the people we work with and the compensation, benefits and job security that come with it. At some point though, things always change. That could mean a new boss, potential merger, or maybe your job role or
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 when the labor pool is robust with qualified candidates. This is not the case as this industry must go through a paradigm shift
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 Generation Backgrounds. These individuals not only have a solid technical foundation to transition into the data center space, but they have gained countless
Data Center Construction Projects – Experienced Pros in High Demand Anyone with their pulse on the data center market knows not a week goes by without an announcement about some new data center building project. The titans of tech continue their hyper scale site buildouts all across the country. In addition, there are Data Center Co-lo’s in primary and secondary markets that need to answer the demands of edge computing. Data Center Construction is a very niche space.