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Friday, August 31 • 4:50pm - 5:30pm
Growing Talent vs Hiring Expertise - Tameika Reed, Women In Linux

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This is topic covers growing talent vs hiring expertise. I think there is a time and place for both but knowing when its the key. The following will be covered:

-What is the cost of growing talent or skillls? (They are two different things)
-How do you grow this talent or skills
-What is the cost of hiring expertise?
-What resources have you provided the team outside of skillsoft?
-How does a team lead maintain their skillset and keep driving the team?
-Should master or be a generalist?

In all, we fight to maintain our skillset and stay relevant in this ever changing IT world. Finding your path can be cloudy but skills are always something you can hold on too.


Tameika Reed

Founder, Women In Linux
Tameika Reed founded Women In Linux out of frustration that there were no other women or women of color represented at the workplace or tech events. Tameika is a self-taught Linux administrator who has spent countless hours helping others get started in Linux. In conjunction with... Read More →

Friday August 31, 2018 4:50pm - 5:30pm PDT
Room 121