Today’s talent market is the tightest of all-time, with dozens of opportunities available for talented IT and QA professionals. Hiring managers are struggling to find the right people for their teams, but perhaps they just aren’t looking in the right places, or selling candidates correctly? In this early bird session, Kirk Walton will explain the processes to help managers “think like a recruiter” when it comes to interviewing, and selling, potential prospects for their organization. Building the Right Team requires you discover candidates you might not otherwise think about but who may well turn out to be all-stars. During this session you will learn the 5 interview questions you need to ask to help uncover these potential stars. Kirk will describe “market mindshift”, that candidates are also interviewing you so you must “Think Like a Recruiter” to sell the perfect candidate! You must present the company they can’t say no to! Finally, Kirk will describe how once you have a great team, what the best practices are for retaining top talent in the hottest IT market in history.