Our IT 360 Training
This training does not tell you the history of IT or any interesting stories about it. We will provide you a focused technical insight into the different dedicated parts of a modern IT company. The goal of this training is to give you a better understanding of the roles, the needs, the challenges in modern IT while also building up knowledge about topics like software development, development processes, process management in IT, business intelligence, networking, hardware, software architecture, cloud & platform differences.
We will also make sure that you understand on-going discussions in IT like open-source vs. closed source, Unix vs. Windows, cloud vs. on premise, etc.
As this training is specialized for IT recruiters and head hunters it will give you a boost to better communicate with your customers. You’ll be the one recruiter that really understands IT professionals.
HR departments will love you as you have the right questions. You’ll even be able to support them in identifying what kind of candidates their projects are really looking for.
While not only understanding the needs of your customers way better, you’ll also have the knowledge required to chit chat with potential candidates and therefore to identify better fits. You’ll have the gut feeling you always wanted to have.
Understand IT – General elements
In this chapter you’ll learn about the basic IT pipeline:
INPUT → STORAGE → COMPUTE → OUTPUT
We want to start with a deep dive, therefore you’ll also learn the first pieces about an algorithmic approach to a complex problem: Divide & conquer
Hardware and Operating System
Gives you an overview of the span of hardware, from an isolated none-networked PC to a full-blown, world spanning, multi-node network. We will also use the chance to talk about Operation Systems, as they are required to understand the different abstraction layers.
All you ever wanted to know about databases and other kinds of data storage, e.g. XML
We will walk you through a typical week of a developer. You’ll see and understand the toolsets, the frameworks they use and the challenges they are facing.
This section describes the different platforms, e.g. client, server, embedded, etc.
Ever interested where all this compute and storage power is hosted? We will walk you through in this chapter.
You all know about service level agreements (SLA). But what does it really mean to provide services in IT. You’ll know after the training.
By now most of you have seen the cloud being used as a buzzword multiple time. But what kind of clouds are there? Which one fits which job? What are the new challenges?
What new job profiles might be the result of a paradigm shift?
Discussions in IT
If you speak to candidates about their preferences you might hear stuff like “I’m a Microsoft guy”. We will shed some light on current discussions.
Client-server, SOA, micro-service, kernel. Understand the architectures and you’ll understand most of the discussions around IT projects. While getting an overview of possible architecture we want to make sure that you also understand their technical aspects.
Development – & Management processes
We’ve all heard about them Waterfall, V-Modell, RUP, Scrum, …. This chapter will give you an overview but also some interesting side aspects for practical use.
What kind of certifications are available? Which are useful to a candidate? How can you check if someone really did the certificate or if they worked with brain dumps? You’ll learn all of that in this chapter.
IT job description
None-IT part: How to read and interpret a job description. The job description asks for a strong agile competence because your customer is using SCRUM? Learn how to ask the right question to find out if that customer is really doing what they claim in the job profile.
Curriculum Vitae in IT
How to read an IT related CV.
We will show you different organizational structures how IT companies or departments structure themselves.
This section describes the roles and tries to give you an overview to match CVs to roles and roles to job descriptions.