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Talent Matters: General Assembly Will Show You How to Invest In the Future Of Your Team

by Angela King

Learn How to Hire Outside the Box, October 19th!

Innovation has hit human resources, transforming how companies attract, train and retain A-list talent. With the industry changing rapidly and a higher demand for technical talent putting a strain on companies, hiring can be daunting. Whether it is attracting diverse candidates or training up junior hires, HR professionals face a lot of challenges.

Companies may try to wing it when it comes to growing their staff, to the detriment of employee productivity, retention and ultimately product quality. Luckily, there is a better way! Come hear from HR leaders as they discuss their approaches for bringing on talent from non-traditional backgrounds, while keeping business constraints in mind.


  • Learn how to find and attract diverse talent
  • Get tips for creating an inclusive work environment for new hires
  • Should your team hire a Bootcamp graduate?
  • Ways managers can mentor junior hires to maximum effectiveness
  • What are sustainable tips for scaling your business and culture?
  • How are HR departments in Fortune 500 companies responding?
  • Hear what positions are in highest demand

See you October 19th!  Register here.

About the Experts
Edwin Marcial Photo

, Technology Executive

Edwin Marcial has 25 years of experience leading technology teams, and architecting and developing software systems. Mr. Marcial is the former founder, Senior Vice President and Chief Technology Officer for the Intercontinental Exchange (ICE). Today Mr. Marcial serves as an advisor for several early stage software companies including SwatchPop!, Rigor, Ionic Security, Ad Reform and CaseFleet.

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Director of Technology Skills Analysis + Development in the Global Technology, Turner

Stacey Young Rivers is the Director of Technology Skills Analysis & Development for Turner’s Global Technology & Operations Division. In this role, Rivers ensures skills alignment through executive reporting to support Turner’s technology roadmap. She is responsible for strategic initiatives focusing on headcount management and technical skills analysis including skills acquisition, development, and retention. She is the architect and director of the Global Technology Internship Program.

People Operations, Kaggage

Jeff Eisenberg joined Kabbage in February 2017 to help find and hire talent for its non-technical teams (including Marketing, Sales, Finance, Business Development, among others). Prior to Kabbage, Jeff spent 8 years at Google across 3 teams (Marketing recruiting, Product Marketing and Sales Development) and as many offices (NYC, SF and Atlanta). Jeff started his career in Marketing not too far from Kabbage’s headquarters at Turner Broadcasting, where he helped to rebrand TBS. Outside of work, he’s frequently refining his negotiation skills with his 2 ½ year-old daughter, is an avid college hoops fan (Go Heels!) and enjoys a good craft beer. Or three.

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