Austin is buzzing and it’s not the coffee. Tech is bringing in masses of the most intelligent minds to Austin. Austin co-working spaces, coffee shops, and summer programs are all filled with individuals learning, writing, executing, and optimizing code and SQL databases. Though, tech talent can come from anywhere, the ones in Austin are nurtured with valuable resources.
Austin’s networking opportunities is a valuable feature that makes it possible for these tech superstars to be recruited properly. These networking based events like our very own ‘Co-founder Meetup’ by TheTechMap, lead to social connections; making it a valuable asset to connecting key tech talent. These social platforms opens the possibilities to socially recruit each other and vouch their connection for tech positions. These peer to peer networking events are organized to root, build, and nourish Austin’s tech scene and its key players. Even with the handful of opportunities in place, there is still a huge challenge in finding the right talent in Austin.
Certainly there is a great need to innovate and find creative ways to solve this talent acquisition obstacle. Few companies based in Austin have already started to disrupt the recruitment industry with technology. For example, Jobhuk is a company based out of Downtown Austin that is currently innovating off traditional recruiting methods. This tech based company provides the opportunity for any individual (like you and I) to recruit someone in their network to a job. In return, the company would pay the individual for helping find them the suitable candidate. This is what is termed as a crowdsourced recruitment marketplace.
At Techmap, we found it imperative to connect and build a partnership with a platform like Jobhuk. Teaming up with this tech based crowdsourced recruitment marketplace gives us the boost to closely connect and generate peer to peer referrals to fill jobs in Austin tech community. The team here at Techmap is happy to implement the new section on our site called: job marketplace(click here and explore career opportunities you don’t want to miss out on).
Companies like Jobhuk and other tech based companies are disrupting traditionally focused companies and using technology to make the process more efficient and lucrative. Adding the city of Austin with its heavy focus in technology, makes it even more possible to socially connect one another to build great working teams and create exciting careers.
Let’s ICE (Innovate,Connect, Execute) at our next Co-Founder Meetup on July 14 at 6:30PM!