Program Course 1

IT Recruiting Training Course

In this course, you are going to learn how to recruit IT profiles from the very beginning. The content focuses 100% on IT recruiters, their role and practice, and the day-to-day dynamic that is required for the position. With the insight from a software project’s life cycle, you are going to understand each IT role and also, what kind of IT profiles are involved.

To sum up, at the end of the course, you will be able to:

  • Understand the most common roles within the IT industry
  • Understanding the IT recruiting dynamic
  • Learn to read a job description and understand the client’s needs
  • Learn about interviewing IT profiles
  • Learn about reports from IT profiles’ interviews

This first course is completely in a virtual learning environment. You will be able to learn comfortably, at the time and from the place you choose, through a digital platform you can access using just your Gmail account.

You don’t need to have a university degree or to be a student of Human Resources or related fields either. It lasts approximately 5 hours and includes supporting material in PDF format.

What we offer:

  • Virtual classroom
  • Certification
  • Tutoring via videoconference (only for Bootcamp)
  • Sample IT Recruiting interview audio
  • Tests to assess your learning
  • Practice with real openings (only for Bootcamp)


  • Supply and demand on IT Recruiting. Its impact on the day-to-day routine to recruit and why.
  • IT definition.
  • Ways of working as an IT recruiter.
  • Comparison with the traditional method (not IT).
  • Warranty: what is it?
  • What is a sourcer, a screener and a recruiter?
  • IT project life cycle.
  • What is an IT project? Examples.
  • Technical Sales Role. What is the meaning of this role? Biddings. What does a Technical Sales sell? What is a VH? Where and how do we search for this kind of role? Keywords to find them. Usual salary range. What is a lead? How to assess a salesperson’s results. Relevant skills and what is assessed in a screening. What are B2B and B2C?
  • Business Analyst Role. What is the meaning of this role? Relationship and typical discussions with Sales. Title role definition variations. Their presence in different stages of the project. Requirements (tasks, languages). Relevant skills and what is assessed in a screening.
  • Architect Role. What is the meaning of this role? How to identify them in the market, typical characteristics of this profile. Relevant skills and what is assessed in a screening. Growth and professional career. Examples from LinkedIn profiles. 
  • What is a CTO?
  • IT social community.
  • Development Roles. Developers’ profiles. What is programming? What do we understand when we say “to program with a programming language”? How to identify this role in the market, typical skills from this profile. Programmer vs. Developer. Discursive variations on “programming”. Specialization in languages and professional career. Keywords to find them. Relevant skills and what is assessed in a screening.
  • Programming languages (most commonly used): Java, .NET, PHP, Python, C++, Javascript, Ruby on Rails.
  • What is an application? Types of applications. Parts of an application. Front End, Back End, Full Stack. Client side and Server side: what is the meaning of these expressions?
  • Frameworks: what are they?
  • Libraries: what are they? Differences with Frameworks.
  • Databases: what are they? How do they work? Examples. Communication with Back End, Full Stack.
  • Methodologies: Waterfall, Agile (Scrum. Sprint. Ceremonies, participants), DevOps.
  • Agile Methodologies’ roles. Product owner: what is their job? Interaction with other roles.  Scrum Master: what is their job?
  • Project Manager: what are their responsibilities?
  • IDE: what is it and what is its function?
  • What is a variable? Which is the value of a variable? What is “to call a variable”?
  • What is OOP?
  • UI/UX Designer Role: what is it? Differences between online design and offline design. Keywords to find them. UI technologies: HTML, CSS, Javascript. Versions.
  • Differences between an UI Designer and a Front end Designer
  • What is a prototype? What is possible to do with it?
  • UX Analyst and UX Designer: what do they do? Focus Groups
  • UX Writer: what do they do?
  • User stories: what are they?
  • Tester, QA Analyst, QA Automation Roles. What is the meaning of each position? What is a bug? Manual testing/Functional testing. Unit testing. Keywords to find these profiles.
  • Release. Deployment. What is maintenance? Correlative maintenance and Preventive maintenance. Example: Hot Sale in ecommerce.
  • Support and infrastructure Roles. L1, L2, L3,… What do they do?
  • SysAdmin Role. What is their role? To be on call: Active and Passive. Keywords to find these profiles.
  • DevOps: what is their role? Keywords to find these profiles.
  • Differences between SysAdmin and DevOps.
  • CD/CI: what are they? Client Server models. Infrastructure as code (IaC). Virtualization. Infrastructure as a service (IaaC).
  • IT clusters for IT Roles. Outbound. Headhunting. Job posting: do they work? When is it convenient to do a job posting?
  • Sourcing. What is Sourcing? Sourcing tools. Do job portals work? Do databases from job portals websites work? LinkedIn as a database. Degree connection on LinkedIn. LinkedIn alerts.
  • Networking as sourcing.
  • What is an ATS?
  • Recruiter “clients’ portfolio.”
  • Pipelines: what are they? Actives and passive pipelines. What is a LION Recruiter? What does it do?
  • Tips on how to improve your LinkedIn profile as a recruiter.
  • Seniority. How to establish seniority range. Characteristics. Specialization of the role and technology regarding seniority.
  • Education and academic levels in IT. Years and popular courses of study. Market trends regarding academics in IT.
  • Certifications: what are they? How are they useful?
  • Self taught training: how is it perceived in the market?
  • Most common resume of potential IT candidates.
  • Interviews assessments /  technical reviews.
  • IT recruiting interview. What is the value of the IT recruiter in the recruiting process? Duration. Setting.
  • Pre-interview, technical screening. 80% rule.
  • The key aspects from IT candidates and their interviews.
  • How is Motivation assessed?
  • Usual and general questions in an IT recruiting interview.
  • Types of companies in the market according to different criteria.
  • What is a software factory?
  • What is a product company?
  • Outsourcing/ Consulting structure.
  • What’s a job hopper?
  • Saas, PaaS, Iaas.
  • Regional variation in recruiting: recruiting in the USA. Characteristics and general methodologies. Rates, Visas, types of contracts. C2C or Corp to Corp Contractor. Types of contracts: 1099 – W2.

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