How to reskill non-tech employees for software and IT roles

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Calendar icon Apr 08, 2021
Clock icon 1:00 PM EDT-2:00 PM EDT
Globe icon Americas

What you'll learn

The tech talent shortage is fueling a workforce development revolution. 

Unable to find software developers and IT pros to fill open positions, employers are taking radical steps to reskill non-technical talent for these roles. 

What’s involved in training a musician, cashier or claim processor to become a software developer? Join experts Jessica Schneider and Don Jones to learn about the unique learning needs of these nontraditional candidates and how to facilitate rapid tech skill acquisition—job readiness in 16 weeks or less. You’ll also learn about:

  • How employers are using innovative learn to code initiatives to build robust talent pipelines

  • Best practices and recruiting considerations 

  • The unexpected benefits of these creative programs

  • And more

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Jessica Schneider

VP of Product Development at DevelopIntelligence, a Pluralsight Company

Jessica Schneider designs and implements Learn to Code programs for Fortune 500 companies. Previously a manager for a software development team and a product owner for an enterprise application, Jessica deftly balances the needs of the learner and the organization.

Don Jones

Pluralsight Author

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Don Jones' broad IT experience comes from 20 years in the business, with a strong focus on Microsoft server technologies. He's the author of more than 45 technology books, including titles on administration and software development, and writes monthly columns for the industry's leading periodicals. He's an in-demand speaker at technical conferences and symposia worldwide, and is widely recognized as one of the top trainers in the Microsoft sector.