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Why one former recruiter is urging HR to consider boot camp grad hires

November 29, 2022

Via: HR Dive

The proliferation of boot camps for coding and other in-demand skills has prompted people of all backgrounds to make a career jump — and that includes recruiters.

Max Nash — now a graduating student of General Assembly’s coding boot camp program — was a recruiter for the software engineering industry before he decided to join the industry himself.

Recruiters can often be sorted into three buckets, Nash told HR Dive: people who sell, people who network and people who learn about their subject matter. He leaned into that third bucket, and when the COVID-19 pandemic hit, he found further opportunity to study coding and computer science.

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