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Rethinking the Mainframe Talent Drain

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A different perspective on recruiting Millennial mainframe roles.

Attracting and retaining the next generation of talented mainframe stewards is necessary if organizations are going to innovate in the digital economy. Ensono partners with IBM in this highly engaging and interactive webinar addressing the mainframe workforce challenges. 

Our panel of Millennial mainframers share their perspective on the topic including:

  • Effective strategies for recruiting and retaining Millennial workers 
  • Top needs of Millennial college graduates
  • How IT leader’s own perception of the Mainframe can drive away good job candidates

About the Presenters:
Ken Harper provides senior level thought leadership as Ensono’s Director of Mainframe Services. A 20-year veteran, he offers unique perspectives on managing legacy technologies. 

IBM’s Christy Schroeder has more than 20 years of experience on the z Systems. Her current role as the Worldwide z Systems Skills Client Leader extends that focus by educating clients on the z Systems Academic Initiative offerings available to help them find, build and retain enterprise talent.

Millennial Panelists: 
Andrew Meister Ensono Mainframe Systems Programmer
Steven Boyd Ensono Mainframe Systems Programmer 
Andrew Hicks IBM z/OS Function Test
Luisa Martinez IBM Unix System Services

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