Penn College Faculty Member Presenting at National Conference

A Pennsylvania College of Technology faculty member will share insights and practical tips with recruiters and talent acquisition professionals at a national conference devoted to sourcing.

Lisa Bock, assistant professor of computer information technology, will present “Finding Diamonds: How to Hack the Perfect Recruit” at SourceCon, Feb. 26-28 in Las Vegas. The biannual gathering promotes best practices in sourcing, proactively identifying and recruiting strong candidates for current or future job openings.

Lisa Bock

A cyber analyst, Bock will explore high- and low-tech means to discover public information about potential job candidates. Her discussion will include open source intelligence tools to access information from websites, directories, social networking and email addresses. She promises that attendees will leave with the skills “to create a complete picture of your perfect recruit.”

In addition to Bock, SourceCon will feature speakers from notable companies such as Amazon, Universal Music Group, Lockheed Martin and PepsiCo.

“We are very proud that Lisa is sharing her considerable expertise at SourceCon,” said David R. Cotner, dean of Penn College’s School of Industrial, Computing & Engineering Technologies. “She is a tireless educator and advocate for her field. Those who attend her presentation will benefit from her knowledge and enthusiasm.”

Many of Bock’s 21 years in the information technology field have been spent teaching a variety of courses at Penn College, from networking to biometrics. She holds numerous industry certifications and is an author at LinkedIn Learning and Lynda.com.

Penn College offers bachelor’s degrees in software development and information management, information assurance and cyber security, information technology sciences ­– gaming and simulation, and information technology: network specialist concentration. The college also provides an associate degree in information technology: technical support technology emphasis and a competency credential in national security telecommunications and systems security.

For information on these and other majors offered by the college’s School of Industrial, Computing & Engineering Technologies, call 570-327-4520.

Penn College is a national leader in applied technology education and workforce development. Email the Admissions Office or call toll-free 800-367-9222.

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