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TEKsystems Showcases Strategies to Attract Top IT Talent at EDUCAUSE Annual Conference

Oct. 17, 2017 | HANOVER, MD | For media inquiries, please contact us at

Developing compelling employee value propositions and retaining top talent are the focus for this year’s event.

TEKsystems, a leading provider of IT staffing solutions and IT services, today announced it will attend the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference. The conference hosts technology providers and professionals from around the world to address challenges and create solutions for today’s higher education technology issues. Attendees have the opportunity to connect with peers and professionals to discuss the latest trends and issues faced by today’s higher education institutions, including effective talent management, leveraging technology to improve operational efficiencies, and employing analytics for better enterprise resource planning.

TEKsystems Higher Education leadership understands the major trends impacting campuswide IT, and supports a wide range of focus areas, such as:

  • Enterprise IT
  • Online education
  • Individual colleges and departments
  • Research programs
  • Academic medical centers

Through EDUCAUSE and partnerships with more than 100 higher education institutions, TEKsystems leverages its expertise and understanding of the challenges and opportunities in finding the best talent to help organizations adapt to digital transformation and the demand for innovation in education.

“We’re excited to once again be attending EDUCAUSE and look forward to meeting with current customers, peers, and newcomers to the event to share best practices and strategies in attracting and retaining top IT talent within higher education,” says Dan Cagle, head of TEKsystems Higher Education Services. “We know that adopting new workforce strategies to meet business demands means creating unique and compelling employee value propositions, and also strategies for retaining the talent you already have, and that’s what we’re best at.”

Attendees can join Dan Cagle Thursday, Nov. 2 as he leads the breakout session “Building an Employee Value Proposition to Attract Top IT Talent” from 9 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. in meeting room 204B.

EDUCAUSE 2017 takes place in Philadelphia, PA from Oct 31- Nov 3. For more information please visit here or booth No. 640 at the conference to speak with TEKsystems’ dedicated higher education leadership. For more information on attracting and retaining the best IT talent in higher education, watch this webinar produced by TEKsystems in conjunction with EDUCASE 2017.

About TEKsystems

People are at the heart of every successful business initiative. At TEKsystems, an Allegis Group company, we understand people. Every year we deploy more than 80,000 IT professionals at 6,000 client sites across North America, Europe and Asia. Our deep insights into IT human capital management enable us to help our clients achieve their business goals–while optimizing their IT workforce strategies. We provide IT staffing solutions and IT services to help our clients plan, build and run their critical business initiatives. Through our range of quality-focused delivery models, we meet our clients where they are, and take them where they want to go, the way they want to get there.