Alison Lawrence Daley is a facilitator, trainer, user researcher and former tech recruiter. Having spent the first ten years of her career in tech recruiting, Alison made the pivot into user research in 2015. Her skillset found a new home, and like a duck to water found herself speaking with hundreds of users to uncover their needs, goals and motivations as they related to the products she was supporting.
It wasn’t long into the user research experience that Alison identified several research methods that would greatly benefit recruiters with their work. Taking these ideas and iterating them out, Alison launched the Tech Recruiter Conference in February 2017. Attendees to the conference were given a deep dive into the 5 pillars of software development from the lens of user research: contextual thinking and interviewing, journey mapping of roles and talent personas. Alison was thrilled to create an avenue that combined her two professional passions: user research and tech recruiting.
Alison is a Colorado native and has lived in three countries. She is a co-organizer for Ladies That UX Denver chapter, a co-organizer for the Develop Denver Conference and the organizer of the monthly tech recruiter meetup. She enjoys networking, creating and connecting with folks from diverse backgrounds.
Tech Recruiter Monthly Meetup
This group is for technical recruiters of all stripes. Every month we'll take a dive into a different pillar within technology, framed around what recruiters need to know.
Introduction to the Denver Design Community
Come join us to learn more about the design community and resources in Denver. Meet current designers and those new to the design community over a drink during the happy hour.
Treating Employees as Customers
Join Code and General Assembly for an evening of stories from successful HR practitioners who have experience in focusing on employee experience, and developing employee loyalty.
Getting Hired As A User Experience Designer
Looking for a job as a UX Designer? Want to know more about how to get there? Learn the fundamentals of getting hired in the field of UX from an expert on the topic.
UX Portfolios: Design for Your User
Join us as we take a deep dive on the elements of a stellar UX portfolio. We'll look at formats, content and best practices.
Take part in a full day of career exploration, and discover a path that celebrates your skills and passions.
International Women's Day: Equality in Tech
Network and learn from a panel of local women tech leaders.