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Moneyball for Technical Recruiters

Recruiting Blogs

Why am I even bringing this up in an article for technical recruiters? Well, surprisingly it turns out that Moneyball has a lot of important lessons to teach us about sourcing and recruiting engineering talent! As a refresher for those of us who don’t eat/sleep/breathe baseball: The manager of the Oakland A’s needed to change the way he recruited players so he could build a winning team on a tight budget. Old-school technical recruiters are stuck in these patterns.

The whiteboard interview alternative: how to (finally) assess coding skills right

Devskiller

Technical interviews have long sparked outrage among software developers. They aim to assess engineering aptitude and predict future performance if hired for the job. Why is it then that so many tech companies, including tech giants, resort to interviewing methods developers truly hate? The whiteboard interview is by far the biggest offender. . In this article, we look at the following topics: What is a whiteboard interview and what is wrong with it?

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Candidate screening process in IT recruitment – 11 tools for technical recruiters

Devskiller

After sourcing, candidate screening process in IT recruitment is the second most time-consuming stage. There are several different assessment and screening tools which help you get through your IT recruitment process smoother and these tools will save your time and money. In case of IT recruiting it is not only a matter of confirming information in a resume or verifying behavioral or decision-making traits but also it often includes technical screening.

Tech Recruitment: What does a recruiter do?

Devskiller

Have you ever found yourself asking – what does a recruiter do? Maybe you’re considering bringing on a recruiter because your staffing needs are becoming more than you can handle? Whether it’s that or just your curiosity, answering the question – “what does a recruiter do?”

The Bottlenecks that Bog Down Your Recruiting Process

CodeSignal

Tired of feeling bogged down by recruiting bottlenecks? It’s easy to feel overworked and underappreciated as a technical recruiter. They need technical talent — and lots of it. Although you can’t change the demand for high-caliber engineering talent, you can take proactive steps to identify and streamline your recruiting process. Common Bottlenecks Facing Technical Recruiters. After all, recruiting is a numbers game — or is it?

How to screen.NET developer programming skills to find the best – guide for IT recruitment

Devskiller

You are about to start recruitment campaign to hire.NET developer. Once you receive applications and resumes you have to decide who is good enough to get to on-site technical interview. You don’t want to qualify weak candidates for an interview with your IT team and waste precious time of your coworkers. What is important for IT Recruiter to know about.NET ? Of course, if you recruit junior.NET developer, education does matter.

37 best articles from 2015 on recruiting programmers and tech talents

Devskiller

As recruiting programmers is getting more and more challenging, IT recruiters want to stay up to date with all the valuable information that can help them in hiring best tech talents. That’s why w e’ve made a compilation of 37 articles that were most shared and thus valuable for tech recruiters in 2015. . Tips for IT recruiters. When sourcing IT candidates, recruiters are often looking for niche skillsets which makes hiring in this sector a challenge.

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How To Hire a Programmer (Even If You Don’t Know Coding)

Devskiller

He or she will be able to tell you which language(s) and skills you should be looking for during the recruitment process. An expert will also be helpful when you want to conduct a more technical interview. Of course it is impossible to learn (and master) every language or skill you need but even if you try to learn a bit about programming, it helps you understand the specificity of programmer’s job, which allows you to better manage such a person.

Lost lessons from the invention of the interview

Workable

Among Thomas Alva Edison’s lesser known inventions was the modern job interview. And yet his toughest challenge was technical recruiting and he had grown disillusioned with the mathematicians and scientists who applied to Edison Lighting (these days known as General Electric). The interview as ordeal. Of course, the Edison test controversy wasn’t the invention of the interview so much as the emergence of the aptitude test. Blog Recruiting

How to screen PHP developer skills

Devskiller

What should an IT recruiter know about PHP? . We’ve made a list of questions that might be pertinent for IT recruiters to know before searching for, screening, and interviewing PHP developer skills. . A PHP glossary for technical recruiters .

How to screen Groovy developer skills

Devskiller

What is important for an IT Recruiter to know about Groovy? A Groovy glossary for technical recruiters. How important are Groovy certificates for assessing a candidate’s coding skills? Groovy interview questions to ask during a phone/video technical interview.

The reason India does not have enough awesome developers

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

Hence, we have always heard time and again that Indian software developers are ok-to-mediocre coders, are not technically competent, and most times, clueless. “Sometimes, the candidates are googling basic questions during the interview,” he tweeted. Of course, the Indian education system doesn’t help. It is said that the amount of new technical data doubles every 2 years. In the best case scenario, an Individual assessment for each candidate is ideal.

How to screen iOS developer skills when you hire iOS developers – guide for IT recruitment

Devskiller

This causes a problem for most technical recruiters. Most of them just don’t have the experience to really be able to tell if the iOS developer they’re recruiting has the right iOS developer skills or not. I mean you don’t want to end up with a large group of candidates you need to interview. That would lead to hours and hours of technical interviews that your IT team just simply don’t have time for right now. View assessment details.

Chin up, recruiters and jobseekers: Expert tips for surviving crisis

Workable

Hiring data from the technical assessment platform, Coderbyte , illustrates the dramatic drop in the number of technical interviews since February. Recruiting leaders. Technical Recruiter, CNN. Lead Technical Recruiter, Formation.

5 business ideas what to use coding tests for, besides IT recruitment

Devskiller

When you hear coding tests, I’m sure, IT recruitment process springs to your mind. Thanks to flexibility of our system, programming assessment at DevSKiller can be used to meet various company’s objectives, not only in recruiting tech talents. Coding tests as a tool to streamline IT Recruitment. Programming assessment is widely used in IT recruitment world. That approach is a much more accurate method of assessment.

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How to source top software development candidates during and after COVID-19

Workable

There are many companies still hiring, particularly technology companies seeking engineering talent , and recruiters at such companies are adapting their strategies for sourcing and hiring. Need some tips on tech recruitment? Wooing top tech talent: Recruiting in the Boston tech scene.

10 hiring experts forecast key 2019 trends in HR

Devskiller

2019 is here and it’s time to take a look at the key hiring trends in HR which will impact recruitment. Craig Fisher , CMO + Employer Branding Leader @ AllegisGlobal • Keynote Speaker + GM @ TalentNet Recruiting/HR Events . Ryan Leary , CMO @ Recruiting Daily . I see two major recruitment trends becoming more prominent in 2019: The demand for a completely paperless recruitment solution and an increase in popularity for text message recruiting.

How to Free Up More Time When Recruiting Developers

CodeSignal

If you want to find the right technical talent, you’ll just need to try even harder tomorrow — right? Recruiting takes time, and time is constant. What is it about your current recruiting model that demands so much of your time? There are of course many variables to consider, but the following issues can be particularly time consuming: Low, Low Response Rates : The reality is that most software engineers are already happily employed.

I’ve been an engineer and a recruiter. Hiring is broken. Here’s why… and what it should be like instead.

Aline Lerner

I’ve been in and around eng hiring for the past 13 years, as an engineer, a recruiter, and a founder of a technical recruiting marketplace (interviewing.io). I guess I can always dig through the recruiter spam I’ve gotten. But do those recruiters still work at the company?

We asked recruiters to give their biggest pains in tech recruitment

Devskiller

At DevSkiller, we work hard every day to make tech recruitment better. These are the recruiters, executives, and hiring managers on the front line, fighting to place the right candidates in the right positions. What takes up the most time in your tech recruitment process?

Tech recruiter job description template

Devskiller

What is tech recruitment all about, and what does a tech recruiter do? Our tech recruiter job description template tells you everything you need to know. Tech recruiter Job Description. Tech recruiter Job Description Template. Tech recruiter skills.

Ace tech recruiting: advice from recruiters and candidates

Workable

But tech recruiting, specifically, has challenges of its own: you need to look into the right places, have a stellar approach and pitch your company culture, if you want to attract the best developers out there. Alexys Flores , lead technical recruiter at Quip.

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The reason India does not have enough awesome developers

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

Hence, we have always heard time and again that Indian developers are ok-to-mediocre coders, are not technically competent, and most times, clueless. “Sometimes, the candidates are googling basic questions during interview,” he tweeted. Of course, the Indian education system doesn’t help. It is said that the amount of new technical data doubles every 2 years. In the best case scenario, an Individual assessment for each candidate is ideal.

How to source and recruit software developers on GitHub

Workable

You want to build meaningful relationships within the technical community instead of blasting out generic emails. While not necessarily branded as a recruitment site, it can help you get more information about coders’ projects, interests, and collaborations. Here at Codility , we use GitHub (among other sites) to source and recruit developers. In fact, we’ve filled two technical positions using GitHub in the past year. How to recruit on GitHub. Blog Recruiting

3 Options for Coder Candidate Management

CodeSignal

As a recruiter, you spend most of your day interacting with technical talent. As candidates advance through the recruiting funnel, you encounter additional information, such as resumes, coding assessments, interview transcripts, internal notes, and emails. Pros : Spreadsheets are attractive because they present minimal upfront friction to internal stakeholders (other than you, of course). Skills-based Recruiting & Management Platform.

3 Options for Coder Candidate Management

CodeSignal

As a recruiter, you spend most of your day interacting with technical talent. As candidates advance through the recruiting funnel, you encounter additional information, such as resumes, coding assessments, interview transcripts, internal notes, and emails. Pros : Spreadsheets are attractive because they present minimal upfront friction to internal stakeholders (other than you, of course). Skills-based Recruiting & Management Platform.

How to Free Up More Time When Recruiting Developers

CodeSignal

If you want to find the right technical talent, you’ll just need to try even harder tomorrow — right? Recruiting takes time, and time is constant. What is it about your current recruiting model that demands so much of your time? There are of course many variables to consider, but the following issues can be particularly time consuming: Low, Low Response Rates : The reality is that most software engineers are already happily employed.

Fresh Tech Fridays: New HR Tech to Check Out in June

Recruiting Blogs

With the candidate and recruiter experience in mind, Paradox ditched forms and logins. Your candidates expect simpler, faster, form-free experiences and with Olivia, an AI recruiting assistant managing the experience, that is what they get.

How to source and recruit software developers on GitHub

Workable

You want to build meaningful relationships within the technical community instead of blasting out generic emails. While not necessarily branded as a recruitment site, it can help you get more information about coders’ projects, interests, and collaborations. Here at Codility , we use GitHub (among other sites) to source and recruit developers. In fact, we’ve filled two technical positions using GitHub in the past year. How to recruit on GitHub.

How to screen SQL developer skills to find the best – guide for IT recruitment

Devskiller

You want to hire SQL developer and start your IT recruitment campaign. Looking through applications and talking over the phone with candidates you start wondering whether a certain SQL programmer is good enough to become a part of your IT team and are they worth inviting for an on-site technical interview. What is important for IT Recruiter to know about SQL? There are certain tips which can be valuable for IT recruiters when it comes to SQL.

10 tools that help IT recruiters in sourcing technical talents

Devskiller

IT sourcing takes a great deal of recruiter’s time. Of course as a technical recruiter you have your tips and tricks, proven methods and techniques that work and let you find the most valuable tech talents. That’s why we looked for sourcing tools that can improve your recruitment process. This lets IT recruiters see skills, abilities, passions, and creativity at a glance rather than after hours (or days) of search and communications. Recruit’em.

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