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.

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.

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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 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. What is the aim of the technical interview? 73% of developers take a coding test sent by the recruiter. how to structure your technical recruitment process. Spartez technical recruitment: structure. What is the aim of the technical interview? Technical interview .

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?

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. What is important for IT Recruiter to know about.NET ? There are certain tips which can be valuable for IT recruiters when it comes to.NET: Just like in Java’s world, knowledge about language (in most cases it will be C#) is simply not enough. View assessment details.

Evaluating Candidates for Soft Skills – and Why It’s Key

MightyRecruiter

She may be the co-founder of the Silicon Valley Recruiters Association and she may spend her days recruiting for Facebook’s infrastructure data center, but she also has first-hand experience leveraging her own soft and transferable skills to make the seismic shift from the retail sales world to the human resources sphere. ( You typically hire for roles that many would argue are driven by technical skills. Every single role we recruit for, you’re going to need soft skills.

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.

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. 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. Thinking about individually assessing each one of these candidates is simply preposterous to them.

5 ways to improve employee development programs for your organization

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

Learning and development programs are especially important for a new recruit. People inherently do not like taking tests or being assessed unless there is a reward attached to it.”. Since we aim to make digital assessments a part of the learning programs in the future, at this point, we should aim at making employees more accepting of tests and the idea behind them. A tie-up with one such university for executive courses which could be a full-time or evening course.

How HackerEarth can help your organizations in Learning & Development

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

Learning and development programs are especially important for a new recruit. People inherently do not like taking tests or being assessed unless there is a reward attached to it.”. Since we aim to make digital assessments a part of the learning programs in the future, at this point, we should aim at making employees more accepting of tests and the idea behind them. A tie-up with one such university for executive courses which could be a full-time or evening course.

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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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. For recruiters that have been furloughed or laid off, now is the time to reinvent their own habits and skills for a new economy.

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.

Are You Certified? Start 2020 On The Right Foot With These Recruiting Credentials

Entelo

Back in 2014, we wrote about the state of recruiting certification programs and how to decide if they made sense for you. At the time, LinkedIn had just come out with their recruiter certification program – leading the way for many more to follow suit.

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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.

A New Generation of Skills-based Developers

CodeSignal

From massive open online courses ( MOOCs ) to lectures published on YouTube.com, learning has been officially democratized. Unfortunately, some firms have been slow to adapt their recruiting style to this reality, causing them to overlook an entire generation of coders. On the other hand, a growing number of technical recruiters are embracing the skills-based movement. Let’s face it — it’s not easy to measure an applicant’s technical competency for a skill.

A New Generation of Skills-based Developers

CodeSignal

From massive open online courses ( MOOCs ) to lectures published on YouTube.com, learning has been officially democratized. Unfortunately, some firms have been slow to adapt their recruiting style to this reality, causing them to overlook an entire generation of coders. On the other hand, a growing number of technical recruiters are embracing the skills-based movement. Let’s face it — it’s not easy to measure an applicant’s technical competency for a skill.

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?

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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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.

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?

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 . assessing knowledge of SQL.

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. 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. Thinking about individually assessing each one of these candidates is simply preposterous to them.

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. That would lead to hours and hours of technical interviews that your IT team just simply don’t have time for right now. What is important for a recruiter to know about iOS. Technical screening of iOS developer skills based on a CV.

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 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

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.

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 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. That’s why it is so important to plan your screening process of SQL programming skills and choose such methods that will support IT recruiters in doing it as accurate as possible.

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.

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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Lost lessons from the invention of the interview

Workable

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). Of course, the Edison test controversy wasn’t the invention of the interview so much as the emergence of the aptitude test. Today’s most popular interview questions can be boiled down into a handful of categories: • Technical questions evaluate a candidate’s ability to do the job.

The Best IT Certifications to Get Your Dream Job in 2018

Recruiting Blogs

They have a clear certification pathway , which identifies the primary courses necessary for someone in your role to pursue. That’s why it helps to work with the right technical recruiters. Connect with our recruiters to attract the right opportunities. IT Certifications are not to be taken lightly. According to Global Knowledge , the salaries of certified IT professionals is on average 11.9% higher than their uncertified peers.