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. Moneyball technical recruiting.

Sourcing tools you never knew you always needed

Devskiller

Regardless of whether you have been a recruiter for years or are just starting out on your HR adventure, good sourcing tools can completely change the whole process, for the better of course. Here you will find a list of tools for both beginners and experienced recruiters.

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The Best Tech Literacy Tools for Non-Technical Recruiters

Entelo

It’s a recruiting fact of life: hiring for technical roles is a slog. A recruiter who doesn’t know the difference between Ruby and Python is gonna get played. So, what is a non-technical recruiter recruiting for technical roles supposed to do? Learn some basic technical skills, duh. Take actual college courses (on coding or something else): Coursera , EdX , or Academic Earth.

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?”

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?

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.

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How to source and recruit software developers on GitHub

Workable

To find talented developers who are a great fit for your company, you need to be thoughtful about your sourcing efforts. 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.

How to source and recruit software developers on GitHub

Workable

To find talented developers who are a great fit for your company, you need to be thoughtful about your sourcing efforts. 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.

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 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.

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.

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?

The Ultimate List Of Sourcing And Productivity Tools For Recruiters In Tech

Recruiting Blogs

What makes up the tech stack of the experienced IT recruiter? Adriaan van der Heijde , a Technical Sourcer/Recruiter for Backbase. Joe Burridge , a Senior Recruiter for Electronic Arts. Denis Dinkevych , a Technical Recruiter for Preply. Josef Kadlec , the Chief Sourcing Architect and Founder of GoodCall. Global IT Recruiter at ING. Hiretual — a complete sourcing, screening/analytics and a bit of ATS solution. Source: [link].

Talent42: Why The Future of Tech Recruiting Does Not Suck.

Recruiting Daily

For the second year in a row, I made the trek to Seattle to attend the #Talent42 event, one that stands out among the busy recruiting calendar as one can’t miss talent acquisition conference. The attendees largely drive this show, which is a big part of why this conference lived up to the promise made by conference organizers John Vlastelica, Carmen Hudson and their partners in crime over at Recruiting Toolbox that #Talent42, to quote their hashtag, #willnotsuck.

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.

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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If I Only Had A Brain: Why It’s Time To Rethink College Recruiting.

Recruiting Daily

Of course, sometimes my fingers aren’t fast enough finding the fast forward button, which is why I recently happened across a commercial for the University of Phoenix. The Straw Man: The Myth of College Recruiting and Me. Since so many businesses and bottom lines seem to be getting schooled, maybe it’s time we reeducate ourselves on how we think about the core concept and critical constructs of “education” in recruiting and hiring.

Happy Hour: A Recruiter’s Guide To Hooking Up.

Recruiting Daily

I’d like to think I’ve learned a lot over my years as a recruiter, but I’d like to start with a piece of wisdom I once got back in the day, and one that has since served me well. But then again, all my best recruiting stories happened a long time ago, back before I figured out you could never really figure this s**t out. But turns out when you’re young, stupid and rich , the world gives you the benefit of the doubt, even when you’re a recruiter.

What Corporate Recruiters Really Want From A Staffing Agency

Recruiting Daily

I’m grateful for my external recruitment experience and wouldn’t trade it for anything. That may come as a tremendous surprise to most of you, but as a technical recruiter working in-house, I get a lot of calls from agency recruiters. More often than not, I tend to screen out the vast majority of staffing agency recruiting calls. Hey, don’t judge me – a recruiter’s gotta have a little fun sometimes, too.

How To Crush the Recruiting Competition (Without Compromising Your Integrity)

Recruiting Daily

When I first became a recruiter, I approached this profession with a sense of excitement; it was a breath of fresh air after years spent slaving away in the financial services sector – which, during the downturn, was like the Icarus of industries, wings melting away in the heat of public animosity, private greed, endemic excess and humiliating hubris. I had no where else to go – so, like most of us, ended up going to recruiting.

Be Here Now: Making Candidate Experience Live Forever.

Recruiting Daily

Being a recruiter isn’t always easy. We talk a ton about “candidate experience,” but the truth is having a good experience works both ways, really, and most of the time, it’s the candidate treating the recruiter like s**t, not the other way around. These connections, these relationships, the ones that make recruiting worthwhile, once in awhile, have always been relatively rare. In recruiting, caring too much can come across as a professional hazard.

What Corporate Recruiters Really Want From A Staffing Agency

Recruiting Daily

I’m grateful for my external recruitment experience and wouldn’t trade it for anything. That may come as a tremendous surprise to most of you, but as a technical recruiter working in-house, I get a lot of calls from agency recruiters. More often than not, I tend to screen out the vast majority of staffing agency recruiting calls. Hey, don’t judge me – a recruiter’s gotta have a little fun sometimes, too.

Introducing Hiretual Talent Fusion

Hiretual

If you’re revisiting your recruitment data, here’s how you can improve your hiring manager conversations with it) At Hiretual, we know how powerful data is to recruiters. Our AI search engine helps recruiting teams aggregate and sort candidate data coming in from all over the open web.

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[WEBINAR RECAP] Tackling and Overcoming COVID-19: What Can Recruiters Do?

Hiretual

If you couldn’t join us last week for our webinar, “ Tackling and Overcoming COVID-19: What Can Recruiters Do? ,” you might have missed out on the diverse perspectives shared by our panelists. Mike Rasmussen has been in the recruiting space for over 14 years.

Creating software with a framework vs library: what tech recruiters need to know

Devskiller

In this article, you will find out: Why a tech recruiter needs to know about software frameworks and libraries. For the same reason, you need to be aware of which libraries and frameworks are relevant to a given post you’re recruiting for. Source: Fatos Morina.

The Recruiter’s Guide to Retaining Tech Talent

SmartRecruiters

Retaining highly skilled tech workers is a huge challenge for recruiters in this tech-driven ultra-competitive era of recruiting. In order to do so, there are a few key insights recruiters should be aware of. Want more insight on technical recruiting?

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. Source: Pexels. Tech recruiter Job Description Template.

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

Devskiller

Technical interviews have long sparked outrage among software developers. 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. Open Source. Full-time making open source for *you*. What is the aim of the technical interview? how to structure your technical recruitment process.

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.

5 MENA Recruitment Conferences You Should Attend in 2016

Social Talent

Are you a recruiter in the MENA region? Then get ready to clear your diaries because today we’re giving you our two cents on all of the MENA recruitment conferences that you should be attending this year. Topics to be covered over the course of the two day event include traditional HR Tech processes, as well as Cloud, SaaS, Social Media, Mobile, Employee Engagement, HR Analytics, gamification and more. Omri Greenfield Technical Recruiter, Facebook.

AmazingHiring – a tech talent search engine [expert interview]

Devskiller

Sergey started his career in tech recruitment in 2006 after graduating from a leading Russian technical university (Bauman Moscow State Technical University). In 2011 Sergey founded recruitment agency “GMS” – nowadays one of the best IT-recruitment agency in Russia & CIS. AmazingHiring is the Ultimate Search Engine for Technical Talent. In short, we empower technical recruiters to achieve their sourcing goals better and faster.

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 Find and Fill Top Technical Talent

Contract Recruiter

With an ever-growing gap in the technology job market, the need for candidates with technical skills for industries like engineering and information technology , far outweighs the supply. This poses no small challenge for hiring managers — 86 percent of whom say, in a recent survey, they struggle to find and hire technical talent. You want recruits who have that perfect blend of skill, experience and teachability, but where do you find them?

How to screen Groovy developer skills

Devskiller

What is important for an IT Recruiter to know about Groovy? A Groovy glossary for technical recruiters. Groovy interview questions to ask during a phone/video technical interview. Technical screening of a Groovy developer’s skills using an online coding test.

How to screen PHP developer skills

Devskiller

It’s used by major sites such as Wikipedia and Facebook as well as in some of the world’s biggest open-source projects like WordPress and Drupal. . Well, a PHP developer writes, tests, and maintains the source code for applications, programs, and websites using PHP.

4 Ways to Solve Your Hiring Problems with Design Thinking

Indeed

We reached out to three recruiters at Indeed to learn more. Dane Browner, a recruiting manager at Indeed, describes how he learned this lesson firsthand. After talking directly with the tech talent he was trying to recruit, Browner discovered they were being bombarded daily with cookie-cutter messages from recruiters. Read your recent open-source article”). . Design thinking encourages us to consider a wide range of solutions and to change course when needed.