6 Technical Recruiting Myths

CodeSignal

From finding high-quality candidates to the expenses of hiring engineers, technical recruiting isn’t an easy job. Technical recruiting is a mix of art and science. Today, we want to dive into some of these technical recruiting myths and how to overcome them.

6 Technical Recruiting Myths

CodeSignal

From finding high-quality candidates to the expenses of hiring engineers, technical recruiting isn’t an easy job. Technical recruiting is a mix of art and science. Today, we want to dive into some of these technical recruiting myths and how to overcome them.

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Technical Recruiting & Assessments, What’s Working.

Recruiting Daily

Technical workers such as engineers, programmers, mathematicians, and developers are among the most difficult and costly to source, assess and hire. Featured News Recruiting Recruitment Marketing Technology budget employer branding eteki jobs in tech tech jobs technical assessments William TincupPart 1 of this series can be read here.

The rise of the CHRO + Employer Branding Webinar & Breakfast + Head of People Feature + Scotland is making people happy + America is killing people

Uncubed

It’s at least a 3-month gig helping with all aspects of HR (benefits, systems, onboarding) and talent (recruiting funnels, service providers, etc.). Register here to learn strategies on how to concept and execute an authentic employer branding program. We’ll be having a group discussion on ensuring you have an employer brand worth talking about (and tips on how to talk about it). Featured: Talent Acquisition Sourcing Specialist (St.

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?

5 Tips for Making the Most of Your Candidate Sourcing Efforts

Recruiting Daily Advisor

You probably already know that if you’re not sourcing candidates, you’re missing out on discovering top talent for your company. Source: Aniwhite / Shutterstock. For recruiting and sourcing teams, managing applicants at the top of the funnel can be a daunting task.

How To Avoid Direct Sourcing Disasters!

The Searchologist

When direct sourcing goes wrong, it really goes wrong. Social media has made direct sourcing an In-house Recruiter’s dream… and a nightmare. Because as much as you can approach passive candidates and promote your employer brand, your hiring manager can destroy your efforts with the experience he/she gives your candidates. The post How To Avoid Direct Sourcing Disasters!

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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50 recruitment stats HR pros must know in 2017

Devskiller

However, learning takes time and it’s no secret that recruiters are busy people. In order to save you time, we’ve compiled a list of top 50 recruitment statistics HR pros must know in 2017, based on research by The Bureau of Labor Statistics, Harvard Business Review, LinkedIn, Glassdoor, Deloitte, MRINetwork, Jobvite, Capterra, Edelman Trust Barometer, NFIB, Future Workplace, Career Arc, PayScale, and Society for Human Resources Management. Source: MRINetwork ).

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.

Sourcing Scorecard: What Metrics and Skills Should You Be Looking For?

Recruiting Daily Advisor

But what about hiring sourcers and recruiters? What skills and traits should you be looking for in candidates who will be responsible for sourcing and recruiting the talent your company needs for specific roles? Source: Aniwhite / Shutterstock.

50 most game-changing influencers in recruitment [also for IT recruiters]

Devskiller

That’s why we gathered a list of specialists in recruiting that you should listen to, who are worth your time. They are the people that change the ways of recruiting, finding new paths, streamlining recruitment process and squeezing out the most of recruiting funnels. On daily basis we focus on information for IT recruiters, but the mentioned specialists go far beyond it, being inspiration to the whole recruiting world. Generalists in recruiting.

31 must follow blogs for tech recruiters in 2016

Devskiller

Recruiting tech talents is a tough job. To recruit in IT field you need to adapt to new methods of recruiting and constantly try them out, to see what combination works and brings you the most and best candidates. In order for you to stay up to date with trends in tech recruiting market we gathered Top 31 blogs that will help you find and recruit best programmers. We divided them into 4 groups of blogs: Recruiting the best programmers. Social recruiting.

Level Up Your Recruiting Like a No. 1 Best Place to Work

Spark Hire

Jen Paxton, Director of Talent at LevelUp, drops in on The Growth Recruiting Podcast and dishes on how her team built the #1 place to work according to the Boston Business Journal. Get ready to level up your recruiting! The Growth Recruiting Podcast is available in iTunes ! 7:58 How LevelUp’s recruiting works. 9:20 Jen’s recruiting goals. 15:50 Creating an award-winning employer brand. Jen: I have a three person recruiting team.

HR Week in NY + Eat + The Rich + Talent marketing tips + Level up your resume

Uncubed

Watch this: Powerful tactics in Recruitment Marketing (Thanks, Hung Lee). Featured Employer: letgo. Senior Technical Recruiter (SF) – Affirm (love this company). Senior Recruiter (SF) – Volta (electric vehicle charging stations). Contract Recruiter (Bellevue) – Bungie (gaming). Senior Recruiter (SF) – Algolia (Search tech). Diversity Sourcing Recruiter (Seattle) – Convoy (Supply-chain tech).

Top Talent Acquisition and Recruitment Marketing Conferences to Attend in 2020

Rally Recruitment Marketing

Even better, conferences often provide the chance to network with other Talent Acquisition and Recruitment Marketing professionals to learn how they’re solving the same sorts of challenges you might be facing. . To help with the decision, here’s a comprehensive list of global Talent Acquisition conferences happening in 2020, along with some of the sessions that stand out as you look to increase your Recruitment Marketing skills. Evelyn Eagan, Head of Sourcing at Morgan McKinley.

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?

8 Recruitment News Stories to Kick-Off the New Month – 2nd November 2015

Social Talent

On January 1st, 2016, the prices of Recruiter Corporate and Job Slots will be adjusted for certain North American customers. The price of Recruiter Professional Services will also be adjusted for customers paying in USD, CAD, GBP, or EUR. Companies Will Demand More From Recruiting in 2016…Without Spending More. Great news for recruiters right? Have marketing help you with your employer brand. 6 Productivity Boosting Email Tools for Recruiters.

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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.

The Ultimate List of HR Conferences in 2020

Ongig

Social Recruiting Strategies Conference (Jan. Bridging the Gap: the Sourcer-recruiter Partnership. Employer Branding Strategies Conference (Jan. How to Gain Employee Buy-in to Your Employer Values. Getting to the ROI of employer branding.

The Ultimate List of HR Conferences in 2020

Ongig

Social Recruiting Strategies Conference (Jan. Bridging the Gap: the Sourcer-recruiter Partnership. Employer Branding Strategies Conference (Jan. How to Gain Employee Buy-in to Your Employer Values. Getting to the ROI of employer branding.

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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GoldenEye: Life In Clearance Recruiting

Recruiting Daily

” When selecting a Bond, I can only imagine what the criteria looks like – it’s probably a requisition that would make even the most savvy recruiter’s head hurt. That’s what clearance recruiting is all about. Yep, we are getting into the pretty cool spy s**t of recruiting right now. Clearance recruiting is some of the toughest sourcing and recruiting you can do and the burnout rate is mind-blowing. James Bond.

Sin City: Hacking Candidate Conferences

Recruiting Daily

That curiosity is just good recruiting behavior. I was sure they’d KNOW I was a recruiter. After attending a litany of recruiting conferences, I expected the same old, same old. For the handful of recruiting conferences I go to each year, I always notice how people tend to flock to others they already know. From the instant I walked in, I knew I was not at a recruiting conference.

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.

Why Recruiting Automation Doesn’t Have to Be Boring

Hiretual

In recruitment, artificial intelligence (AI) has spearheaded the emergence of recruiting automation technology to facilitate different areas of the hiring process, including sourcing , screening, and engagement. . 1⃣ What does it mean to go beyond recruiting automation?

4 Need-to-Know Recruitment News Stories this Week – 12th January 2015

Social Talent

How to you think technical recruiters should be tackling this issue? As RecruitingDaily.com reported , the rise of cloud computing and SaaS, the relatively low barriers of entry and overhead costs, the opportunity to monetise and disrupt the recruiting and HR technology market hasn’t escaped the attention of investors eager to cash in on the trend. The additional capital will help further position Glassdoor as one of the largest jobs and recruitment platforms in the world.

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

Recruiting Daily

The Straw Man: The Myth of College Recruiting and Me. It was a lot of responsibility, and even more work and you’re making a significant investment, with so much of your personal time, money and bandwidth involved in getting a degree that, to my surprise, so many recruiters and employers out there see as, well, worthless. About the Author: Derek Zeller draws from over 16 years in the recruiting industry.

The “Must Attend” Recruiting Conferences of 2018

Dice

Conferences are a fantastic way to get up to speed on the latest in talent acquisition, hear inspiring keynotes from thought leaders, and rub elbows with other recruiters and sourcers. Join sourcers and recruiters at this growing and vibrant event. At SourceCon, you can learn the tools and strategies for more effective sourcing. A Taste of SourceCon’s Session Topics: Sourcing Through Marketing Online and Offline Strategies. The Whole Foods Book of Recruiting Genius.

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.

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.

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.

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.

The Top 40 Job Titles in Human Resources

Ongig

VP of Talent Acquisition (or VP of Recruiting). Director Of Recruiting. Employer Brand Director. Director, Employer Branding. Recruitment Marketing Director. Director Recruitment Marketing. Talent Acquisition Manager (or Recruiting Manager).

RecruitingLive with Pete Radloff

Recruiting Daily

Typically, I start my search with “(random keyword) funny” So, if I were doing a post on employer branding, I’d search employer branding funny. It’s my own daily sourcing exercise and it’s a lot more difficult than it seems. We’re googling everything, how hard can sourcing people or images really be? Especially that sourcing stuff because it doesn’t just end at your latest search results from HiringSolved.

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?

7 powerful ways to deal with a long hiring process

Devskiller

Source: Glassdoor. Source: Glassdoor. Because m ajority of developers are currently employed, they don’t feel pressured to actively look for jobs which makes them even harder to recruit. Source: 2017 Developer Hiring Landscape. Companies with lengthy recruiting processes have little chance of luring these kind of candidates because they are likely to get what they are looking for from someone else, faster. Employer brand & candidate experience impact.

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4 Steps to build your talent acquisition strategy

Hacker Earth

Talent acquisition strategy vs. recruitment. Recruitment is a short-term effort limited to hiring candidates to fill a vacancy that exists in an organization. Doing so aids not just recruitment but helps in predicting and effectively planning the company’s growth chart over a similar period as well. Such strategic hiring empowers recruiters with both time and resources, which are both invaluable to recruiting. Collaboration: Recruiting cannot happen in a vacuum.

The 10 Hottest Jobs Companies Are Scrambling to Fill

Linkedin Talent Blog

And all 10 positions will demand that recruiters and their companies writer better job descriptions , elevate their employer brand , and enhance the overall candidate experience to differentiate themselves and engage in-demand candidates. Recruiter. Top Skills: Recruiting, Human Resources, Sourcing, Applicant Tracking Systems, Technical Recruiting. First things first: Recruiters, having a hot job is pretty cool, right?