Screening Software Engineers – Tips for IT Recruiters

The Recruiting Division

For software developers, in addition to passing a technical interview for their chosen skill set, such as Java or C#, can they also pass an interview that assesses their understanding of the foundational, basic software engineering principles that underlie all programming languages?

How Engineers Build Social Impact Every Day at Facebook

Glassdoor for Employers

At Facebook, engineers work in an environment where innovation, technology and social impact intersect every day. Employee Engagement Featured Company Culture Engineers Facebook social impact

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Global Cost of Engineering Talent

NPA Worldwide

Recruitment of engineering talent is becoming increasingly more competitive. The search and selection of the best engineering talent has become a race to be first to the best engineering candidates with a lucrative offer.

HR Tips for Preventing Data Breach by Social Engineering


HR Tips for Preventing Data Breach by Social Engineering. If your organization or company has not yet been affected by a data breach associated with social engineering, it is only a matter of time. Social engineering methods—and how to avoid them. As a direct point of contact with the workforce, HR can collaborate with management and employees to prevent and detect social engineering tactics. Social engineering was not invented with the computer.

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The Complete Guide to Buying an Applicant Tracking System

Analytics and Reporting A robust analytics engine with pre-built and customizable reports that help you identify. Built By Recruiters for Employers The Complete Guide to Buying an Applicant Tracking System Newton Software, Inc. © | 415-593-1189 | What is an ATS?

Developer, Programmer or Engineer?

Stack Overflow

The terms “developer”, “programmer”, and “engineer” are often used interchangeably to describe the same type of employee, but do they really all mean the same thing? 72% preferred the term Developer, followed by 60% favoring Programmer and 42% calling themselves an Engineer.

Google Announces Long-Rumored US Job Search Engine


On Wednesday, May 17, Google sent shockwaves through the recruitment space when they announced that they would be launching a job search engine at their annual I/O conference. The post Google Announces Long-Rumored US Job Search Engine appeared first on Recruitics.

Are Your Job Descriptions Search Engine-Friendly?

NPA Worldwide

And they need to be search-engine friendly. Well, it means that the spiders and crawlers that scour the web can find your job description, figure out what it’s all about, and return it in a job seeker’s search engine results.

Finding Female Engineers on LinkedIn

ERE SourceCon

Shout out to Jim Stroud for sparking this bit of creativity. Diversity LinkedIn Niche Searches Outsourcing Recruiting & Sourcing Types Social Networking Sourcing STEM Searches Talent Acquisition Twitter Featured

It’s Happening – Google Launches its Jobs Search Engine

ERE SourceCon

After nearly a year of speculation, a search engine optimizer in Australia capturing screenshots in the wild , and an official announcement from the CEO, Google for Jobs officially launches today.

Looking to Hire an Engineer? Get Smart About Your Approach

Glassdoor for Employers

In today’s technology-dependent business world, engineers are in high demand. Job Advertising Engineer Hiring Engineers How To Recruit how to recruit engineers HRAccording to Glassdoor’s research, almost 5,000 companies in the U.S.

How is the UK Letting Female Engineers Down? (Infographic)

Social Talent

It’s a truth universally acknowledged that the engineering industry in most countries attracts more men than women. RS Components have created an infographic that gives us insight into the number of female engineers in European countries and it’s not a good reflection on the UK.

5 Mistakes Companies Make When Recruiting Software Engineers

Glassdoor for Employers

There’s an over-abundance of jobs for a very finite number of engineers. With such stiff competition, it’s important to ensure your recruitment process isn’t turning off the engineers you need to take your company to the next level.

Yahoo Talent Engineer Discusses Advanced Recruiting Lessons


As the former Head of Talent Engineering at BrightRoll, until they were recently acquired by Yahoo, Erin''s pioneered some truly interesting recruiting tactics. Erin Wilson is a special breed of Recruiter.

Best Company Engineering Blogs

NextWave Hire

Engineering blogs at companies have become more and more common in the past few years. Some employers want to build their talent brand in order to attract top engineering talent and start writing about the interesting aspects of what they’re working on as a means to drive inbound applicants. We thought we’d compile a list of the best engineer focused blogs that we’ve found for those thinking of starting one of these blogs themselves.

How Pipedrive Hired 30 Engineers in 6 Months

Stack Overflow

This means our engineering team had to grow, too. Pipedrive had already attracted many great engineers, but when hiring for a large quantity of candidates who meet your quality requirements, you may have to look beyond the immediate local talent pool.

AmazingHiring – a tech talent search engine [expert interview]


AmazingHiring is the Ultimate Search Engine for Technical Talent. Well, our search engine is more for recruiters, you can think of it as “Google for recruiters”, and as such, it doesn’t require any submissions from candidates.

How Recruiters Can Utilize Linkedin as a Search Engine

Harger Howe Recruitment

A few days ago, we came across an article called, The new search engine that could give Google a run for its money. Here are some of the ideas Nemo mentioned that recruiters can use to harness the power of LinkedIn as a search engine.

How I Hire: Toni Martinez, Engineering Director at Softonic

Stack Overflow

To effectively hire and manage the best engineers, you must have a passion for people. Currently the Engineering Director at Softonic , world’s top Multiplatform Software Guide, Martinez oversees an engineering team.

Why Should Senior Engineers Balance Trees in an Interview?


For nearly as long as companies have hired programmers, managers have asked engineering candidates to solve fundamental algorithm and data structure problems. And for nearly just as long, engineers have debated the validity of these challenges in job interviews (2005, 2015).

The Demand for Engineers


The most popular college major choice for high school seniors surveyed by CareerBuilder —the majority of whom already have a career in mind—is engineering. We can debate how many of these students will stick with engineering when they get their first homework assignments in college.

Meet Google’s New AI-Powered Job Search Engine

Undercover Recruiter

Meet Google’s New AI-Powered Job Search Engine. Google over the past few years has been focused on turning itself into an artificial intelligence company. They have been implementing AI into their platforms in order to improve search results. They have stayed out of recruiting, leaving the market for the likes of Indeed, Glassdoor and LinkedIn for a long time but now have officially entered. View Article. Undercover Recruiter - Recruitment & Talent Acquisition Blog.

Here's What Engineers Hate About Your Recruiting Emails


The typical engineer receives an onslaught of recruitment messages every week. To find out how to improve the plight of technical recruiters everywhere, we asked Lever engineers to talk about where exactly it all goes wrong, and what recruiters can do differently.

These Are The 25 Best Paying Cities for Software Engineers

Glassdoor for Employers

Are you currently hiring software engineers? Recent Glassdoor data reveals the 25 Best Paying Cities for Software Engineers, by identifying the ‘real. Featured Talent Acquisition 25 best cities best cities best paying cities Glassdoor highest paying cities Software Engineers

How to Find Active & Passive Software Engineers on Stack Overflow

Boolean Black Belt

Do you source and/or recruit software engineers? Would you like to know how to find software engineers on Stack Overflow who are actually interested in hearing about new career opportunities? How to Find Software Engineers on Stack Overflow by Reputation.

4 Tips for Hiring the Elusive Software Engineer [Infographic]

Glassdoor for Employers

In today’s candidate-driven market, recruiting top-tier talent is a challenge – and software engineers are among the most difficult candidates to hire. Talent Acquisition Candidates Hiring Recruiting Software Engineers

Move Over Marketing, Recruitment Is Also Engineering


Good decision making is essential in talent acquisition and employer branding, and it does not happen by accident. It requires a reasoned choice among competitive alternatives.

How Raleigh Is Engineering a Solution to the Skills Gap


In Raleigh, North Carolina they are engineering a solution to a worldwide problem: understanding the recruitment, retention, and skills development needs of today’s leading energy and technology providers. Engineering Staffing

Building your B2B Sales Engine (Infographic)

Social Talent

This infographic from Sales Engine Media breaks down exactly what is required to create a well-oiled B2B sales engine. The post Building your B2B Sales Engine (Infographic) appeared first on SocialTalent.

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The Search Engine That Could

ERE SourceCon

Admit it; you are obsessed with Google. You’ve used terms like, “Google it” or “Googling.” ” You’ve downloaded its Chrome extensions, taken advantage of its Boolean and even asked it a question or two.

The Best Job Boards for Software Engineers (with pricing)


Does your company need to hire a software engineer? IT professionals (most notably software engineers) are the most sought after hires, according to Monster Intelligence data as of this October. Trovit is a job search engine that compiles thousands of websites in just one search.

Automation Isn’t Impacting Engineer Salaries: Study


will eliminate human jobs, the rise of those technologies hasn’t had a noticeable impact on the salaries of software and DevOps engineers. The post Automation Isn’t Impacting Engineer Salaries: Study appeared first on Dice Insights.

Why Do The Best Engineers Not Work For You?

Recruiting Blogs

I’d like to share one of my favorite articles I wrote not long ago, answering the very direct question: why do the best software engineers not work for you? Everybody knows that software engineers are in high demand today.

How To Find (More) Female Engineers on LinkedIn

Jim Stroud

Basically, it was all about finding female engineers on LinkedIn. After skimming the article, I quickly scrolled down to the … Continue reading How To Find (More) Female Engineers on LinkedIn.

Enrich, Understand, and Communicate: 3 Principles for Retaining Great Engineers


Adhere to these three principles and you’re well on your way to creating a culture great engineers will want to join and remain in. The battle for tech talent is fierce, and there’s way more to it than simply convincing candidates to join your ranks.

Four Steps to Recruit Elusive Engineers

Glassdoor for Employers

Engineers do not want to be found. Featured Talent Acquisition Engineers Glassdoor Hiring hiring tips how to recruit engineers Recruit Recruiting recruiting engineers Recruiting TipsWe’ve all been there. We recruiters are the bane of their existence, plaguing them with.

Developer Interview: Ha Lee, VP of Software Development at Financial Engines

Stack Overflow

As the VP of Software Development at Financial Engines , Lee spends her time on everything from recruiting new members to her team to working with the product team to drive strategy. With over 15 years of experience in the tech industry, Ha Lee knows a thing or two about leading development teams and executing products.

Recruiting Engineering Students? Here's How to Get Their Attention


I’ll start with a very obvious statement: Recruiting top engineers, even at the college level, has become a massive challenge. I'm reaching out because we are growing our engineering team at X Company [. ].

Sourcing Hacks 101: How to find your next engineer on GitHub (and discover their hidden email address)


Every recruiter knows that engineers are virtually nonexistent when it comes to replying to LinkedIn InMails, so the challenge becomes not only finding these talented engineers, but actually getting them to respond, regardless of the platform.