The 5 Essential Tactics to Recruiting Tech Talent

This is a guest post from our partner marketplace partner DevSkiller

No one can deny that recruiting tech talent is challenging. It can feel like there is a shortage of available programmers in the market, and the good ones get hired before you can get to them. That’s why it is so important to consider everyone you connect with, and the best way to optimize your recruiting efforts is by screening the best ones. It’s essential to increasing your overall candidate quality.

This is where coding tests can help your IT recruitment process. However, the tests have to be the right ones. The best approach is when coding tests resemble the “1st day at work experience”: where you replicate what a candidate would have to do at your company.

But here’s the key: If you choose the wrong programming test, it might not give you a good return on your investment, and even hurt your brand (where candidates won’t have a good apply experience because the test isn’t correct).

Based on talks with candidates, here are 5 essential tactics to recruit tech talent: more

How to Hire Superconnectors to Boost Your Innovation

This is a guest post from our partner marketplace partner Saberr

In a strongly bonded team, good ideas grow without force and bad ideas die without remorse. From Pixar to SpaceX, cultivating ideas is what makes today’s most innovative teams succeed.

It’s no wonder that innovation and strong teams have become the top strategic goal for most companies. Unstable markets, fickle customers, disruption by nimble startups and exponential change in technology all call for companies to be innovative in how they operate and serve customers.

But why innovate? more

Hiring Success 2016 Reveals the Future of Talent

As recruiters and Talent Acquisition leaders from across the globe came together at Hiring Success 2016, the excitement could hardly be contained. SmartRecruiters’ inaugural customer conference drew high profile clients like Square, AOL, Atlassian, and Skechers.

Kicking things off, Jerome Ternynck, founder and CEO of SmartRecruiters, gave an inspiring welcome highlighting the importance of the customer’s voice in building the industry’s leading talent acquisition platform. The speech started with a round of thanks to SmartRecruiters customers for helping the organization thrive. As Jerome says, “We would not be here today if it were not for all of you who share our belief in changing the way the world hires. Thanks for making it personal.” more