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Use programming contests as an efficient way to attract and engage developers

By | Coding Test, Human Resources, IT recruitment | No Comments

Developers are in increasing demand, a fact that doesn’t look like it will change anytime soon. This means that the higher the demand for top tech talent, the more efficient you need to be with your sourcing in order to attract the best coding talent. One of the best ways to do this is to organize a programming contest. If done right, it can be a great way to attract devs to your conference and pick up qualified candidates to funnel into your recruiting strategy. Read More

AmazingHiring – a tech talent search engine [expert interview]

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Sergey Dmitrichenko is CEO and co-Founder of AmazingHiring.
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. Read More

Glossary of IT terms for Tech Recruiters

By | Human Resources, IT recruitment, Technical Interview | No Comments

Tech language and IT terms are not easy if you are a non-coder. Still, in order to be able to recruit developers and communicate with them effectively, tech recruiters have no choice but understand terms connected with their everyday job. So get out of your comfort zone and master the tech language. We’ve compiled this Devskiller Tech Glossary to make it as easy as it can be. Read More

Haseeb Qureshi on software bootcamps and software career development on the Yellow Duck Podcast

By | Podcast | No Comments

Haseeb Qureshi is one of the kind. His history of getting from playing poker as a teenager earning $100,000 to becoming involved in software development is well known. So instead of rehashing old history we are going to more generally speak in this podcast about: software boot-camps, software development techniques, career development and more. Read More

Devskiller platform update – what is new? #September2017

By | Changelog

At Devskiller, we believe in continuous improvement. We have a growing base of happy customers who use the platform on a daily basis which gives us the opportunity to constantly develop our tool to address their needs. To do so, we look at how you use Devskiller when you work and listen to what you have to say about it. For the last 6 months we’ve been busy turning your insights into action. We’ve put the new features and functionalities together in this post to help you leverage them to the full. Read More

long hiring process

7 powerful ways to deal with a long hiring process

By | Hiring Statistics, IT recruitment, Recruiting Tips, Technical Interview

Filling open racks is taking more time than ever with average length of the interview process reaching 24.4 days for Internet & Tech jobs and 23.9 days for Computer Software and Hardware positions. According to Glassdoor data, government jobs come with the longest interview process (53.8 days) with restaurant  and bar positions coming last (10.2 days). Average length of interview depends on the skills necessary to perform the job in question, whether these skills are in high demand and whether they are easy to screen.

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A sneak peak of ‘Secure by Design’ with authors Daniel Sawano and Daniel Deogun, here on the Yellow Duck podcast

By | Podcast

Security breaches and systems being hacked is something that we hear about almost every day. Despite all the literature and expert advice on security, it still happens. Something is clearly not working, right? That’s where Daniel Deogun and Daniel Sawano step in. So if you are interested in software security subject you should definitely listen to this podcast. Read More

30 industry insights for hiring developers

By | Hiring Statistics, IT recruitment, Recruiting Tips

Recruiting developers takes a lot of skill because majority of them are passive candidates. As a tech recruiter, you’re constantly forced to learn new things. The more educated you are, the faster you can make informed decisions to outperform your competitors. We’ve gone through research from leading organizations including The Bureau of Labor Statistics, Stack Overflow, Manpower Group, Evans Data Corporation and Vision Mobile to give you 30 industry insights for hiring developers. We’ve compiled the data into an easy-to-read list you can go over while enjoying your morning coffee. Enjoy! Read More

10 steps to hire more women in tech

By | IT recruitment

As Sundar Pichai, Google’s CEO says, “A diverse mix of voices leads to better discussions, decisions, and outcomes for everyone.” That’s especially significant in tech companies who aim to drive innovation.That said, women remain underrepresented in tech positions both in startups, SMEs and corporations globally. In this post, we present the 10 steps you need to take to hire more women in tech. Read More

60 web development software specialist interview questions

By | IT recruitment, Recruiting Tips, Technical Interview

The days of Web Development being pretty HTML mockups are long gone. Today’s Web Development is excruciatingly demanding in technical terms and there is a growing demand for a web development software specialist. According to Quora and Gooroo.io, for knowledge of Javascript (the main language for frontend development) companies could dash out up to 188k salary average.

For a recruiter or hiring manager looking for a web development software specialist, the task of finding one is a potentially an expensive hire. Some serious research is due here, both in terms of sourcing and screening the candidates as hiring the wrong person could potentially be extremely costly.

One of the best ways to ensure you maximize the chance of hiring the right person is tailoring the interview process to best fit the position you are looking to fill. To fully utilize this short time aimed at determining if the candidate is the right fit for the job, great care is taken to find the right questions.

So if you are looking to hire a web development software specialist, what should you pay attention to? Read More

WhoIsHiring – Tech job aggregator [expert interview]

By | Expert Interview

Whoishiring is a job platform which aims to map all the IT jobs worldwide. We have more than 30 000 job offers mapped from 25 carefully selected sources, plus we have curated job offers that are unique on our website.

Today, we talk with Sebastian Pawluś, a software developer with a will-do attitude. He started writing code on C64 today writes code for fun and profit. Likes staring at maps and always has one more idea to do. One day he will learn how to use Haskell. Founder of whoishiring.io project.

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