How to Quickly Analyze a Candidate’s Technical Skills

Since most tech recruiters are not actually technical, how can they be expected to figure out if a potential candidate is proficient in the specific programming language they are searching for? The short and honest answer is that it’s not easy at all; especially if you’re like most recruiters today that don’t have the luxury of time needed to really ...

Use GitHub to Analyze Developer Behavior

Techie soft skills and behavioral traits are something a recruiter is continually asked to size up. Since GitHub is a developer’s natural habitat where they are just being themselves, their community based ‘activity’ (e.g. Pull Requests, Forking, Accepted Pull Requests, etc.) often reveal behavioral traits which allows a recruiter to draw pseudo educated conclusions on their soft skills. What can ...

Hacks to Uncover Candidate Emails

Even though there’s a wide range of products that help tech recruiters potentially find candidate emails and more, every now and then you get the big goose egg and need a few last resort tricks/hacks to find things. There is obviously no silver bullet, but here are some approaches to use when you’re in a bind and want to feel ...