The Best Months to Recruit Developers

The Best Months to Recruit Developers

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It is almost time to put away the candy and get the turkey ready—or for my in-laws, the Christmas tree. As the year is flying by us, we thought it would be fun to find out which month of the year has the highest number of job changes within the tech sector. For this analysis, we excluded internships to focus ...

Quitting at the One Year Anniversary: Myth or Reality?

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Growing up, after trick or treating, we would always give our candies to our parents to inspect them for poison or other dangers. I, as a parent, continue this tradition with my son. This is a classic urban myth that strangers poison kids on Halloween. Tragically, the only two documented cases where children have died eating poisoned candy during Halloween ...

How to Recruit on the #1 Social Media Site for Tech Talent

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A famous bank robber was asked why he robbed banks. His answer was “That's where the money is”. Using that same brilliant logic, tech recruiters should be going to where tech talent flock to. According to the 2019 Stack Overflow survey, Reddit is the most popular social media site for developers. Compared to LinkedIn, Reddit has more developers utilizing the ...

Smart Recruiters Git’ Over to GitHub Where Real Tech Recruiting Happens

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Sure. You’ve heard about GitHub. Perhaps you’ve even run a few searches on GitHub but quickly returned to LinkedIn as it’s familiar and comfortable. No worries and no judgement as this is very common. We’re just encouraging you to seriously consider the possibilities that GitHub offers, especially when you feel you’ve hit a wall on LinkedIn. The ROI of the ...

Why Your Recruiting Tools Should Be Like Sales Tools

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Recruiters may think that this is the golden age of recruiting tools with new services cropping up promising AI this or AI that.  But actually the pickings and the quality are rather anemic when compared to the quality/quantity of sales/lead generation tools available. Recruiting is similar to lead generation/sales: Find the right prospects and convince them to do something. Sure, ...

Making the 80/20 Rule Work For You

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There is a great saying: “If you always do what you've always done, you'll always get what you've always gotten.” Tech searches follow a common recipe that offer limited results; especially when up against another agency with the same client search and time to submit is critical. It goes like this.  New position comes in and tech stack identified.  Recruiters ...

Are You Paying for Unused Recruiting Subscriptions?

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When you sign up for a SaaS subscription, companies often tempt you to sign up for the annual subscription instead of the monthly.  You save some money on the annual plan and say to yourself, “Well, I am locked into this contract for 12 months, but hey, what can go wrong.” Because of how slow things are now, you might ...

Be Ahead of the Recruiting Curve While You Flatten the Curve

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I am sure you are doing all you can to help “flatten the curve” to slow down the virus. Today we will discuss a different curve. Although talent acquisition may be slow right now, there are still plenty of ways for tech recruiters to be ahead of the recruiting curve.  Other recruiters will get complacent, you shouldn’t. Despite the freeze, ...