How Microsoft’s Acquisition of GitHub Will Change Recruiting

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For developers, the sky may have fallen. I know our developer team was devastated to hear the news yesterday that Microsoft had acquired GitHub. While developers may be over exaggerating the pain of Microsoft’s acquisition, there will be changes for both developers and recruiters using GitHub to source. Don’t look at LinkedIn as the model of how gently Microsoft will ...

LinkedIn Open Candidates is a Dismal Failure. Here’s Why.

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Let's say I am launching an adulterous cheating site similar to Ashley Madison. But users must divulge their real name and intention to everyone on the site except their spouses. How successful do you think this site would be? It would bomb! Which brings me around to job searching with LinkedIn Open Candidates. Now, I am not implying that someone ...

Why GitHub is Difficult for Recruiting

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With more than 25 million users on GitHub, there must be one qualified developer who will be interested in your open tech position. Right? Sure, but like the hopeless romantic who believes that the sheer number of people in the world means the one person for him will just walk through the door, the optimistic tech recruiter thinks that a ...