The Bottlenecks that Bog Down Your Recruiting Process

CodeSignal

Tired of feeling bogged down by recruiting bottlenecks? It’s easy to feel overworked and underappreciated as a technical recruiter. Although you can’t change the demand for high-caliber engineering talent, you can take proactive steps to identify and streamline your recruiting process.

Guest Post: AI Will Dominate Recruiting – So Prepare For Major Changes In These Areas

CodeSignal

Most recruiters are busy with their day-to-day work. So, some fail to realize that many recruiting processes and tools currently in use will soon improve significantly by the continual learning provided by Artificial Intelligence (AI). Recruiting areas after candidates apply.

The Bottlenecks that Bog Down Your Recruiting Process

CodeSignal

Tired of feeling bogged down by recruiting bottlenecks? It’s easy to feel overworked and underappreciated as a technical recruiter. Although you can’t change the demand for high-caliber engineering talent, you can take proactive steps to identify and streamline your recruiting process. Common Bottlenecks Facing Technical Recruiters. Let’s look at some common bottlenecks facing many technical recruiters these days. Objectively Evaluating Your Recruiting Process.

Guest Post: AI Will Dominate Recruiting – So Prepare For Major Changes In These Areas

CodeSignal

Most recruiters are busy with their day-to-day work. So, some fail to realize that many recruiting processes and tools currently in use will soon improve significantly by the continual learning provided by Artificial Intelligence (AI). In addition, not only will AI and its advanced cousin Machine Learning (ML) make recruiting processes faster and cheaper, soon and in many cases are already adding significant new capabilities that were simply not possible with legacy systems.

How Much Should My Observability Stack Cost?

Honeycomb

He wasn’t counting the dedicated hardware for their ELK cluster (80k/month), or the 2-3 extra engineers they had to recruit, train and hire (250-300k/year apiece) to run the many open source tools they got for “free”. Recruiting them is hard. Logging Metrics Observability

4 Steps to Better Technical Hires

CodeSignal

Technical recruiting placements can be a blessing and a curse for companies of all sizes. Despite having databases full of resumes from seemingly accomplished programmers, recruiters consistently struggle to identify so-called “hidden gems” (i.e., Your recruiters are not coding experts.

Why Agile Portfolio Management is needed? 8 spectacular reasons…

Evolution4all

Many business owners believe that business scaling equates with recruiting and hiring more people to work, but it involves much more. When you have a firm handle on past metrics, it is much easier to predict future factors, like resource utilisation.

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How 3 women technologists built a career of their dreams

Hacker Earth Developers Blog

All these point to the need for people like me to find a way to be heard regardless of the challenges and point to metrics and results to support decision making for communications programs for technology companies.

There is no magic trick

Erik Bernhardsson

Whether it’s recruiting, investing, system design, finding your soulmate, or anything else, there’s always an alleged shortcut. Let’s think about recruiting, for instance. The one thing I’ve learned is: try to collect as many independent metrics as you can. What makes it even worse is both investing and recruiting are activities that takes place in a market. (Warning: super speculative, feel free to ignore).

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OKRs: A Simple But Awesome Strategy to Get Stuff Done

Evolution4all

Thus, it should include a Key Performance Indicator (KPI) that is quantified through a metric. The team leaders or head of each department (say, finance team and recruitment team) also set their junior goals with respect to the overall company goals set by the CEO.

Open Source Investment: Show Me the Money (and Time)

The New Stack

Another survey by the Linux Foundation found that almost half of hiring managers involved with open source say their company’s investment was made to support recruitment efforts. Self-interest and guilt are the main reasons companies invest in open source.

How to Diversify Your Engineering Team

CodeSignal

Hiring Decisions: Obviously, technical recruiting represents a huge opportunity for becoming more diverse and inclusive. Providing baseline metrics about current workforce demographics can be a great starting point, thereby establishing new channels of communication and collaboration.

How Your Role Changes When DevOps Goes Cloud Native

The New Stack

Every additional deployment doesn’t add to the ops cost, because the operators spend their time coding compliance, security, performance, and SLA metrics and making sure all infrastructure is available via automated self-service.”.

Two things you can start doing to help build a more diverse team

Dan Pupius

If your team is working to increase the number of photos uploaded, you’re sure as hell going to be looking at that metric everyday. So why do so few teams track diversity metrics? not recruiting or HR?—?should should own this metric. The first step in changing or managing any metric is simply to be aware of it.

Why Bloomberg Bet Its Data on Kubernetes

The New Stack

Data, and data management, are what power, for example, Bloomberg’s recruiting site and bond screening on Bloomberg terminals, its Hadoop infrastructure, financial data and straight news for its media feeds, Bower said.

The mathematical principles of management

Erik Bernhardsson

Proxy metrics (optimizing for shareholder value is hard, so let’s pick some metric that’s easier to measure/move but still has a high correlation). I also think an understated market is the market of people aka recruiting. I’ve read about 100 management books by now but if there’s something that always bothered me it’s the lack of first principles thinking. Basically it’s a ton of heuristics.

How Can CIOs Remove The Bias From How They Hire?

The Accidental Successful CIO

When the person with the CIO job is recruiting new talent for the IT department, it can be all too easy to go back to the places where you’ve gotten people from before. This process must contain a detailed scoring metric that we can use to evaluate each resume.

The New York CTO Connection/Nasdaq Startup CTO Summit is back! Use CTOvision discount code

CTOvision

10.40am Ilia Papas, CTO/Founder, Blue Apron - Recruiting Talent for a "Non-Tech Company". 1.20pm Will Ballard, CTO, Gerson Lehrman Group - Real Engineering Value Metrics. Bob Gourley. On Tuesday November 1st at Nasdaq Marketsite in Times Square CTO Connection is hosting the New York Startup CTO Summit (15th event globally in the last 2 years).

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Big Data Project Management: What’s In & What’s Out?

CTOvision

Defining the project’s requirements and developing its business case will be linked to existing performance measures or metrics. Here’s something to think about when you're planning a big data project: are you planning a project or a program ?

Pitfalls of Agile Transformations

LeanEssays

But we expect big things from it: faster delivery, easier recruiting, happier customers.” If you want more effective recruiting in today’s very tight talent market, don’t look for software developers or mention your agile transformation.

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How Online Communities Became Central To How We Work

Dion Hinchcliffe's Web 2.0 Blog

In some cases, companies have gone well beyond superficial adoption metrics like unique monthly logins, and measured business impact such as process effectiveness, productivity improvements, higher customer satisfaction, and more.

Official Intelligence

LeanEssays

The leader often recruits the rest of the team, and members usually stay with a team for two or more years. The most vexing proxies in the development world are the project metrics of cost, schedule, and scope.

So You’re A European, B2B Startup Hoping To ‘Hop The Pond’ And Grow? Here’s How

Battery Ventures

Now, the firm feels it has a more-established brand in France and can recruit top engineers from across Europe. IPO, so investors can adequately assess your growth rates and other metrics. Some of the most prominent—and valuable—European technology companies right now are consumer-tech names: Think of Skype, Spotify, Supercell, Yandex and iZettle.

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Lead Developer to CTO at a Startup

SoCal CTO

What metrics are going to be the key startup metrics and how do we get those metrics without too much cost? When they recruit you, they should tell you about what you will learn, but it will be focused on technologies and skills that they immediately need for the success of the business. I received a great question via LinkedIn: I'm the founding engineer and working hard to launch my startup.

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Tech Trends in 2014: Actionable Insights For Your Career

CTOvision

Drawing from her 20+ years of recruitment experience across financial services, technology, healthcare, biotech, professional services, and the Internet space, Lenzner has some interesting perspectives about top trends. Digital security—and privacy to follow—will provide a new metric for products and services, and a competitive advantage or disadvantage.

Discussion Creation Among Bloggers - LinkedIn, Blogging and Discussion Groups

SoCal CTO

We have been using LinkedIn for both sourcing recruits and reviewing backgrounds for recruits. Weve also found that other social networks such as FaceBook and MySpace to have almost no results when it comes to recruitment.

Events and Networking in Los Angeles

SoCal CTO

Startup Co-Founders: If You Cant Recruit Em, Should You Join Em? skip to main | skip to sidebar SoCal CTO Friday, February 23, 2007 Events and Networking in Los Angeles One of the issues I discussed in Innovation and Geography was that the geography and traffic in Los Angeles generally makes it more difficult for networking. In fact, I would say that over the past few years, it has become harder to produce or find events that will attract a good audience.

Product Manager Entrepreneur Mark Geller

SoCal CTO

Also, I consider ways to find and recruit world class team members and strategies for talking with investors--although mainly I focus on the product because ultimately everything starts with that.