Diversity is a journey, not a destination. Improving representation of diverse groups in the workplace is a challenging endeavor and it can take years to achieve. It is essential to tailor your diversity, equity, and inclusion (DEI) initiatives to meet your specific business needs, company culture, and local regulations. Below are ten practical steps, with […] More
We’re in the middle of the Great Resignation. Around the world, employees are quitting their jobs at record setting rates. According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, four million American workers resigned in April 2021 alone—and millions more have since followed suit. In fact, recent studies estimate that anywhere from 25% to upwards of […] More
If you’re like most businesses, you’re struggling to fill jobs. While there are factors outside your control that are no doubt contributing to this — we’re still in the middle of a global pandemic, after all — there are some levers you can pull to improve and accelerate the hiring process. Hiring talent becomes exceptionally […] More
To see how business leaders across the country are driving impactful DEI efforts, we launched the Ally Series on our Talk Talent to Me podcast. In these episodes, host Rob Stevenson sits down with talent leaders from Match Group, Niantic, Tech Can [Do] Better, Frame.io, Hired, Capital One, and Leaf Group—learning what each company has […] More
Hidden biases are everywhere—the hiring world being no exception. As humans, we’re not always capable of recognizing our prejudices in the moment. Fortunately, modern technology is here to fill in that gap: empowering teams to build more equitable talent pipelines and pave pathways for previously overlooked talent. At Hired, we envision a world where all […] More
Watch Hired’s recent panel-style webinar, “Awareness, Action & Accountability Embedding Technology into DE&I Hiring Strategies,” to gain insights from industry leaders on how utilizing technology can strengthen your diversity, equity, and inclusion hiring strategies. This webinar was moderated by Jennifer Tardy, a leading DEI advocate, an expert in the recruiting space. Our panelists included: Ava […] More
Change was the only constant in 2020. For some companies (think: telehealth, food delivery, or streaming services), the COVID-19 outbreak meant rapidly increasing headcount to meet market demands. For countless others, it meant putting hiring on pause. To see how executives across the country navigated the challenges of COVID-19, Hired launched The Great Rehiring mini-series on our Talk Talent to Me podcast. In these episodes, host Rob Stevenson sits down with talent leaders from Hired, Dropbox, Oatly, HubSpot, GitLab, Battery Ventures, DoorDash, and SeatGeek—learning what each organization did to evolve during the pandemic.Here, we’ve taken the most actionable insights from these conversations and transformed them into a step-by-step playbook for hiring teams. The following pages will help your company not only survive, but thrive, in a changed climate.Ready to embark on your own great rehiring journey?Download the playbook More
In our recent panel-style webinar, “State of Software Engineers: Using Data Insights to Meet Your 2021 Recruiting Goals,” we featured industry leaders from Amazon and General Assembly, and Hired. During the webinar, Rob Stevenson, Head of Hired’s podcast Talk Talent to Me, spoke with Erin Ford, Sr. Manager, Student Experience & Career Services at General Assembly, about the importance of hiring for skills, not labels, and how this broadens your talent pool and promotes diversity in your pipeline. The webinar also featured exclusive advice and recruiting tips from Jonathan Kidder, Technical Recruiter II at Amazon (and creator of Wizard Sourcer) as well as insights from the hiring manager perspective from Dave Walters, Hired’s very own CTO. The panelists shared valuable strategies on how to use data from our 2021 State of Software Engineers Report to define and attract the most in-demand tech talent in 2021.
Industry trends and insights from our SoSE Report
What engineers want in their next role
The power of skills-based hiring
How to leverage data in your hiring processes
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2020 was defined by change. As COVID-19 shaped candidate preferences across the globe, many hiring teams were left with more questions than answers.
At Hired and Vettery, we’re here to help.
To discover what software engineers really want moving forward, we studied the activity of 245,000 job-seekers in our combined marketplaces—then supplemented our proprietary data by surveying 1,300 developers about remote work, interview processes, preferred programming languages, and more.
Here, we’ve compiled some of the most impactful findings from our 2021 State of Software Engineering Report to help recruiters meet candidate needs in a changed climate.
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