A seamless interview includes more than candidate experience and playing calendar Wordle. It’s important your team is ready to make the most comprehensive, fair, and scaleable assessment possible. How? A pre-brief meeting ensures great candidate experience, comprehensive evaluation, and a standardized and repeatable interview process. We began conducting a pre-brief meeting before interviews at Hired […] More
A recent Hired report found companies are hiring tech talent faster than ever to keep up with high demand. On average, U.S. organizations currently take only 30 days to fill an open tech role (compared to the global average of 32 days). So, to keep up with the fast-paced job market, many managers need to […] More
You’ve reviewed the resume, CV, or LinkedIn profile and it looks like a match, so when you’re ready to perform a technical phone screen of potential candidates, zero in fast and make the most of the time. A technical phone screen’s goal is to verify and clarify a technical candidate’s background, abilities, and potential. For […] More
What You’ll Learn U.K. tech salary trends based on role, industry, and years of experience How technical employees ranked non-salary compensation, such as benefits The impact of the Great Resignation on the demand for tech talent 4 Steps to accelerate your hiring process short term and develop a long term recruitment strategy to handle attrition. […] More
About this Checklist Before COVID-19, employees spent most of their time in the office—but when the world changed, so did workplace norms. Today, many companies have adopted a hybrid work model, offering staff the freedom to divide their time between home and the office. As a result, HR teams are now tasked with refreshing their […] More
As a startup leader, it may feel like you always have a million items on your to-do list. Product roadmapping. Speaking with customers. Fixing bugs. Managing finances. Putting out fires. Repeat. The work never ends—and as you start to scale, hiring a tech team becomes yet another item on that exhaustive list. Surveying the competitive […] 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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One of the big lessons learned in 2020 was to be prepared for the unprepared. With so much uncertainty still in the market, employers should proceed the recruiting landscape in 2021 with caution. Doing so means learning how to enhance and improve relationships with tech talent – prospective candidates and current employees alike. Tech talent is always in-demand, and as such, attraction and retention will be more important than ever before.
With that in mind, we’re here to offer strategies that will position you as the employer of choice for top tech talent, from your initial interaction through to the final offer.
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