Recruiting tech talent for startups has gotten smoother since tech giants like Amazon, Google and Facebook have transformed the overall perception of joining high-growth companies from a risky career move to a promising opportunity.
As Daniel Gulati said in Harvard Business Review: “Startups are no longer niche; they have gone mainstream.”
That is, if you are a senior software developer with five years of experience, a passion for picking up new programming languages, and an Inbox overflowing with potential job offers.
As reported by TechCrunch, more than 1 million unfilled programming jobs will exist by the year 2020. Translation: Companies of all sizes must work extra hard to attract, recruit and retain tech talent in the years to come. Read More
Pre-employment Assessment for Today’s Digital Workforce
Companies still struggle to invest the proper amount in a pre-employment assessment of job skills when compared to other recruiting costs. According to the U.S. Department of Labor, the price of hiring the wrong person for the job is at least 30 percent of the employee’s first-year earnings.[i] Even worse for a small company, an investment in the wrong person can jeopardize the business.