Maria Montero

How to get hard-to-fill programming positions.

The competition is intense for great tech talent, and it’s even harder to find the most qualified people who are also the best fit for your company

This article shares some practical processes you can add to your HR role to speed up the programmer process, based on the years I’ve spent as a software engineer focused on hiring startups and now running my own recruiting company.

Our recruiting strategy is surprisingly simple, boiling down to optimizing various segments of the sourcing funnel: recognition, page views, and request submissions.

However, what ties these tactics together is you, your company, what you are offering, and how you approach the people you want to hire. If you want to build a strong and diverse team, you need to develop a thoughtful, empathetic, and proactive approach before you can optimize.

Within the article we cover:

In the article appendix, I also provide our company’s 2019 checklist process – Eighteen steps we delegate to manage our sourcing process.