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How to Ensure a Great Interview Experience

Hiring managers often forget that the job interview is a two-way street: Not only are they evaluating the candidate, but the candidate is evaluating them, as well as their prospective teammates and the company’s culture. It’s important, then, to make sure that the job seeker has a smooth and professional experience when they visit.  

Here’s a checklist of things to do before, during and after your meeting with the candidate. They’re designed to help you have a meeting that’s smooth and productive, and that closes out in the most positive way possible.

WATCH: Finding, Evaluating and Securing Technology Talent

Doug Schade offers key methods to find, source and hire technology talent in this short video.

WATCH: Five Tips for Hiring a Front-End Developer

Laurie Lopez offers concrete suggestions to employers about how to hire and retain Front-End Developers in this short video.

Seven Best Practices for Finding Talent Using Social Media

Now more than ever, candidates are vetting your company on culture fit just as much as you are vetting them. Here are seven ways to attract the right people to your organization with strategic employer branding.

Eight Ways Programmers Can Stay Relevant

To stay competitive, remain attractive to employers and become experts in their field, programmers need to select and work on a few key growth areas. Here are eight ways to stay sharp while expanding your skills and marketability.

Hey Technology Employers - the Pressure’s On!

Today’s best tech professionals are being chased by companies large and small, and their current employers are working harder to keep them. . Simply put, technology professionals with up-to-date skills and proven experience are gold right now.

Are You a Software Engineer? If so, it’s a Great Time for Your Career!

The market demand for software engineers is still hot as we head into the summer. Here are the software areas I predict will dominate through the remainder of 2015:

Helping Your Company Solve the DevOps Puzzle is Not about Finding “DevOps Engineers”

Recruiters and hiring managers in high-tech know that becoming familiar with technologies, moving beyond buzzwords and understanding what people actually do greatly enhances their creativity and resourcefulness.

Hiring Tech Talent? Seven Benefits of Offering a Remote Working Opportunity

The technology space has been at the forefront of this move with companies like IBM, Amazon, and SAP embracing remote working opportunities for their people. Some companies like WordPress are even using a 100% remote workforce. Although it may look like employees reap the most rewards from working remotely, there are actually significant benefits to employers who dive into this growing talent pool. Here are seven of them:

Aggressive Funding and Acquisitions Mean a Growing Boston Technology Market and More Opportunities for Software Job Seekers

Boston immodestly refers to itself as the Hub of the Universe. While that may be a stretch, a recent article in BetaBoston makes the case that Boston is quickly becoming the center of the international technology industry. The article cites many reasons including the growth and vibrancy of the tech community along with access to educational institutions and the VC community.

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