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10 Tips for Recruiting and Hiring Tech Gurus - 'Formalize Leadership Development'


These days most organizations pine for hybrid IT leaders with both the requisite technical skills and knowledge of business and people to tailor IT solutions to business needs. But the best of these candidates rarely come readily—you've got to train them, Martineau says. Martineau believes that the most successful IT organizations develop junior level geeks by formalizing a process that identifies future leaders and cultivates their business skill set for future advancement.


Managing IT professionals is a lot easier task when the technology team is made up of talented individuals. Unfortunately, many IT managers fail to cultivate their skills around recruiting because they do it so infrequently compared to their other day-to-day management tasks.
In this last installment of Getting the Best out of Geeks slideshow, we spoke with Dan Martineau. A 25-year veteran in IT headhunting, Martineau is principal of Martineau Recruiting Technology. He offers 10 tips on improving IT recruiting practices.

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