10 Tips for Recruiting and Hiring Tech Gurus - 'Successful Searches Start with a Good Job Description'


If the IT manager has developed that relationship with HR, he or she is likely to have more control over how the description is drafted. Savvy managers will focus on experience and skills rather than on less-meaningful (but quantifiable) certifications. Educating HR on these nuances of IT recruiting will result in a higher-quality crop of interviewees.


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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