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10 Tips for Recruiting and Hiring Tech Gurus - 'Develop a Metric to Measure All Interviewees'


Successful managers will prepare for the interview process by developing a yardstick to compare all candidates. Prioritize the top three core competencies and rate candidates on those first. Then start considering other intangibles, extra skills or deficiencies. This will ensure you pick the right person for the job at hand and prevent ‘fatigue hires' when pickings are slim, Martineau says.


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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