10 Tips for Recruiting and Hiring Tech Gurus - 'Logic and Reasoning Tests Only Help So Much'


Martineau questions the heavy reliance on the logic and reasoning tests that have become so popular over the last decade. While they can give some insight into how a geek thinks, many great candidates have honed their skills in the server room, not the classroom. He advises IT managers to use these tests with care.


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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