Recruiting

Recruiting

Written by Agnieszka Szczerba

The best way to get your job proposal noticed by a programmer

I had a chat with Tomek, a Java programmer. Tomek has been working for a bank for 7 years. 

- Tomek, tell me, how many messages have you been getting on LinkedIn from recruiters lately?

- A few, well...  like five or six, you know, I don't count it exactly.

-  Weekly?

-  No daily.

WOW!  

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Recruiting | Technology

Written by Agnieszka Szczerba

Which technologies in IT is it worth learning and which technologies to specialise in as a recruiter?

Are you a novice IT recruiter and wondering which technologies are worth specialising in today?

You're probably already familiar with the division into positions related to software development and positions related to infrastructure. You are probably familiar with the Java ecosystem and the Microsoft (.Net) technology ecosystem.

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Recruiting

Written by Agnieszka Szczerba

How to talk to a hiring manager?

Whether you work as an agency recruiter or as an internal recruiter, the most important success factor in filling the vacancy you have been assigned is the ability to have a factual, in-depth and open conversation with the manager directly hiring the candidate („the hiring manager” or „HM”).

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Recruiting | Recruitment Agencies

Written by Agnieszka Szczerba

How to work with HR if you are an agency recruiter?

There are often tensions between agency recruiters and internal HR. This is caused by several factors.

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News | Recruiting

Written by Maciej Szczerba

The eight biggest changes in IT recruitment post Covid- the good, the bad and the ugly

This post is a personal and subjective one. I also hope that it will generate a number of comments, that you, my dear readers, will share your insights and opinions.

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Recruiting | Recruitment Agencies

Written by Maciej Szczerba

7 best books for recruiters available on Amazon

First a note: I have selected these 7 books from dozens of items from my library on Kindle relating to the recruitment and recruiting industry. I tried to choose titles that best show what the role of a recruiter is - working within the company's structures or on the side of a third-party recruitment provider, and which help to fulfill this role best.

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Recruiting | Technology

Written by Agnieszka Szczerba

Should an IT recruiter be tech savvy?

In recent months (already in 2021), I have twice come across the opinion that a recruiter working in the IT industry does not have to be "tech-savvy". Once it came from an experienced software development manager, the second time I heard it from a well-known American Youtuber.

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