I had a chat recently with someone about engineers, and it is because of that chat I feel I need to write this, because the person I was talking to made some interesting points about engineers (mainly in Silicon Valley, due to their geographical position at the moment, but this I’m sure it’s often the […]
Posts Tagged: recruiting
“Well Funded, Pre-IPO Startup Seeks Talented Engineer”
No, I’m not advertising some position in any of the startups I have links or affiliations with, don’t worry, this is not one of “those” posts 🙂 I’m touching again on the subject of recruiting — and following recent advice, I am not throwing stones at recruiters, just trying to provide some helpful hints, this […]
About Life, Universe and Everything…Including Recruiting!
OK, if you never read Douglas Adams‘ work, then the above title might read odd for you — to say the least! On the other hand though, if “The Hitchhiker’s Guide to the Galaxy” is familiar to you then you gathered by now where I’m coming from. (And even if you don’t, read on — […]
Dear Banks, F… Off and Leave Me Alone!
OK, this is not the same as my other previous posts about idiotic recruitment, as in fact the exploratory email I have received from the recruiter was relatively well-targeted — minus the fact that I’m actually in USA nowadays not UK, but they obviously have a copy of my resume/CV from a while back so […]
The Other Side of the Fence
I felt I needed to write this, as we have been interviewing for a bit in Cognitive Match, for various segments of our technical team and we had occasionally bad luck with the candidates who turned up. Having been on both sides of the recruiting fence in my life, I realise that a certain percentage […]