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How to switch your career to IT?

Should you consider a career switch? Lately during job fairs, we've met a lot of experienced developers, but also quite a large group of people aspiring to become one. No wonder, the IT industry is currently booming and attracts workers offering…

7 reasons why software developers fail due to company's mistakes

It's been estimated that almost 50% of newly hired employees fail in their jobs within the first 2 years and the first 3 months are the most crucial for their success. As I discussed in my previous post there are various reasons why newbies…

8 techniques to recruit a good software developer (Part 2).

In my previous post I started discussing the interview techniques which definitely help stimulate an open dialogue with the candidates. I described the STAR methodology which is based on behavioral questions that involve describing real situations…

8 techniques to recruit a good software developer (part 1)

In my previous post I presented the qualities of a perfect software developer that both fellow developers and managers would like to see in the team members. My survey revealed that being a good developer is more than delivering a perfect and…

A good software developer? A nerd or a beer lover?

There is no escaping the fact that a good code is written by a good programmer. Obviously, we need good programmers if we want to satisfy clients' needs. However, while recruiting a developer you cannot forget that a  good developer is more…

Personal Branding, Recruiters Beware!

In my recruiter's job, searching Google and  social networking websites (eg. Linked.in) in pursuit of the suitable candidate has become my second nature.  Also, before inviting anyone for the interview I do the thorough research across all…
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