ING's CodeIT Hackathon last November in Amsterdam.

3 unlikely industries innovating in tech hiring

It isn’t just the tech industry that desperately needs tech talent. Banks, retailers, and government agencies are aggressively trying to recruit as well. And while these may be old-school institutions, we’re seeing them adopt some pretty new-school strategies in order to compete.

Joel Spolsky, chief executive of Stack Exchange.

With this $40M, Q&A startup Stack Exchange could become a dev-hiring powerhouse

Software luminary Joel Spolsky figured out some years ago that if you want your startup to get big really fast, venture capital can help. And Spolsky, the chief executive of Stack Exchange, the company that runs question-answering websites like the popular programmer hangout Stack Overflow, is completely convinced that Stack Overflow could become the premiere place on the Internet for finding and hiring the best developers around.

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How to hire a great engineering manager

Testing for all the various attributes of a great candidate in isolation isn’t enough. What matters even more is the way in which all these attributes interact together.

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How to hire unicorns (aka tech-savvy marketers)

Most traditional marketers don’t know how to beef up their digital skills, a recent Adobe study found. But marketing is becoming more and more digital, which means that finding the right people to manage marketing automation, multivariate campaigns, or digital attribution campaigns isn’t always easy.

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How to fix Google's gender gap in 3 weeks

It’s time for the tech sector to use its own tools to disrupt the job-application process so it’s gender- and race-anonymous.

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4 tips to help you hire engineers in a world where devs hold all the cards

If you’re an engineering hiring manager, chances are you have a list of technical questions that are your gold standard for evaluating potential hires, right? Technical ability is imperative, of course. But are you getting the talent you really need?

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So you want to be a venture capitalist?

With very few job openings a year, landing that dream job in venture can be harder than you think. Here’s some tips to optimize your chances.