One of the most consistent complaints within the tech community is the pitiful recruitment agency industry.
This post teaches developers how to eliminate the spammy recruiter calls and teaching hiring managers how to eliminate the harassing deluge of recruiter calls you inevitably receive on a day to day basis.
Need a developer with a minimum of 5 years experience in a specific language? Aside from missing out on brilliant talent, you are also breaking the law.
Barry Frost is the CTO of Globaldev, the team behind the worlds largest social network that you've probably never heard of. Global are a major player in the world of online dating and a key driver in the growth of social discovery networks, enabling people to make friends online and meet them in real life.
Ian Pratt is Co–founder and SVP of Products at Cambridge-based Bromium, and Chairman of Xen.org – the organization that leads the creation of the open source Xen Hypervisor. Prior to founding Bromium, Ian was founder and Chief Scientist of XenSource, which built enterprise–class virtualization products based on Xen. Ian was also a founder of Nemesys Research, acquired by FORE Systems.
CVs are a minefield. Everyone has their own perspective on the ultimate layout, length, etc. It's all subjective however killer content is easily defined.
Which has more of an impact?
* A 10% raise
* Daily fresh fruit deliveries
Sometimes the simple things make a huge difference.
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The recruitment industry generates hundreds of billions of dollars a year by providing a service that is intended to save time and yet it's an industry that's universally hated by everyone outside the industry. Something is obviously wrong with that picture.