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How to attract the best tech talent (2020) | Adaface Insights

Everything you need to know to attract the best tech talent: how to write best job descriptions, create engaging career pages, find candidate contact information, engage passive candidates, maintain an engineering blog and much more tips/tricks to attract the candidates you want.


Writing Effective Job Descriptions

Writing a good job description that inspires the best candidates to apply is the first step to finding the right people for your team. If your job description ends up looking like a selection criteria, you're probably doing it wrong.

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Understand tech jargon to win candidate's trust

Tech jargon is present in all steps of hiring. Understanding popular terms and definitions will give you the winning edge over other recruiters in candidate driven hiring. Read more on why tech jargon matters and how to use Adaface free tech jargon helper tools.

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Use innovative methods and tools to reach top candidates

Top tech talent has online presence on popular platforms like Github, Stackoverflow, Twitter. Find out how to extract their contact info using simple hacks. Reaching candidates before everyone else is crucial in converting top candidates.

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Pique their curiosity with your careers page

45% candidates feel that they can tell what it would be like working at a company based on their careers page. Enough said!

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Invest in an ATS to automate your hiring process

Sourcing and screening are the hardest and most time consuming steps of the hiring funnel. By investing in an ATS to automate repetitive tasks, recruiters can get bandwidth to execute innovative ideas to attract talent.

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Grab their attention with an engineering blog

In a sea of job descriptions that all look the same, an engineering blog is an effective way to grab the attention of the best engineers. You can use it to shine light on your engineering culture and the challenging problems your team is working on.

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