As I’m sure many of you know, hiring developers and engineers, especially in the software tech industry, can be a super time-consuming process. In fact, it now takes a whopping 41 days on average to fill a software development engineering role in the U.S., making it the sixth longest hiring cycle of any position in the world.
On top of the time involved, tech companies, both large and small, are tasked with meeting aggressive hiring goals, competing against each other for top hires and sourcing candidates from a limited talent pool. But the tech talent shortage is hurting software companies the most, especially when it comes to hiring developers and engineers. Software developers are the most in-demand tech workers, making up nearly one-third of all tech openings.
So what can tech companies do to meet the demand for top software tech talent? Check out these tips and tricks for sourcing and recruiting skilled tech workers.
So there you have it! Recruiting developers and engineers can certainly be a lengthy and tedious process, especially considering that you’re often sourcing from a small pool of talent. But implementing these techniques into your hiring process will not only help you fill those roles but also hire them faster than your competition.
And if you want to learn more about why there’s such a huge demand for engineers and developers in the software tech industry and how to beat your competition to the punch when recruiting skilled workers, check out this whitepaper.
Esteban Gomez is a marketing consultant with interviewstream. He loves learning and has a passion for traveling, having visited many countries including China, Colombia, Italy, and Peru.