Finding and hiring the best candidates in a competitive job market
Date: This event took place live on June 27 2013
Presented by: Dave Zwieback
Duration: Approximately 60 minutes.
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Having a hard time finding qualified candidates? Do critical, in-demand roles (e.g., for devops practitioners) remain unfilled for months? Are the usual hiring approaches (recruiters looking on LinkedIn) simply not working?
In this webcast, Dave Zwieback will present a new approach to recruiting—devops hiring. Unlike traditional recruiting approaches, devops hiring breaks down the silos between the candidate, the recruiter, and the hiring manger by identifying and prioritizing a shared, long-term goal (employee engagement). This approach further applies core devops principles of Culture, Automation, Measurement, and Sharing to recruiting. Although devops hiring is almost certainly required to identify qualified IT candidates for organizations who've embraced the devops philosophy, it can also be effective at finding and hiring the best candidates in any competitive field.
About Dave Zwieback
Dave's been managing large-scale mission-critical infrastructure and teams for 17 years. He is the VP of Engineering at Next Big Sound. He was previously the head of infrastructure at Knewton, managed UNIX Engineering at D.E. Shaw & Co. and enterprise monitoring tools at Morgan Stanley. He also ran an infrastructure architecture consultancy for 7 years. Follow Dave @mindweather or on mindweather.com.