O'Reilly logo

Building Great Software Engineering Teams: Recruiting, Hiring, and Managing Your Team from Startup to Success by Joshua Tyler

Stay ahead with the world's most comprehensive technology and business learning platform.

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required

CHAPTER 2

An Enlightened Approach to Recruiting

The first step in constructing your engineering team is recruiting some great people to join you.

For too many people and companies, recruiting is an afterthought. It’s considered an unavoidable nuisance that stands between you and having a productive team of builders who share your passion and vision for creating a great company.

Almost everyone starts by thinking this way, and I suppose it’s understandable. For many people, their first experience with recruiting is as the target of a recruiter’s search. If you’ve worked in a technical field for any length of time, you’ve probably been contacted many times by recruiters about positions that are clearly not of interest, and these recruiters can ...

With Safari, you learn the way you learn best. Get unlimited access to videos, live online training, learning paths, books, interactive tutorials, and more.

Start Free Trial

No credit card required