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Emotional Intelligence for IT Professionals by Emília M. Ludovino

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Best practices to attract the best IT professional fit for a position

I cannot think of a case where an IT position is filled with a just find anybody mentality. More often the phrase find the best fit we can afford is either stated or implied. As in any area of life, there is a lot to be learned from those that do the best job in finding and placing talented individuals. I enjoy working with teams filled with the best fits for that team. Therefore, I want to offer some suggestions for improving the odds at finding that best fit. Better still, suggestions for getting them to accept an offer:

  • Know what you need and make that clear: People working in IT have many ways to be contacted. Even worse, anyone with a good reputation will be contacted ...

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