hire the best in engineering talent
Get ahead in the competitive engineering hiring market
Learn to attract top engineering graduates to help your company grow and thrive
Packed with tips and examples for every step in the hiring process, including sample questions, assessment guidelines and interview templates
A strong engineering team is the backbone of any technical company, and smart managers are always looking to hire top talent. Recruiting and interviewing engineers in a smart way is essential to the growth of your team and your company. In this saturated hiring market, your positions must stand out among the big name companies, and your hiring processes must be rigorous, fair and efficient.
This comprehensive guide will show you how to hire outstanding technical employees. With its step-by-step instructions and examples, Interviewing Engineering Graduates will take you all the way through the process, from attracting great candidates to making hiring decisions with confidence.
Hiring engineers is a complex, expensive and crucial process. This book will get you organized quickly and prepare you to make the right decisions every step of the way. First, you’ll see how to market your open jobs effectively through writing amazing job descriptions, and selling your company to top engineers so that you get the best applicants. You’ll then learn to narrow the field by identifying the best resumes. Using our tips, tricks and templates, you can design, plan and prepare thoroughly for smooth running, multi-stage assessments and interviews. Finally, you’ll easily identify which engineers will be top performers for your company, get your whole team involved in the hiring decision, and clinch that final offer!
Whatever your company and whatever type of engineering job you’re hiring for, with this book you can hire employees with the technical savvy and teamwork skills to help take your organization to the next level.
About the Author
Connor Skye Riley is a software engineer specializing in user experience design and frontend web development. She has experience both in conducting technical interviews and in working closely with technical recruiters to develop software products.
In teaching web development courses, she has counseled students on what to expect from their first technical interviews. With nearly a decade of professional experience at companies ranging from some of the largest in the world to scrappy startups, she has spent considerable time thinking about how and why we recruit engineers the way we do.