This book is an indispensable resource for everyone involved in the hiring
process. That includes managers, human resources (HR) personnel, and most
of all, the front line hiring folks. If you review résumés, conduct phone or
on-site interviews, or if you are responsible for making offers to candidates,
this book is especially valuable to you.
If you are responsible for putting together or improving a hiring system,
you should read this book.You will learn what all the pieces are and how
they fit together to form a cohesive whole.
An entirely different reader is the software professional who is seeking
a job. Although I write to those who are hiring, the job seeker will find this
book an great resource for understanding what employers look for.You will
also learn what to look for in a great company. Companies that hire well tend
to be great employers too.
This book presents a fresh approach that is tested by fire: developed by the author in over twenty years of experience hiring software professionals at both small companies and large. Drawing on principles from the "agile" software development movement, this book offers a different way to think about hiring.
This book offers specific and practical techniques to help you hire better now. It also gives your hiring staff a model for continuously improving individual and organizational hiring skills. As you become more skilled in hiring, you will appreciate this book in new ways. Get your hiring team on the same page when it comes to hiring. This book is a must have reference for anyone involved in hiring software professionals.