Do you need to hire a software developer, programmer, or software engineer? In the current job market, this can be a tough task. There always seem to be more jobs available than developers to fill them, and competition for the best talent is fierce.
But you can increase your chances of hiring top talent by following these tips:
There are many types of software developers. Here are the three main types:
There are also software developers who work in DevOps, cybersecurity, middleware, and big data. Knowing exactly what type of developer you need will help with the next step.
It can be hard to attract the right candidates unless you clearly describe the software developer you are looking for in your job description. Here are some details to add:
A software developer interview is usually a two-step process because candidates must not only be good at coding but also be team players who can work with others in your business.
Try not to allow too much time between the two interviews to keep the candidate interested. You could miss an opportunity to hire a great developer.
With the ongoing shortage of software developers, businesses must offer a competitive salary to hire and retain top talent. Do research on what other companies are paying for similar jobs in your area and make sure your offer is in the range. Don’t forget to check remote jobs as well because more developers are working from home than ever before.
It will take time to find a software developer that will fit your business, but it is worth the effort. Knowing what type of talent you need, creating a job posting that attracts that talent, getting to know the candidates in the interview process, and offering a competitive salary will help you speed up the process.
In addition to offering competitive compensation packages and a distributed workforce model, many organizations are increasing their candidate pools overnight by roughly 40%. This is achieved by partnering with a search firm like TSG. Our relationships enable us to include foreign nationals with approved work visas. If you would like more information on what this could mean for you organization, please reach out for a discovery call.
Transition Staffing Group is an award-winning San Diego based staffing agency providing solutions on a Temporary, Temporary-to-Hire and Direct Hire basis. Through our affiliate network, we have offices in 40+ metropolitan areas, staffed by over 250 specialized recruiters. TSG offers a national reach, with local job market expertise.