Technical Staffing Is Tough. HR Teams Use Carbonado to Make it Easy.

Posted by Carbonado on Jun 8, 2020 11:38:19 AM

Technical staffing is a challenge for nearly any in-house HR team. Unless your company is still very small, and hiring is handled by the same folks who are developing or engineering your technical solutions, it’s likely that your staff have not held the same positions they need to hire.

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Topics: technical hiring, HR insights

How to Conduct a Technical Interview for Skill and Cultural Fit

Posted by Carbonado on Apr 23, 2020 10:56:00 AM

First impressions are set within 60 seconds. An applicant certainly needs to feel right, but the most important aspects of a technical hire aren’t readily apparent. In other words, the goal of a technical interview should be to prove yourself wrong.  Was your intuition correct, or can you refute it with concrete evidence?

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Topics: technical hiring, interviewing tips, skill assessment, cultural fit, HR insights

3 Effective Recruitment Strategies and Practices for Hard-to-Fill Jobs

Posted by Carbonado on Apr 16, 2020 9:40:51 AM

One reason the tech sector is associated with hard-to-fill jobs is the high cost of turnover. Technical hires use specialized skill sets that take time to integrate into a company’s workflow and coordinate with the existing team.  At the same time, the tech industry has the highest rate of turnover of any industry (even more than retail—they come in at 13.2% and 13%, respectively).

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Topics: technical hiring, HR insights