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How to hire top technical talent
Monday, October 28, 2019 by Richard Harris
We recently spoke with Maria Chung, VP of People at HackerRank about hiring technical talent. HackerRank is a technology hiring platform that is the standard for assessing developer skills for over 1,500+ companies around the world. The current methods for technical interviewing fall flat when it comes to showcasing a candidate’s true skills. By enabling...
Want to work as a freelancer, your not alone
Tuesday, October 4, 2016 by Richard Harris
In this day and age, to not need a secured biweekly salary of a 9-5 job is akin to winning the career lottery. Well, it may not be quite as rare, given that there are currently 53 million Americans who are currently freelancers, which represent just 34% of the total U.S. labor force, but one can say this is indeed the dream of most Americans in the labor force. The dema...
VMWare, Pinterest, Intel and Others Commit to Make Hiring Practices More Inclusive
Saturday, June 25, 2016 by Stuart Parkerson
As part of the Silicon Valleys Global Entrepreneurship Summit, 30 companies have committed to including more inclusive technology hiring practices as part of the Tech-Inclusion initiative. The companies are pledging to taking the following actions:- Implement and publish company-specific goals to recruit, retain, and advance diversetechnology ta...
One in Five Companies in the US Plan to Expand IT Departments in Second Half of 2016
Friday, June 24, 2016 by Stuart Parkerson
A recent survey by Robert Half Technology, IT Hiring Forecast and Local Trend Report, indicates that 21% of CIO’s are planning to expand their technology hiring in the second half of 2016. The hiring forecast is based on telephone interviews with over 2,500 CIOs from 25 major U.S. markets who were asked to provide a six-month hiring outlook.The survey shows that sixty-t...
Hired Releases Report on Wage Inequality in the Technology Industry
Tuesday, May 3, 2016 by Stuart Parkerson
Hired.com has released a new, in-depth report on the state of wage inequality for the technology industry. The report was made possible through Hired’s deep visibility into the salaries that men and women ask for and what companies, in turn, offer them.Hired used its large salary data set to analyze technology hiring across gender, location, role and company type. The d...
Toptal Purchases Skillbridge Technology Hiring Platform
Friday, April 22, 2016 by Richard Harris
Toptal has acquired the Skillbridge platform which offers an on-demand technology hiring platform. The acquisition of Skillbridge move Toptal beyond working with freelance developers and designers to also represent technology consultants, accountants, statisticians and other specialists in areas such as market research, financial modeling, and due diligence. The Sk...