What's still wrong with tech hiring

Hiring for Tech
February 15, 2021

A pencil snapped in half

Tech hiring is still broken, but it doesn’t have to be. Image by moritz320 from Pixabay

Last year, I set out with a head full of disconnected thoughts about hiring and a vision to share those thoughts with a wider audience. The response has been positive and overwhelming, with the Hiring For Tech newsletter at over 50,000 subscribers as of today!

I’m only one person, so I haven’t yet changed the world of tech hiring yet. Plus, with hiring slowed down last year due to COVID, companies haven’t always invested in improving their process. We still have the same problems we always did:

If this feels like I’m repeating myself, it’s because I am. Over the last year, I’ve covered exactly how we need to improve hiring in tech, but we’re not making nearly enough progress. Now, there are two things that need to happen:

This is not the end of the journey for Hiring For Tech. The last year has only been the first step. Let’s making tech hiring better together!

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