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The usual hiring process is about as exciting as watching paint dry. Resumé, interview, resumé, interview — but hey, let’s jazz things up a bit. Beyond the CV, those squishy-sounding soft skills—communication, leadership, learning agility, resilience—those are the “essential skills” that make a candidate stellar. So grab a coffee, my friend, because we’re about to dive into the nitty-gritty of how you pick your dream tech employee from the ocean of average Joe’s out there.
If you’re thinking of leveling up your hiring game with some pre-hire assessment tools, you’re in luck. Here are the top 5 tools that offer nifty evaluations:
So go ahead, make your hiring process as 21st century as your company. And by the way, collaborating with a company like TurnKey can help you map out the skills and expertise required for each role, ensuring you’re targeting the right candidates.
Ah, LinkedIn: the bread and butter of recruitment, where everyone’s a “passionate, goal-oriented team player.” But hey, did you know there are other places to find talent? It’s true; some even allow profile pictures that haven’t been retouched to within an inch of their life. Let’s dive in.
So, you could just hit up TurnKey, where we throw you a fishing rod equipped with sonar, GPS, and a little thing we like to call ‘guaranteed results.’ By the way, TurnKey became the #1 offshore tech staffing firm for a reason, and that reason is, well, all here.
You know it’s necessary, but dear lord, could it be any more drudging? Worry not, my friend. We’re about to drop some facts and laughs to turn that frown upside-down:
Why Traditional Interviews Are Outdated? According to a Harvard Business Review article, technical interviews often don’t predict job performance. They might as well be asking candidates to solve a Rubik’s cube blindfolded.
Alternative Interview Techniques
Do you know the reason TurnKey leads as the #1 offshore tech staffing firm? Because we’re obsessively customer-centric, continually innovative, and fervently focused on quality. Our entrepreneurial mindset has revolutionized interviews, making them less about grueling grilling and more about true talent discovery and fit. Time to ditch the status quo and hop on the TurnKey train. Choo Choo! 🚂
Let’s hit you with some stats to show how critical this step is. According to a study by Glassdoor, a staggering 54% of employees claim they’d jump ship from their current jobs for a pay increase of 20% or less. Yes, money talks, but it ain’t the only game in town. A report by the Society for Human Resource Management (SHRM) reveals that 29% of workers consider “better benefits” as a top reason for quitting. So how do you craft an offer they can’t refuse? Let’s break it down:
Ready to make offers that have your candidates doing backflips? Give TurnKey a spin. We’re the masters at closing the deal so you don’t have to break a sweat. Let’s talk!
If you didn’t know, constantly looking for new developers is extremely expensive, so as soon as you find the right team, you need to learn how to retain it. Retaining a skilled and motivated tech team is crucial for long-term success and cost-effectiveness. Retention program from TurnKey labs.
Why should I consider working with TurnKey Labs?
TurnKey Labs is a Silicon Valley-based offshoring company that specializes in finding developers and programming teams for companies seeking remote talent. Their expertise in sourcing global tech talent can streamline your hiring process and help you connect with skilled professionals from around the world.
How can I ensure cultural fit when hiring globally?
While cultural fit is important, focusing on shared values and a passion for your company’s mission can bridge cultural gaps. Conduct thorough interviews to assess candidates’ alignment with your company’s vision and goals.
What are some trusted sources with tech hiring statistics?
For reliable insights into tech hiring trends and statistics, check out sources like the Stack Overflow Developer Survey and the LinkedIn Talent Blog.
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