Category: Hiring Science

Hit 2019 Running: The New Year’s Checklist for Developers

Whether or not you’re a person that gets excited about the prospect of New Year’s resolutions and new beginnings, you’ve got to admit there’s a positive energy in the air come January. People are rested, happy, and ready to get down to planning their year. They’ve refocused professionally and personally, and this is often the …

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Billion-Dollar Tech Expansions in 2019: How to Land a Role with a Tech Giant

2018 has been a wild ride for the US tech giants. Apple, Alphabet, Amazon, and Microsoft have been battling it out to become the world’s most valuable company, engaging in a flurry of activity to grow their businesses even further. Judging by recent news, this trend will extend into 2019 too: just this week, both …

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The Power of 11 Weeks: A Digital Marketing Internship

Just Start Somewhere Ever since I can remember, I knew I was destined to work in some field of marketing or advertising. I’ve always had an entrepreneurial mindset, first putting it into use in the fifth grade when I decided to start my own bottle cap necklace business. I had no idea what marketing was …

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Why do we pay Technical Recruiters?

As a person with a hand in the tech world – whether on the hiring or working side – you’ll know firsthand that tech recruitment is a terribly complex field. Tech recruiters are undoubtedly driven and talented people who apply a variety of skills each day in an attempt to achieve the best result for …

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How To: Hire Your First Software Engineer

Medium, Airbnb, Quora, Slack, Buffer, Snapchat… These startup success stories were able to be written thanks to hiring choices made in the early days of those companies. Without the appropriate technical talent to execute on a nascent startup idea, very few startups are able to get off the ground. Finding your initial engineer can be …

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AI in Recruitment: Friend or Foe?

An amplification of our shared human intelligence, AI is changing the world around us and helping our civilization to flourish in new ways. But it isn’t without risk. Used improperly, AI can become a wildly destructive force. Take the use of AI in recruitment: used unthinkingly it can reinforce the bias it was built to …

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Quick Guide: Internships

The Search This fall, I have been lucky enough to have the opportunity to intern with Code Pilot in downtown Austin. I’m even more lucky that this internship is allowing me to pursue, explore, and learn more about exactly what I want to do, digital marketing. Finding this internship was not easy, but now I …

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How to Get a Job Using Data Science

Many companies struggle with tech recruitment and we know it’s becoming an issue for you to find the perfect job. In fact, research from the Manpower Group shows that companies around the world find tech positions are the second-most difficult roles to fill. This is problematic and it means that talent shortages are now at …

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