How to Hire Great Software Engineers

In a world that increasingly runs on code, finding and hiring great software engineers is a constraint that is shared between all organizations whether they are a tech giant or a small startup. Unfortunately, many organizations do not understand that there is a huge difference between software engineering and talent acquisition. Organizations commonly ask their best engineers to be involved in the interview process of finding new engineers. But, great engineers are not necessarily great at identifying top talent and helping them find a path into your organization.

This talk to shares the lessons learned by an organization when it decided to focus on hiring as a top priority:
* The difference between a job description and a job ad
* The complexity of sourcing channels
* How to create a hiring process that is objective and removes bias
* How to train engineers to be great at hiring
* How to create a great candidate experience whilst hiring

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