As many tech entrepreneurs and startup founders well know, recruiting software engineers isn’t easy. In fact, it’s often a case of all out war.
OpenView’s report, “How to Win the War for Top Tech Talent,” helps address this issue by sharing the firm’s deep experience recruiting software engineers for more than 20 expansion-stage technology companies around the country. That experience is also bolstered by our findings from a recent proprietary survey of hundreds of software engineers and technical recruiters nationwide.
Discover the Secrets to Overcoming Those Challenges and Landing Top Talent
By reading this report, you will uncover:
- Which tools and tactics — beyond LinkedIn and job boards — technical recruiters should be using to aid in their searches for software engineers
- How to get software engineers to respond to outreach by using the messaging and tactics that resonate most with them
- What competitive compensation for software engineers looks like across the country
- Which factors determine whether or not software engineers will stay with a company long term
The bottom line is that tech companies and recruiters need to be highly creative and proactive when it comes to sourcing, engaging, and hiring software engineers. You have to implement strategies that allow you to network and build a great name for your company, and then push the right buttons with the right engineers to pique their interest in joining your team. If you can do that, you will begin to build a team of engineers that others will notice and want to be part of. Ultimately, that’s how the war for talent is won.
Get all of the insights and survey results by downloading your free copy of the report. Simply enter your e-mail address in the green box on the right-hand side of your screen.