Recruiting tech talent is hard, but that's why we're here

How to hire developers from the Balkans

Shock news alert number 1: not all developers are the same. (Even if IT Crowd and Silicon Valley try to convince you otherwise). Shock news alert number 2: a developer from the Balkans won’t necessarily have the same reasons to relocate as someone from London, the U.S. or Turkey.   Your hiring strategy should change depending […]
How we're processing your data under the GDPR

How we’re processing and storing your data under the GDPR

Drum roll please… We’re GDPR (Giant Data Pain in the Rear-end) compliant! There have been highs, lows, deletions and even a brand new website, but after several late nights and a worrying amount of abbreviation-related jokes, we are very happy to announce that we’ve been GDPR’d. As a tech recruitment company, we process a lot […]
how to use data to find and hire developers

How to use data to find and hire developers (data for dummies)

As a recruiter, you’re in a privileged position. Data is worth its weight in gold, and you have a treasure trove that’s as full as Jemaine Clement’s “Shiny” crab cave. (If the metaphor has confused you, watch Moana immediately).  As long as you’ve obtained the data legally and gained the candidates’ consent (yes, we’re talking […]
candidate experience KPIs

The only candidate experience KPIs you need to measure

Experience is a tricky thing to measure. It’s subjective, it’s hard to quantify, and the memory of it fades with time (or with alcohol). But candidate experience should be at the forefront of everything we do as recruiters. Experience might not be as easy to calculate as the number of CVs sent, or as financially […]
change job descriptions to hire more women in tech

8 ways to change job descriptions to hire more women in tech

“Are you an expert hacker with 5 years experience in Node.JS? Do you have what it takes to work in Berlin’s most exciting, fast-paced, high-powered startup? If you play as hard as you work, and want to round off another kick-ass day with free dinner and beers on the terrace, this job is for you. […]
hire more women in tech: improve candidate experience

How to hire more women in tech: Improve candidate experience

Women in tech are like gold dust: hard to find and incredibly valuable! Recruiters and HR managers should therefore be doing everything they can to encourage female candidate to apply for new roles, stick with the recruitment process and accept Europe’s best tech jobs. We spoke to 74 women working in tech, and only 19.3% thought recruitment […]