Agile Hiring

This book presents a fresh approach that is tested by fire: developed by the author in over twenty years of experience hiring software professionals at both small companies and large. Drawing on principles from the “agile” software development movement, this book offers a different way to think about hiring.

This book offers specific and practical techniques to help you hire better now. It also gives your hiring staff a model for continuously improving individual and organizational hiring skills. As you become more skilled in hiring, you will appreciate this book in new ways. Get your hiring team on the same page when it comes to hiring. This book is a must have reference for anyone involved in hiring software professionals.

Table of contents
Contents viii
Acknowledgments xi
Introduction xiii
1. Foundations 22
2. Define the Target 39
3. Reviewing Resumes 44
4. Phone Interviews 106
5. On-site Interviews 155
6. Closing the Deal 192
7. Parting Thoughts 207
A. Valuable behaviors to look for in an interview candidate 209
Bibliography 211
About the Author 213

Book Details

  • Paperback: 213 pages
  • Publisher: Artima Inc (March 2011)
  • Language: English
  • ISBN-10: 0981531636
  • ISBN-13: 978-0981531632
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