Technical Recruiting

Paper chokes 900-degree feedback loop into hiring process

Paper does more to slow the hiring process than any other element. Managers are harried to meet deadlines and ship product, but most often serve as the gate-keeper who must approve resumes for a candidate to move ahead in the hiring process. It doesn’t matter how you qualify IT candidates, whether it is coding exercises, technical exams or a Manager or Team Lead doing a phone screen. If this step is triggered by a manager “approving” a resume, that firm is hamstrung by a 900-degree feedback loop that will unavoidably drag out the hiring process.

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