40-50 questions. simple drop downs, Y/N questions. recruiter saves gobs of time
“HackerRank for Software Managers” (Quantifiable depth/breadth/skills/experience) Intuitive and practical decomposition of the complexity of the role into a simplified user interface that is searchable and includes relevancy and recency of skills Proprietary algorithm that quantifies software managers and compares key attributes for simple comparisons and specific searches Free centralized community for job seekers Recruiters pay to have access to software manager classification algorithm, forces them to post link to job posting and immediately notifies all community members Accuracy in describing specific types of CTOs, VPs of Engineering, startup engineering managers, and tech leads will command a premium for both recruiters and job seekers.
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Recruiters and Hiring Managers
Software managers are the most difficult roles to hire
Keyword searches waste time for any role with great
breadth and depth of skills and experience
Hard to decipher job postings to find appropriate job
Spammed by recruiters. Recency of skills, how hands-
on, and level of management not obvious on a resume
SaaS designed for tech leaders (CTOs to 1st time
Eliminate job descriptions. Simple, standard, insanely
searchable experience in the Key Pillars (PPTPE)
Recruiters enter needs (drop downs, checkboxes), gets
auto-written job description, posts wherever and gets
Community members notified if they match a job
immediately after job need created
Software Managers Recruiters and Hiring
WHO THEY ARE
WHAT THEY WANT
Custom URL Metrics/Tracking
Free $$$ / yr
Exclusive Online Profile More Managers Hired
Anyone who hires software leaders. 500K recruiters in US
First: Independent recruiters. Small company hiring managers.
Next: recruiting firms with site licensing option
Pillars will seed candidates then grow organically as job
descriptions include link back to pillars.io to qualify candidates.
gild.com focuses on developers and does a lot more but
charges $25K a year for its one stop recruiting tool
Independent recruiter or hiring manager: $200/mo or $2000/yr
Tech Co-Founder: Bernie Graham
CEO: Brian Link
Software Tech Leader for 20+ years. Startup advisor.
CTO at Digg, Toobla, ShapeUp, NSBGroup. Many
leadership roles in 13 years of consulting
Full-stack programmer + MBA. Lean startup advocate.
LAMP for 15 years. CTO at BrainRush and ePlay. Built
successful software consultancy.
Validation. Why wouldn’t it work? Be critical
Tell tech friends or hirers to sign up: JoinPillars.com
Pricing model opinions. Pay to see candidates? Only
pay (a %) on successful hires?
Intros to technical recruiters that place managers