Hire andretaindevelopers

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Hire andretaindevelopers

  1. 1. Debbie Madden EVP, Cyrus Innovation Organizer, NY Intrapreneur: Innovation in the Enterprise
  2. 2. We are in the middle of aTech Talent War in NYC
  3. 3. You need to increasedevelopment capacity at your organization
  4. 4. Big and small brands havemade NYC their development home of choice
  5. 5. You’re looking for ways to attract A-list developers
  6. 6. 1 2 3Develop a Strategic Plan Find a Match Retain Your Team
  7. 7. Develop astrategic plan 1
  8. 8. Identify your need
  9. 9. Define success to win
  10. 10. Identify elimination factors
  11. 11. Create the perfect job description
  12. 12. Map out the criticalinterview path
  13. 13. Exercise: Map the critical path
  14. 14. Ensure your most expensive part of the interview is attended by only the most qualified candidates
  15. 15. 1:1 Mapping
  16. 16. Develop astrategic planFind a Match 2
  17. 17. Interviewing –Do’s and Don’t’s
  18. 18. Do: Know Where to Find Good Developers
  19. 19. •Generic job boards - Craigslist, StackOverflow, 37Signals•Technology specific: RubyNow.com•Mailing lists: start a discussion, post a job•Events – hosting, speaking, organizing, career fairs, GA, Hacker Union, Meetups
  20. 20. • Github – githire.com• Headhunters• Referrals /Your Network• Form a synergistic group that doesn’t compete (ex: 1 front end, 1 DB, 1 back end, location)• Sourcing
  21. 21. • Outsourcing – Consulting firm (like Cyrus), offshore, nearshore, freelancer• Coroflot – for designers• WhiteTruffle – for startups• Social media – twitter, linkedin (better for senior roles), facebook
  22. 22. Do: Interview for Integrity
  23. 23. Don’t: Take for granted that someone can code well
  24. 24. Don’t: Ask A Developer to Commit more than you
  25. 25. Do: Discuss The Tough Things First
  26. 26. Don’t: Ask IllegalInterview Questions
  27. 27. Do: Score your candidates
  28. 28. Do: Score after each step
  29. 29. Do: Iterate + / Delta Five Whys
  30. 30. Make a Job Offer
  31. 31. Know when to go all-in
  32. 32. For those that aren’t a match
  33. 33. Develop astrategic planFind a MatchRetain Your Team 3
  34. 34. Align youremployees
  35. 35. Promote values and a shared mission
  36. 36. Recognize alignment
  37. 37. Know when to fold
  38. 38. Build a greatplace to work
  39. 39. What developers want1.Room for growth of skills/knowledge2.High caliber team3.Positive organization structure4.Opportunity to learn5.Control over own work
  40. 40. What developers want6. Excitement about company’s products7. Convenient commute8. High base compensation 93% of developers would accept an offer of at least 10% less in comp from a company who better fit these criteria
  41. 41. Create meaningful work
  42. 42. Give and receive timely feedback
  43. 43. Show progress by achieving small visible wins
  44. 44. 1 2 3Develop a Strategic Plan Find a Match Retain Your Team
  45. 45. Debbie Madden EVP, Cyrus Innovation Organizer, NY Intrapreneur: Innovation in the Enterprise @debbiemadden200 debbiemadden.blogspot.com dmadden@cyrusinnovation.com

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