Decoding the Myths and Realities of Hiring Tech Talent

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Myths

Source: This survey was conducted in 2018 by StackOverflow with over 1 lac developers and 25K of them were my Asia.

Did you know that 14% of the team at Google is made up of people who’ve never gone to college?

Google’s Senior VP of People Operations, Laszlo Bock, described test scores and grade point averages as “worthless as criteria for hiring” based on an internal study of tens of thousands of Google interviews.

he further adds students are “conditioned to succeed” in academic environments, and that success doesn’t necessarily translate to a workplace environment.

It is to plan upcoming hire before it hurts. Let’s see the data

It roughly takes around 2 months to close an open job position
Atif sharing his insights

Reality

I mean, what do we want? A Full Stack Developer? Or we want Chuck Norris. :)

We don’t want jack of all trades but we want master of few!

Remember, Programmers are the most priced commodity at this point around the world.

45% of the recruiters think that sourcing is big pain, according to Tech recruiting report by HackerRank — 2018

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