How We Hire Good Engineers, Faster

Caroline Handley
Apr 26 · 11 min read
Empty chairs at empty tables

Our Problems

Large Vacancy Count

This isn’t a stock image — it’s genuinely people who work here being happy at work :D

Poor Candidate Experience

A Bad Process

How We Fixed Things

Sharing the Workload — Making it visible

Applicant Diversity

Job Description

A Simple Candidate Entry Point — Our Microsite

Our microsite at https://roles.ft.com

Interview Process

Interview Panel Makeup

Conclusion

What Next?

FT Product & Technology

A blog by the Financial Times Product & Technology department.

Caroline Handley

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Principal Engineer at The Financial Times

FT Product & Technology

A blog by the Financial Times Product & Technology department.