Artima has released a PrePrint(TM) (early access) edition of a new book by Sean Landis that tackles the difficult problem of hiring software professionals. Hiring great software professionals is hard. Most companies need help, but few books exist on this specific topic.
This book presents a fresh approach that is tested by fire: developed by the author in over twenty years of experience hiring software professionals at both small companies and large. Drawing on principles from the "agile" software development movement, this book offers a different way to think about hiring.
This book offers specific and practical techniques to help you hire better now. It also gives your hiring staff a model for continuously improving individual and organizational hiring skills. As you become more skilled in hiring, you will appreciate this book in new ways. Get your hiring team on the same page when it comes to hiring. This book is a must have reference for anyone involved in hiring software professionals.