Building a product in the technical recruiting space? Read this first.

Lately, a good number of people have asked me for feedback on their tech recruiting startup ideas, and I’ve noticed that I tend to ask the same questions and give the same advice over and over. Below, I’ve reproduced some of these things. At the end of the day, a lot of my advice is […]

Building an engineering internship program

ClickTime is a small 20 person, privately-held company that works on SaaS time and expense tracking. It’s not a startup, there are no high profile investors, and revenue growth, while consistent, is certainly not explosive. Intern salaries are significantly below what Facebook, Google, and other elite giants pay. There’s no fancy swag, no relo, no […]

What computer science knowledge/concepts do software engineers use on a daily basis?

For as long as I can remember, there’s been a disconnect between kinds of stuff people ask in software engineering interviews and the day-to-day work that software engineers do. As a recruiter and a former engineer, this disconnect is particularly salient because when I evaluate candidates I have to ask myself two separate questions: Will […]