No one can deny that recruiting tech talent is challenging. It can feel like there is a shortage of available programmers in the market, and the good ones get hired before you can get to them. This problem is only exacerbated when we look at the hiring trends for 2020 - low unemployment and high demand. That’s why it is so important to consider everyone you connect with, and the best way to optimize your recruiting efforts is by screening the best ones. It’s essential to increasing your overall candidate quality.
Don’t be fooled; when you’re interviewing a top UI / UX designer, you’re as much in the hot seat as they are.
Why are you in the hot seat?
While demand for digital designers has surged in recent years, the supply of top-notch candidates hasn’t grown at the same rate. Everyone is on the hunt for the best design talent. This means top User Interface (UI) and User Experience (UX) designers are getting the pick of the litter when it comes to what projects to take on. You have to bring your A-game to differentiate yourself in the recruitment process. This guide will help you position yourself to land the top talent.
Too often hiring managers spend months attempting to find the perfect employee, which is next to impossible. Instead, they should be focusing on finding people who will do both a good job and work well inside of their businesses - the right hire.
Unfortunately, most businesses approach hiring the wrong way and are either left with a lot of vacancies or employees that just don’t fit in. The worst thing that employers can do is just leave a job opening unfilled while hoping to one day find the perfect person to fill it. In reality, the perfect candidate that they are looking for is either already working somewhere else or just doesn’t exist!