The CTO Role in 2013

Posted on February 5, 2013. Filed under: CIO, Interviews, Recruiting, Resumes, Technology | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

toon907The role of CTO has changed over the years. As a result, companies are looking for different skill sets today compared with 15 or 20 years ago when recruiting a new CTO.
Join us to discuss this topic in our next Tech Career Forum twitter chat on Wednesday 2/6 at 3pm Eastern by using the hashtag #TCFchat.

Here are the discussion points:

1) What is the role of the CTO today, and how is it different from 20 years ago?

2) What skill sets are companies and recruiters looking for in a CTO?

3) How much emphasis should a CTO candidate place on technology? On business leadership?

4) Are there any qualifications that can really help to differentiate a CTO candidate in today’s market?

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Tech Recruiting Do’s and Don’ts for 2013

Posted on January 31, 2013. Filed under: CIO, Interviews, Recruiting, Resumes, Technology | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

hr17On Wednesday 1/30 at 3pm ET, we’re talked about working with a technical recruiter for this year. This included some things that really turn recruiters off when reviewing a resume and when conducting an interview. It also included things that get recruiters excited.

So you can check out the full Storify recap. You can also post comments here or directly on the Tech Career Forum LinkedIn page.

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Tech Recruiting Do’s and Don’ts for 2013

Posted on January 29, 2013. Filed under: CIO, Interviews, Recruiting, Resumes, Technology | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , |

hr15For some candidates, particularly in the IT and technical fields, recruiting is a mystery. They are not sure what to make of the process, the people involved, and the expected outcomes. But the most common questions surround what to do and what not to do when engaging a recruiter. So on Wednesday 1/30 at 3pm ET, we’re going to talk tech recruiting on #TCFchat on twitter.

Here are the discussion points:

1) What are the biggest resume No-No’s that turn off a recruiter?

2) What types of things on a resume really deliver a strong, positive impact to a recruiter?

3) What are the biggest phone screen or interview No-No’s with a recruiter?

4) What are some things a candidate can verbalize in a phone screen or interview to get a recruiter excited?

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