Smart and Gets Things Done
A guide to attracting, recruiting, interviewing, and hiring the best technical talent.
- A comprehensive system for hiring top?notch technical employees
- Packed with useful information and specific advice written in a breezy, humorous style
- Learn how to find great people?and get them to work for you?in an afternoon!
The top software developers are ten times more productive than average developers. Ten times. You can?t afford not to hire them. But if you haven?t been reading Joel Spolsky?s books or blog, you probably don?t know how to find them and make them want to work for you.
In this brief book, Joel reveals all his secrets?from his years at Microsoft, and as the co?founder of Fog Creek Software?for recruiting the best developers in the world.
If you?ve ever wondered what you should be looking for in a resume, if you?ve ever struggled to decide whether to hire someone at the end of an interview, or if you?re wondering why you can?t find great programmers, stop everything and read this book.
Joel Spolsky is the #1 ranked blogger in the technical space, is widely quoted even in the mainstream media (for example Smart Money and the Wall Street Journal)Joel Spolsky is well-known in his field, notably because of his Joelonsoftware.com websiteHe has a large and devoted following, all his previous books have been best sellers with back list appealAppeal will be broad. Managers will buy the book to learn how to hire better. Programmers will buy the book to better learn how to be hired