"Tech empathy": how to successfully recruit developers

HR should move away from the "years of experience" obsession and keyword matching, says Gilles Scheuren, matched.io. Tech empathy is required.

The other day I overheard a conversation between two developers, "I'm a Node full stack developer. Why is he asking me if I use Maven and Spring Boot in my daily work?". If you don't find the question funny, please read on. Maybe there are annoying questions after all. Is it ignorance? Ignorance? Or is it simply a lack of willingness and ability to empathize with the minds, work and hearts of developers? Is there a lack of tech empathy? An opinion piece without ... Continue reading (in German)

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