Sherri Vokey posted a review of “Hiring the Best Knowledge Workers, Techies & Nerds” at on my desk :: Hiring the Best: Knowledge Workers, Techies & Nerds. I was pleasantly surprised when she said
…Part I perhaps offers the most valuable contribution. It covers developing a hiring strategy, analyzing the job and writing job descriptions for IT-related work. In my limited experience, these are the most challenging aspects of the whole process, and those that require more work and attention: defining the job's requirements (both technical and non-technical) and writing clear job descriptions. No techie-hiring library manager should be without a valuable resource like this!
Thanks, Sherry. I realized I hadn't blogged about hiring strategy, so I'll start a series about hiring strategies.