My book about hiring, Hiring The Best Knowledge Workers, Techies & Nerds: The Secrets & Science Of Hiring Technical People is available, as of today. (I don’t have my copy yet, and my reviewers don’t have their copies yet either. I’m hoping to be able to ship to my reviewers on Friday.)
I firmly believe that people are the foundation to any project’s or technical organization’s success. And it’s not easy to determine what kinds of people you need. In the book, I walk the hiring manager or team through ways to think about the kinds of people you need, how to find them, interview them, make an offer, and what to do if you can’t find the people you need.
I’m speaking at the Software Development conference this week, and the book will be at the speaker bookstore. In addition to my experiential session, Interviewing with Ease, I’m presenting two standard talks: pragmatic metrics and management lessons learned. If you’re in Boston this week, come over and say hi. I’ll be thrilled to sign the book — I even bought a new purple pen 🙂