CategoryRecruiting & HR
make them feel specialGeneric mass-emails go straight
to the trash. Stand out fromcompetitors by acknowledging their
background or skillset.
products matterBeyond compensation, software
engineers are attracted to innovativetechnology, services or products.Make sure yours are appealing.
For more best practices on recruiting software engineers, visit www.glassdoor.com/employers/resources to download
The Resourceful Recruiters Guide to Recruiting Software Engineers
Source: 1Glassdoor survey conducted between Feb. 12 and Feb. 19, 2014. Results basedon answers provided by 1,400+ software engineers identified as being employed full-time.
transparency is No.181% value when a recruiter
is upfront about the pros and consof a job or company.1
offer opportunities for growth76% would leave their current
employer for a companythat offered more career mobility.1
online job boards71% of software engineers hearabout job opportunities on onlinejob boards (including Glassdoor).1
money isnt everything52% would likely to accept
less money to work at acompany with a great culture.1
25% say they plan to look for newwork in the next 3 months.1
know when they are most likely to jump ship
respond to reviews97% read company
reviews before acceptinga job offer.1
65% say social media outreach from other software engineersat the hiring company is an effective way to learn about open positions.1
make it personalInstead of blindly reaching
out on LinkedIn, try a first touchvia a personal blog.