Why recruiters are still relevant in the Digital Age

Things have changed for recruiters: the access to information on candidates and candidates themselves are now available to employers. Employers can directly fish for candidates online through Linkedin, Google, Applicant Tracking Systems (ATS) and other commercial platforms.

So why would you need a recruiter anymore? Taking into account the fact that YBorder thrives thanks to its network of professional tech headhunters, we offer you today 5 reasons why recruiters are still relevant and what makes a great recruiter in the digital age. (more…)

Five myths about coding

Sometimes, I get upset at all the hype that tech receives and the misinformation that gets created around it. One that really bothers me is the current trend to get everyone to become a coder as if it was a necessary skill for the world of tomorrow  Рand anyone who would think otherwise is wrong.

So here are 5 commons statements, blasted over social media channels and mass media, that we need to critically assess and get rid of our social media channels. (more…)

How to overcome your tech recruitment problems in the US

In recent years it has become evident that the misbalance between open tech positions and available qualified software developers in the USA is not a myth but an uncomfortable reality: According to research conducted with 760 employers across the United States and Canada, 83 percent of all companies reported a shortage of software development professionals, due mostly to the lack of qualified local talent. The numbers for 2020 are even more alarming: IDC research suggests that in 2020, 6 million IT jobs will be available in the US but only 3 million qualified candidates. But how to solve this issue?