• How Technology Killed Recruiting: > Any employer’s recruiting priority is to get great people into the talent pipeline and keep them there.

    Great read on why recruiting and hiring requires a human touch.

  • The Worst Conversation You’re Ever Going to Have: Rands’ breakdown of how to handle performance problems and the hopefully avoidable and rare case of firing a developer really boils down to Rule #1: It’s your fault.

  • Hiring the person they’ll become: While 37Signals’ Jason Fried is talking about designers in this piece, it’s even more true with developers.

    The developer you’re hiring is not the developer you’re interviewing; it’s the developer they’ll be in three years.