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Check Out the Dice Recruiter Chrome Extension Update You may have heard of Chrome Extensions, which layer additional information onto Webpages visited via the Google Chrome browser. Lots… continue…
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Using Dribbble to Source Candidates Dribbble is a portfolio Website that gives creatives and Web developers the ability to show off their work in design,… continue…
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Mistakes to Avoid When Crafting Messages to Talent How can you avoid some of the mistakes that recruiters make when crafting messages to passive tech talent? In the… continue…

Check Out the Dice Recruiter Chrome Extension Update

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You may have heard of Chrome Extensions, which layer additional information onto Webpages visited via the Google Chrome browser. Lots of developers use these browser extensions to enhance Website experiences for their users, and Dice is no different with its Dice Recruiter Chrome Extension. When a recruiter searches for tech talent across hundreds of sites on the Web, the Chrome Extension will automatically serve up a candidate’s Open Web profile whenever a match is found. The Chrome Extension is particularly valuable… continue…

Using Dribbble to Source Candidates

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Dribbble is a portfolio Website that gives creatives and Web developers the ability to show off their work in design, UI, UX, HTML5, WordPress, Photoshop, Illustrator, and more. The site is an ideal showcase for design, which in turn allows recruiters to assess the talent of individual designers. Hiring managers really care about designers’ portfolios and examples of their work, and Dribbble represents a great resource for collecting samples. “I use Dribbble more to check out candidates’ work and look… continue…

Mistakes to Avoid When Crafting Messages to Talent

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How can you avoid some of the mistakes that recruiters make when crafting messages to passive tech talent? In the new eBook I produced with Dice, The Definitive Guide to Engaging Top Tech Candidates, there’s a checklist of things to leave off your next email to a promising candidate: Do not send out anything that resembles a mass email (or BCC them, so that it appears they are one of many engineers receiving the message). Do not send a traditional job… continue…

August 2015: Fastest-Growing States for Tech Jobs

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The fastest-growing state for technology jobs this year so far isn’t California – where Silicon Valley’s legion of startups and well-established tech firms continue to dominate headlines – and it isn’t New York, Texas or any of the other handful of states that have aggressively been trying to generate tech-related PR buzz over the past several months. In fact, it’s Minnesota, that stalwart northern state which, according to data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, saw the size of… continue…

7 Tips for Tech Recruiting on Twitter

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Tech pros are extremely active on Twitter, but recruiting them via the social network can prove a tricky business. Here are some quick tips for doing so, courtesy of Dice’s 7 Steps to a Tech Recruiting Strategy for Twitter: 1. Develop a Twitter Recruiting Mission Statement Think about how your Twitter handle’s image, text, and tone can convey your helpfulness to tech pros. You want to Tweet relevant content that resonates with the audience. If you’re curious about what sort… continue…

Tech Unemployment Dips (Again)

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The technology industry’s unemployment rate dipped again in the second quarter of 2015, to 2.1 percent, according to new data from the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS). That’s a slight decline from the 2.3 percent posted in the first quarter of the year, and compares favorably to the overall U.S. labor market, where the unemployment rate stood at 5.5 percent in the second quarter. Preliminary BLS data suggests that total average layoffs and discharges for April and May (the… continue…

‘Likely to Switch’ Can Change Your Recruiting Game

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At Dice, we’re constantly looking for ways to save our customers time when searching for top tech professionals. One path is using data science to find employment patterns, and utilizing these patterns to create predictive algorithms. Thanks to that work, you’re now able to see which candidates on our Open Web social recruiting platform are more likely to be open to a new job opportunity, giving you a valuable heads-up in this tight recruiting market. The feature is called Likely… continue…