If you’ve decided to explore the advantages of software outsourcing in Poland, the next step is hiring good software developers. You already know that it is worth outsourcing IT services to Poland, but finding qualified candidates and determining if they’re the right fit for your organization can be challenging. To help you to navigate these challenges, we’ve compiled a five-step guide to recruiting top IT talent.
IT companies in Poland typically use a variety of tools and resources to find the most relevant candidates. In particular, you may want to consider:
But if your job advertisements don’t pull in the right candidates or you simply want to look for software developers or other IT professionals yourself, you will need to go the extra mile. In other words, if the right candidates refuse to come to you (this usually holds true for the most qualified ones), you’ll have to go to them.
So if you’re wondering how to find good software developers in Poland, here are five steps to making your recruitment process more effective.
In other words, you should browse the platforms and message boards where developers share their knowledge or look for attractive jobs. The most popular websites include:
How can you make use of these websites for recruitment purposes? You can check user names and e-mail addresses and use them to find specific candidates on LinkedIn or to contact them directly. Of course, using Boolean and X-Ray searches will also prove useful here.
Other places where you can find ideal candidates include the websites where developers post their code. You can use such code repositories to check the code they’ve written and the projects they’ve worked on.
The most popular platform used by IT programmers is:
In addition, you may want to make use of various challenge-based platforms for coders:
If you want to find out more about the participation of Polish coders in coding competitions, you can read the article on Humeo’s blog:
You can use a dedicated website to post coding tasks for candidates to complete. Here are three examples of such platforms (the first two are very popular in Poland):
We recommend IT-leaders.pl because of the unique nature of this platform. Compared to classic job search websites, it is based on reverse recruitment, which is a model allowing you to reach out directly to candidates interested in specific positions. How does it work?
Inhire.io is a very similar platform. The only difference is that it uses algorithms to match job offers to IT professionals. The rest of the recruitment process looks the same as on IT-leaders.pl.
If you want to find candidates that will be a good fit for your company, you can set up an employee referral program.
As the saying goes, it’s a small world, so perhaps one of your employees knows a good software developer. Poland has plenty of highly-qualified IT specialists, and they rank high in global rankings (according to HackerRank, they currently rank third in the world, right after China and Russia). In other words, it is very likely that someone you know has worked with or met a good Polish developer and can recommend good candidates to you.
That’s all for now when it comes to the tips that I’ve wanted to share with you in this article. Most importantly, the solutions recommended here are very useful, and we’ve tested most of them in practice. Of course, we don’t use all of them on a daily basis, but they work very well in more complicated recruitment tasks and make the whole process a lot more effective. We hope you’ll find them useful too with finding good software developers.
We realize you may find some of these tools too complicated or time-consuming. If you don’t know how to find software developers in Poland or don’t have time to explore all these tools and resources, simply get in touch. We’ll be happy to take the hassle out of recruitment for you!
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