According to Glassdoor, it takes 120 candidates to fulfill a single engineering position compared to 86 candidates for an average position. It's more important now than ever for companies to optimize their hiring processes to retain and hire the best software engineers.
Software engineers are in high demand from coast to coast.
We analyzed a pool of 3,000 Backend Software Engineering candidates while performing a search for talent for a large consumer company and uncovered trends in the hiring process about what made candidates stick with the company and—on the flip side—what caused them to become disinterested and drop off. Here's are the top recruiting strategies for Backend Software Engineering based on our analysis: