Finding Your Next Employee in a Job-Seeker’s Market

Posted by on Monday, November 7th, 2016 and is filed under .

sylvia-garner-headshot-300dpiToday, with the unemployment rate for software developers  between 1-2 percent, we’ve had to come up with a whole new hiring process.

These days there are many online options available to job seekers. Based on our budgetary and business requirements, my company selected LinkedIn, and the cost was less than $500 per month. We ran our ad for two months and received about 70 applications.

I miss the days of finding a new employee within three days. However, with online tools like LinkedIn, small companies can find qualified employees, even in a highly competitive market such as software development.

For more tips, click here to read my full column in this week’s FLORIDA TODAY.



Sylvia Garner is President of DragonPoint Software, founded in 1988 and specializing in designing and developing custom software applications that meet unique business needs. Sylvia has served as a board member and IGNITE mentor with weVENTURE.