Smart and Gets Things Done
Joel Spolsky's Concise Guide to Finding the Best Technical Talent

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A "good" programmer can outproduce five, ten, and sometimes more run-of-the-mill programmers. The secret to success for any software company then is to hire the good programmers. But how to do that? In Joel on Hiring, Joel Spolsky draws from his experience both at Microsoft and running his own successful software company based in New York City. He writes humorously, but seriously about his methods for sorting resumes, for finding great candidates, and for interviewing, in person and by phone. Joel’s methods are not complex, but they do get to the heart of the matter: how to recognize a great developer when you see one.

  1. Hitting the High Notes
  2. Finding Great Developers
  3. A Field Guide to Developers
  4. Sorting Resumes
  5. The Phone Screen
  6. The Guerrilla Guide to Interviewing
  7. Fixing Suboptimal Teams

Joel Spolsky is the #1 ranked blogger in the technical space, is widely quoted even in the mainstream media (for example Smart Money and the Wall Street Journal)

Joel Spolsky is well-known in his field, notably because of his Joelonsoftware.com website

He has a large and devoted following, all his previous books have been best sellers with back list appeal

Appeal will be broad. Managers will buy the book to learn how to hire better. Programmers will buy the book to better learn how to be hired