Randy Shoup discusses several important aspects of engineering cultures: hiring and retention, ownership and collaboration, quality and discipline, and learning and experimentation.
Pete Soderling presents tactics an engineer can use to successfully attract the best developers, explaining how to effectively tell the story of your product & tech to attract the best and brightest.
The speakers tell stories on recruiting technical people: what they do, what drives their decisions, and why they feel it's important to leave recruitment completely in the hands of the HR department.
Martijn Verburg and Zoe Slattery explain how to make the best use of community resources to find the ideal employee as well as sharing some horror stories.
Trisha Gee and Dan North explain how to effectively assess job candidates, treating them fairly and evenhandedly, gathering evidence to support a hiring, or passing, decision.