Books for software engineers and managers

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Books for Tech Recruiters

Technical recruiting demands curiosity, creativity, and world-class execution. These books will help both technical recruiters and hiring managers innovate and deliver, often borrowing from other domains like copywriting and product design.

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High Growth Handbook
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High Growth Handbook

Interviews with startup founders, CEOs, and other executives discussing high growth

Ask Me This Instead
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Ask Me This Instead

How to interview the company, not just having them interview you

Talent Development Books for Software Leaders
Talent Development Books for Software Leaders

Software engineering is about continuous learning

Books Explaining the Gender Gap in Software Engineering
Books Explaining the Gender Gap in Software Engineering

Exploring why we don’t see more women in software development

Women in Tech
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Women in Tech

Advice for women joining the tech industry

How Google Works
How Google Works

Practical advice on product strategy and people management

Never Split the Difference
Never Split the Difference

Practical guide to everyday negotiations

Traction
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Traction

Broad introduction to 19 channels for gaining traction

Brotopia
Brotopia

The book I wish everyone would read before pontificating about how to get more women into tech

First, Break All the Rules
First, Break All the Rules

Leveraging talent to drive individual and team performance

Range
Range

Developing expertise through sampling periods, slow learning, and breadth

Technical Recruiting & Hiring
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Technical Recruiting & Hiring

Tactical guide to candidate evaluation and processing

Persuasive Copywriting
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Persuasive Copywriting

Practical copywriting tips highly applicable to recruiting and product development



Articles for Tech Recruiters

Who Killed the Junior Developer? Five Unusual Suspects.

An investigation into who killed the junior developer job market