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Is Coding a ‘Language’ Recruiters Should Know?


Is coding a ‘language’ recruiters should know? It depends – if you [recruiter] plan to specialize in technology recruitment -I’d say it’s a good idea to learn.

What exactly should recruiters know about coding?

There’s lots of software code in the world – Google alone has more than 2 billion lines of code in its repository.  So, the idea of learning a variety of coding languages can be a bit daunting. Getting a little coding experience under your belt as a recruiter in tech is an incredibly valuable skill to have.

Why?  For starters one major advantage I’ve had to to learning about the fundamentals of code – higher response rate from potential hires.



Chris is a digital marketing and publishing whizz by trade, having worked alongside the Automotive, Information Security and Software Asset Management sectors.

Specialising in data analysis and social media, he combines an analytical approach with a creative flair to achieve the best results. With a keen interest in Technology and Politics, Chris is constantly on the look-out for the latest stories around change and innovation.

As a lover of all things innovative, he has developed a keen eye for spotting the latest trends and hot topics. He sources and reads the latest news and thought-leadership articles from the world of recruitment before sharing them with the social media population.


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