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.