- December 5, 2011
What makes a great software engineer and perhaps more importantly, what skills will most likely land you a sweet job? Mixtent and KISSMetrics analyzed LinkedIn data and surveyed users on perceptions of candidate skill levels based on their profiles and purported skill sets.
The key findings?
- Python engineers are perceived as better engineers
- Engineers with teamwork, dedication and a solid work ethic are perceived as better engineers. Creativity and communication skills are less valued.
- Ruby engineers are viewed a good front-end engineers (Rails?)
Hiring Managers – do you agree with the findings of this study? Do you find yourself making these kinds of decisions between candidates?
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