Boston Software Jobs: Where are They?

  A lot has changed since I first became a Boston software recruiter 30 years ago.  The hot skills, the salary levels, and the tools and techniques of sourcing and recruiting seem almost prehistoric to me. One thing in particular stands out: where the Boston software jobs actually are. Boston, Cambridge, Somerville, Allston, Brighton –…

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What Do Software Engineers Want?

The competition for good software engineers is fierce these days. Software engineering recruitment in Boston and NYC isn’t easy, and is a pain point for most growing companies. The perks that are being offered nowadays to lure good software candidates are extensive. It reminds me, frankly, of the dot-com bubble in the late 1990’s. Software…

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Ripe for Disruption

Software engineers love to look at established industries, processes, and markets, and to apply technology leverage to wring out the inefficiencies, friction, and bloat. When they’re done, huge financial value is created, and people’s lives improve in real ways. Countless companies and fortunes have been built on this approach, from eBay and Amazon in the…

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