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Top 3 Tech Candidate Resume Database

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The Top 3 Tech Candidate Resume Database

LinkedIn

LinkedIn has become a necessity in the professional realm. With over 364 million members, LinkedIn has become the best way to find and connect with professional talent worldwide.  If you want to further your career LinkedIn is a vital part of how you could be discovered. According to a recent study, roughly about 92% of companies now use some form of social media to recruit potential employees.

Pros:

  • Largest talent pool available.
  • Find candidates worldwide.
  • It’s free to join!

Cons:

  • You can only view candidates within your network.
  • New policies limit the amount of searches an individual can run.
  • Message response time can take a while.
  • You must pay for additional functionality.

Dice

If you’re looking for a Tech Candidate, Dice is a definitely a must have. They have a rich resume database of over 1.5 million people, all them in the IT vertical. Weather you need an entry level developer or a Mastermind Software Architect, Dice will have it all. The new features allows you to connect with candidates thru different means. The New Open Web Search will link candidates social media, github, and etc to their profile.

Pros:

  • 5 million resume database
  • Easy to filter options that allow you to create a comprehensive search
  • Candidates can add links to social media profile (Open Web)

Cons:

  • Price
  • View Limits and increasing view limits can be a little pricey
  • The new layout takes time to get used to.

CareerBuilder

CareerBuilder has one of the biggest resume database out all the resume/job boards. With over 45 million resumes with candidates from every industry, you can pretty much use CareerBuilder to find anyone. It’s easy to use and filter features allows you to narrow down your search to a T. It is also a highly popular job posting sight with high visibility and web traffic.

Pros:

  • Extremely large resume database across all industries
  • Easy to use and search filters allows you to condense searches
  • High visibility on Job Postings.
  • High View Limit

Cons:

  • A lot of Corp-to-corp Resumes and if you’re company doesn’t allow for corp-to-corp, it will diminish your yield.
  • Some Resumes might be fake or “fishing”
  • Large Database can sometimes result in high yield and make filtering out harder.
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