[A MiniCon for CTOs]
The Complete Hiring Arc – In under 3 Hours

Remember when it was the candidate who got the rejection email?

Competition in finding and hiring engineers is more intense than ever.  

Demand from start-ups through to corporates is outstripping supply and pushing wage inflation and candidate rejections.  

You need to stay competitive! 

Join us on May 31st for 3 hours of in-depth insights from some of the world’s leading experts in the Hiring Arc, and learn how they’ve sustained successful team growth through COVID and the Great Rethink.

The World's Best CTOs & Engineering Leaders

Join the conversation, and network with CTOs from some of the world's most successful startups.

Continue The Conversation

Join over 4,000 other CTOs and engineering leaders in the free CTO Craft Slack community, where we'll host additional discussions and Q&A with the speakers.

Session Recordings to Watch When You Want

All the conference sessions will be available as recordings after the event to watch at your convenience.

A Conference For CTOs, by CTOs

We've been where you are - all speakers and content have been selected and lined up by experienced CTOs and engineering leaders.
[Our Speakers]
Who's Speaking?

Join us for an afternoon of inspiring keynotes and fireside chats with some of the best engineering leadership thought leaders in the world.

Founder at Refactoring.fm
Engineering Leadership Coach and Consulting CTO/VPE
Chief Operating Officer at Whereby
Roy Rapoport
Director of Corporate Engineering at Netflix
Jacob Kaplan-Moss
Security Consultant, co-creator of Django, and engineering leader
Ola Sitarska
Senior Development Manager at Shopify
Aline Lerner
Founder & CEO at interviewing.io
Michal Juhas
Tech Recruiting Consultant, former CTO at HotelQuickly
Founder and Chief Coach at CTO Craft
CTO Advisor and Coach at Monkey’s Thumb
Chief of Staff at 101 Ways
Director at Softwire
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Amazing Speakers
Talks and Panels
Hours of Expert Insights
Engineering Leaders
[Conference Timetable]
What's on the cards?
The Engineer Hiring Arc
May 31st, 2022
4:00pm - 4:05pm GMT
Welcome to the MiniCon!
Andy Skipper, Founder of CTO Craft, introduces the day's speakers and topics, networking and the CTO Craft community and Mentoring Circles.
4:05pm - 4:30 pm GMT
Aline Lerner
Keynote session: Title TBC - Aline Lerner, Founder and CEO at interviewing.io
4:30pm - 4:50pm GMT
Michal Juhas
Talk: How To Find and Headhunt Tech Talent Remotely - Michal Juhas, Tech Recruiting Consultant, former CTO at HotelQuickly
Michal will talk about strategies and hands-on techniques on how to use LinkedIn and GitHub to find qualified candidates to join your IT teams. He’ll share boolean search filters that you can copy-paste when you’re looking for full-stack developers, data engineers, and other IT specialists.
4:50pm - 5:05pm GMT
Ola Sitarska
Talk: Hiring Diverse Teams: Ola Sitarska - Senior Dev Manager at Shopify
Best practices of nurturing a representative hiring pipeline, objectively assessing the best candidates and improving the diversity of your tech team in a way that's both effective and pragmatism. Ola will share her experience of hiring women and other minorities from startups, through scale-ups to Shopify.
5:05pm - 5:25pm GMT
Fireside chat: The Perfect Job Post - Luca Rossi of Refactoring.fm
5:25pm - 5:40pm GMT
A Short Break!
Grab a tasty beverage and check your emails - we'll be back shortly!
5:40pm - 6:00pm GMT
Fireside chat: Better Technical Assessments - Laura Tacho, Engineering Leadership Coach
How do you design a technical challenge that can accurately assess a candidate's skills? Recognise common pitfalls with technical assessments, like the belief that an anonymous coding challenge will eliminate bias from your interview process, and evaluate different techniques that can take your own assessments from good to great.
6:00pm - 6:15pm GMT
Talk: Assessing Culture Fit and Add - Jessica Zwaan, Whereby
How to build a scalable performance and cultural assessment mechanism.
6:15pm - 6:35pm GMT
Roy Rapoport
Fireside chat: Candidate Experience Design - Roy Rapoport, Director of Corporate Engineering at Netflix
6:35pm - 7:00 pm GMT
Jacob Kaplan-Moss
Keynote session: Title TBC - Jacob Kaplan-Moss, Engineering Leader and Co-Creator of Django
7:00pm - 7:05pm GMT
Outro and Thanks
Closing thoughts and key takeaways

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CTO Craft MiniCon: The Engineer Hiring Arc - A Conference by CTOs, for CTOs
Join us on May 31st for 3 hours of in-depth insights from some of the world’s leading experts in the Hiring Arc, and learn how they’ve sustained successful team growth through COVID and the Great Rethink. May 31st 2022
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