7 best tech hiring podcasts for CTOs

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Hiring technical talent is hard. As engineering leaders, we need all the help and resources we can get. So here’s a list of the best engineering hiring podcasts I come back to often.

Rec Tech Podcast

The Rec Tech Podcast, hosted by Chris Russell is an audio interview show featuring interviews with industry execs and recruiters about how they use technology to hire talent. You can expect a new episode every Monday.

Level-up Engineering Podcast

The Level-up Engineering podcast reveals actionable management secrets from some of the most successful tech leaders. This podcast brings you key insights from fellow engineering managers and tech leaders to level-up your management skills and take your developer team to the next level.

CTO Craft Panels

CTO Craft’s community brings together technology leaders from across the world. The community also doubles as a phenomenal resource for all things hiring and managing software engineers. I have personally found CTO Craft’s panels very insightful, you can find the recordings on Youtube.

Recruiting Future

On one of the world’s leading podcasts on talent acquisition, the Recruiting Future podcast, you will find the latest trends and valuable insights on hiring. Every episode, Matt Alder interviews leaders who are influencing and changing the hiring industry. This podcast is about all things talent, with a few episodes exclusively for engineering leaders.

CTO Connection Podcast

CTO Connection Podcast is a series of interviews by Peter Bell with Senior Engineering Leaders. Perfect to learn from the experiences of successful engineering leaders at fast-growth tech startups. Whether you want to learn more about hiring, motivating, or managing an engineering team, the CTO Connection podcast is a great resource for learning from your peers!

The Data Engineering Podcast

The Data Engineering Podcast tackles a new approach to data management every week, you’ll find some interesting topics specific to hiring and managing a team of data engineers. Each new episode provides useful and informative insights into the projects, platforms, and practices that data engineers, team leaders, and data scientists need to know about to learn and grow in their career.

The Changelog Podcast

The Changelog Podcast is a conversation with the hackers, leaders, and innovators of the software world. Hosts Adam Stacoviak and Jerod Santo interview fascinating guests about what it means to work and hire in software. Adam and Jerod also created a Slack community for Eng Execs. You can join the Changelog community here.

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