Informative article on what it takes to hire a software engineer in Silicon Valley. It’s not just about paying a high salary – you also need to provide a challenging role that offers the engineer the opportunity for personal growth and product impact. One noteworthy piece of info was WHERE the software engineers come from. For undergrads, it was the usual suspects: #1 was Berkeley and #2 was UCLA. The surprise #3 was University of Waterloo. We shouldn’t be to surprised, as University of Waterloo is Canada’s top engineering school and serves as a feeder for Twitter, Google, Facebook, Apple, etc.
For more details read What it Takes to Hire a Silicon Valley Software Engineer from Inc. Magazine