First impressions are set within 60 seconds. An applicant certainly needs to feel right, but the most important aspects of a technical hire aren’t readily apparent. In other words, the goal of a technical interview should be to prove yourself wrong. Was your intuition correct, or can you refute it with concrete evidence?
By definition, a tech recruiter is more specialized than your standard headhunter or recruiting agency. These technical talent acquisition experts focus narrowly on filling hard-to-fill positions in IT and engineering (such as DevOps, robotics engineers, or database architects).