Tech recruiting can sometimes seem like a merry-go-round of frustration. Whether they’re CIOs, CTOs, department heads or team leaders, good managers have a clear idea of what skills, experience, and personality a candidate needs to succeed in a certain role. But here’s the rub: Sometimes they’re unable to communicate all those needs to recruiters. Any number of reasons can account for the struggle: Recruiters and tech managers may be speaking different languages—one technical, one business—or they may have differing interpretations of their company’s priorities. There’s also the possibility that they simply don’t understand the process from the other’s point of view. With that in mind, we asked several tech executives a single question: “If you could tell recruiters one thing about how they could improve their approach to technology recruiting, what would it be?” Here’s what they said.