September 20, 2018

In a rapidly growing freelance industry, job descriptions are still the best way to find the right candidate. It’s how you write them that has changed. The first step to writing a good job description (or JD for short) is understanding your target audience. Job boards have become relics of the past. The best freelancers no...

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February 12, 2018

Staff onboarding programs have become common practice; both in large corporations and time-starved startups. The reason for this is pretty straightforward: they have a positive effect on job satisfaction, performance, stress and retention. In other words: they work. Yet, onboarding practices for remote teams are often close to non-existent. This results in many remote developers being...

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August 30, 2017

The remote workforce revolution is redefining the relationship between businesses and their employees. According to Gallup’s State of the American Workplace report, the number of people working remotely more than four days a week rose from 24 percent to 31 percent between 2012 and 2016. It is now estimated that within the next 3 years, over...

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September 3, 2015

“The best programmers are up to 28 times better than the worst programmers” – Robert. L. Glass Great developers are rare. Their productivity is 3 times that of an average developer and 10 times that of a bad developer*. The top 1% developers in the world don’t just write solid code but have important intangible...

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August 13, 2015

When looking to build a technology business, you need great talent. Whether it’s a startup or a large-scale enterprise, it can be extremely challenging to find premium technical talent. However, while searching to hire the best developers, 2 things must be considered – cost of hiring and time taken to hire. Most who seek talent...

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