July 14, 2021

In the post-COVID era, an unprecedented number of people have experienced at least temporary remote working arrangements for themselves. This means that they’ve received a crash course on the collaboration tools, pitfalls, and benefits of remote work. Organizations that were successful in adapting to a remote workforce have been able to recognize its benefits. On...

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June 23, 2021

If you’re in the market to hire a software developer, you have likely discovered – or will discover – some of the challenges associated with acquiring tech talent. The demand for freelance software developers is at an all-time high, making it especially difficult to find and hire the best people right now. This doesn’t change...

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April 15, 2021

The sudden shift towards remote work is also accelerating a shift toward modern practices like staff augmentation. According to Deloitte’s 2020 study on the state of remote work, companies are now prioritizing cost-efficiency and agility as their top business objectives to stay ahead of constantly evolving requirements and maintain a competitive edge. For many, staff...

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March 31, 2021

How to Interview Remote Software Developers  Knowing how to interview remote engineers effectively is a critical step in choosing the right candidate to join your company. Hiring the wrong candidate can set your project back, eat into your bottom line, and frustrate your team. Shannon Shaper, who helped fine-tune Google’s recruiting process, says that “hiring...

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February 3, 2021

It’s no surprise that North American companies are starting to see the value in hiring software developers from Latin America. With thriving tech industries, large talent pools of skilled software developers, and proximity to the United States, the region offers many benefits for companies looking to outsource their software development teams through better, cost-effective hiring...

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June 1, 2020

Great programmers are rare. Their productivity is 3 times that of an average developer and 10 times that of a bad developer*. The top 1% of developers in the world don’t just write solid code but have important intangible traits. After working with thousands of developers, we have been able to identify 7 qualities that...

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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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