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How Not To Hire a Developer

By | October 28th, 2016|Categories: hiring, recruiting|

A couple of years back, I worked for a company that was heavily involved in project management. This company had been around for 20 years (and they still are), and over the course of that time had had the idea that having their own proprietary project management software would give them a key competitive advantage in [...]

INFOGRAPHIC: 8 Tips on Hiring and Retaining Great Developers

By | October 28th, 2016|Categories: hiring, infographic, recruiting|

Are you wondering where to start when it comes to hiring your next developer? Maybe you’re in a bind because you’ve recently had a developer leave for a bigger and better opportunity across the street, and now your dev team is scrambling because replacing that one is taking much longer than you thought it would. Codev [...]

Scarcity

By | October 5th, 2016|Categories: hiring, recruiting|

One of my good friends recently ordered the iPhone 7 Plus from his cell phone company. His wife ordered the iPhone 7 in the smaller, “regular size” version. She was able to walk out of the store with her new phone, but he is still waiting on his… and will be for at least another week [...]

CoDev Hits the Inc 5000!

By | September 12th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

Last month, Inc. magazine named CoDev to its Inc. 5000 list, a roster of the fastest growing privately held companies in the United States. We came in at number 3313. We are proud to be ranked on such a prestigious list! Companies like Microsoft, Domino’s Pizza, LinkedIn and Zappos received their first national exposure on the [...]

4 Tips for Hiring the Right Developer

By | August 18th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

At Codev we have a process that we take clients through to help them select their development team. It includes as much data as we can reasonably provide about the candidates skills and experience. Often, however, we watch our clients struggle to know what to do with that data, so here are a few tips to [...]

Keys to Remote Management: Key #3 continued – Creating the right co-working experience

By | August 8th, 2016|Categories: management|

Last time I made the case that it is important to spend time working directly with your team, no matter the difference in roles.  The question that remains is how to go about creating a co-working experience that improves your ability to manage your remote team member. The key features of this interaction are that you [...]

Keys to Remote Management – Key #3: Work with them

By | July 13th, 2016|Categories: management|

In previous posts I talked about the need for real relationships and for eye-to-eye contact when managing remote employees.  The final key recommendation is to work with them.  By that I mean, work directly together with them on a task or project as a team.  Let me start by sharing a related story. I experienced a [...]

Keys To Remote Management – Key #2: Look Them In The Eyes

By | June 13th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

You might be thinking, how can looking them in the eyes be part of an article about remote management? The answer: video. Managers around the world will attest to the importance of communicating face-to-face with employees, and managers with outsourcing 1.0 backgrounds (my term) will tell you that you HAVE to get on a plane and [...]

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