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4 Drawbacks of Hiring Freelancers for Your Business

By | January 3rd, 2017|Categories: Uncategorized|

“Freelancers now make up 35% of U.S. workers and collectively earned $1 trillion in the past year”. This is according to a recent survey released by the Freelance Economy. With the rapid rise of freelance nation, more and more companies in the United States are catching on to the trend. Today, many small and medium size businesses are hiring independent [...]

Hiring Trends: 6 Technology Jobs in High Demand for 2017

By | December 19th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

  Whether it’s in engineering, medical science or IT, 2016 has been a colossal year for technology. It marked the emergence of a diverse range of breakthrough technologies that has the power to change the workplace, transform industries, and even save the lives of millions of people. It’s no wonder that jobs related to technology will still be in high [...]

The Hottest Tech Talent Demands for 2017

By | December 7th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

According to a recent article in Computerworld, the unemployment rate for tech workers is about 2%▬less than half the national average of non-farm unemployment. Competition for tech talent is fierce. "The IT labor market is very hot," says Jason Hayman, market research manager for IT staffing firm TEKsystems. Estimates of IT jobs that go unfilled every year range from 500,000 to [...]

It’s okay to hire a remote developer!

By | December 1st, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

The more I speak with companies looking for developers, the more I realize one common thread: Many companies are skittish when it comes to hiring remote workers, whether they're across town, across the country, or around the world. There's something deeply ingrained in the culture that says an employee must be on-site to be effective, to be effectively managed, or [...]

When to Hire a Freelance Developer

By | November 28th, 2016|Categories: Uncategorized|

This article is an excerpt from the white paper 5 Things You Need to Know Before Hiring Your Next Developer. To download the entire white paper,click here. At first glance, hiring a freelancer seems like the fast and easy way to get over the next hurdle in your development saga. And it may very well be. But there are several [...]

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 their market space. So, [...]

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