How to conduct effective weekly or monthly project review meetings with your remote team

By | December 11th, 2018|Categories: Business Management, Codev Insights, management, Software Development|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , |

Working with a remote team will involve some challenges, and one of them is how to hold regular project review meetings with your developers, who could be an ocean away. In this post, we give you tips on how you can conduct meetings effectively in a distributed team set-up. TIP 1: Set the frequency of meetings [...]

How To Manage Your Team Of Remote Software Developers

By | March 29th, 2018|Categories: Business Management, Codev Insights, Human Resource, Mobile Development, Software Development, Web Development|Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , |

How challenging can it be to work with a remote software developer team? It was in 2015 when the growth of remote employees in managerial and professional occupations started to increase, thanks to the Internet for making efficient communications possible. At Codev, there are around 200 remote software developers who work for various computer software startups [...]

4 Drawbacks of Hiring Freelancers for Your Business

By | January 3rd, 2017|Categories: Business Management, Human Resource|Tags: , , , |

“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 [...]

INFOGRAPHIC: 8 Tips on Hiring and Retaining Great Developers

By | October 28th, 2016|Categories: Business Management, Codev Insights, Human Resource, Mobile Development, Software Development, Web Development|Tags: , , , , , , |

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. [...]

Scarcity

By | October 5th, 2016|Categories: Business Management, Codev Insights, Technology|Tags: , , , , , , , |

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 [...]

Not Your Usual Staffing Company

By | September 28th, 2016|Categories: Business Management, Human Resource|

Sorry, We’re not your usual staffing company. Our phone rings in our office a few times every day, and it’s often that on the other end of the phone is someone looking for work. After all, our name on Google and other online search engines is Codev Staffing. And it’s not inaccurate–we do hire staff [...]

CoDev Hits the Inc 5000!

By | September 12th, 2016|Categories: Business Management, Codev Insights|

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 [...]

4 Tips for Hiring the Right Developer

By | August 18th, 2016|Categories: Business Management, Human Resource, Mobile Development, Software Development, Web Development|

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 [...]

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

By | August 8th, 2016|Categories: Business Management, Mobile Development, Software Development, Web Development|

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 [...]

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

By | July 13th, 2016|Categories: Business Management, Mobile Development, Software Development, Web Development|

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 [...]

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