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Read This Before Hiring Software Engineers in Eastern Europe
Remote Hiring
April 29, 2021

Read This Before Hiring Software Engineers in Eastern Europe

There’s some debate about which countries are in Eastern Europe. To make it easier, we decided to go by what the United Nations geoscheme says: Belarus, Bulgaria, Czech Republic, Hungary, Moldova, Poland, Romania, Russian Federation, Slovakia, Ukraine. Ten countries with their own legal systems, cultures, and salaries. We understand that direct-hiring software engineers abroad can …

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Where to Look for Top-Notch Tech Talent: 5 Best Offshore Outsourcing Countries
Remote Hiring
April 26, 2021

Where to Look for Top-Notch Tech Talent: 5 Best Offshore Outsourcing Countries

The COVID pandemic made it harder for business owners to grow and release new projects. Company managers are cautious about large-scale investments since it’s not clear how the economic landscape will change over the years. The good news is, there are ways to bypass the economic standstill and release projects without paying a dime for …

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5 Qs to Ask Yourself Before Hiring in Latin America (Legal, Costs, Culture etc.)
Remote Hiring
April 22, 2021

5 Qs to Ask Yourself Before Hiring in Latin America (Legal, Costs, Culture etc.)

Back in geography class, we learned that Latin America encompasses Mexico, Central America, the Caribbeans, and South America. The region has had a tumultuous history but has been making strides to align itself with the world’s leading democracies in the past half-century. Despite the efforts, many LatAm countries still have large barriers to entry (we’ll …

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Hiring Developers Is Not That Scary: 5 Step Guide to Connecting With Skilled Programmers
Remote Hiring
April 14, 2021

Hiring Developers Is Not That Scary: 5 Step Guide to Connecting With Skilled Programmers

These days, no matter which conversations about hiring talent in tech you start, the destination your train of thought inevitably reaches is – you guessed it – talent shortage.  There are so many statistics showing how the situation is already dire and how it will continue to get worse until, presumably, there will be more …

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6 IT Outsourcing Challenges: A Raw and Unbiased Critical Look
Remote Hiring
April 9, 2021

6 IT Outsourcing Challenges: A Raw and Unbiased Critical Look

Outsourcing gets a bad rap. To the average person, outsourcing is when companies decide to transfer jobs overseas for pennies on the dollar compared to what a locally hired employee would make. And, when people hear that taboo word, their blood starts to boil. It’s understandable. However, “outsourcing” is an umbrella term that encompasses a …

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The Evolution of Remote Work & 3 Lessons Learned From COVID
Remote Hiring, Team management
April 9, 2021

The Evolution of Remote Work & 3 Lessons Learned From COVID

Before the 2020 you-know-what, you probably didn’t know what WFH was. Now, you see that three-letter acronym everywhere. Work from home wasn’t as big a thing before 2020. Well, at least not in practically every company. The pandemic forced our hand in making remote work work, and it’s hard to imagine going back to the …

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Where to Hire Developers: 5 Ways to Find Tech Talent For Your Next Project
Remote Hiring
March 18, 2021

Where to Hire Developers: 5 Ways to Find Tech Talent For Your Next Project

There are a lot of challenges in running a tech project. You need to come up with a feasible idea, choose the right platform, and lay out the timeline. Business owners face a ton of challenges along the way — one of the highest hurdles to jump through is hiring software developers.  To understand how …

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US Tech Companies That Have R&D Offices in Mexico (Google, Apple, Intel and more!)
Remote Hiring
March 3, 2021

US Tech Companies That Have R&D Offices in Mexico (Google, Apple, Intel and more!)

American companies have been going south of the border for years for cheap outsourced labor. Obviously, that hasn’t changed. But the tech industry boom in the US is creating opportunities in Mexico that nobody expected. What’s changed? And why are US tech companies and startups eyeing Mexico? Since FAANG and other large corporations grab the …

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Hiring Onshore vs Offshore Talent: Key Differences, Benefits, and Drawbacks
Remote Hiring
March 1, 2021

Hiring Onshore vs Offshore Talent: Key Differences, Benefits, and Drawbacks

In the midst of talent shortage, digital transformation, and, now, the pandemic, modern tech teams are highly focused on efficiency and operating costs reduction. Business owners look for ways to improve the productivity of the team and keep scaling despite challenges and uncertainty.  One of the ways company managers use to streamline processes and cut …

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Toptal vs Upwork: Which Platform Should I Choose to Hire a Tech Team?
Remote Hiring
February 23, 2021

Toptal vs Upwork: Which Platform Should I Choose to Hire a Tech Team?

Nine-to-five-day-a-week used to be a standard way to structure collaboration. However, it looks like a growing number of business owners prefer more flexible team management strategies – such as freelance. The popularity of freelancing is growing at a steady pace. According to statistics, 57 million American freelancers contribute more than $1 trillion to the economy.  …

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US Tech Companies That Have R&D Offices in Argentina (Google, Salesforce, IBM and more!)
Remote Hiring
February 19, 2021

US Tech Companies That Have R&D Offices in Argentina (Google, Salesforce, IBM and more!)

Argentine software engineers have built or taken part in building some of the coolest tech we’ve seen. They’re involved in everything from agtech, blockchain, satellite tech, ecommerce, neobanks, and everything in between.  Many engineers start their careers in outsourcing. Some people even call these companies “software factories.” But often, these factories are lifeless and engineers …

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4 Reasons Why You Should Hire Software Engineers in Argentina
Remote Hiring
February 16, 2021

4 Reasons Why You Should Hire Software Engineers in Argentina

Did you know the name “Argentina” is derived from the Latin Argentum, which means silver? Argentina is the homeland of Lionel Messi and the sitting pope, Pope Francis. It’s also home to a thriving IT community of over 130,000 software developers and engineers. We’ll show you what the country’s about along with reasons why we …

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Hiring a Remote Team Without Breaking The Law: 5-Step Checklist
Remote Hiring
February 11, 2021

Hiring a Remote Team Without Breaking The Law: 5-Step Checklist

In the new decade, one thing became clearer than ever – running a remote team is the future. Telecommuting and setting up home offices used to be freelancers’ routine – but the tables are turning now.  According to statistics, 18% of the US workforce plan to work remotely for years – that means that 2 …

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US Tech Companies That Have R&D Offices in Ukraine (Google, Snap, Lyft and more!)
Remote Hiring
January 26, 2021

US Tech Companies That Have R&D Offices in Ukraine (Google, Snap, Lyft and more!)

An obvious question is, “Why open an R&D office in Ukraine in the first place?” If you didn’t know, Ukrainian software engineers are considered some of the best in the world. They have experience working in fast-paced startup environments as well as large corporate structures. Another big reason is that the tech talent pool in …

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The Anatomy of a Ukrainian Software Engineer
Remote Hiring
January 22, 2021

The Anatomy of a Ukrainian Software Engineer

There are two possible paths to becoming a software engineer. First, you can go to school and get a degree in software engineering. And second, you can reach the same level through hands-on experience. In either case, a software engineer’s path is endless because technologies evolve, new ones appear, and there’s always something to learn. …

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4 Reasons to Hire Your Next Remote Development Team in Ukraine
Remote Hiring
January 20, 2021

4 Reasons to Hire Your Next Remote Development Team in Ukraine

Ukraine has been in the news a lot more than usual. No, we’re not just talking about the highly controversial Trump and Biden scandals or the conflict with Russian-backed rebels. Ukraine has much more to offer — eager, talented individuals who want to break out of the Soviet mold and propel Ukraine into a brighter …

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