Is Your Team’s Productivity Suffering Through Cold Season? Hire a Remote Developer!

It is every manager’s worst nightmare. With a big project deadline looming, one of your best developers starts sneezing. They struggle on, coming into the office doped up on cold remedies. The air is full of the heady scent of menthol. However, they just aren’t working to their usual standard. Then you get the inevitable […]

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The Top 5 Tips For You to Consider When Hiring a Developer

For the longest time, people have been saying not to judge a book by its cover. So what if we told you not to judge a candidate by their resume? Still true? You bet it is. While resumes might be helpful for taking a look at the candidate’s work history and education, it does little to […]

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Hiring a Developer is Hard – Here’s How to Nail It

Hiring a developer is a long drawn process – or at least it should be if you are intent on finding the right candidate. Most HR professionals and IT engineers shirk embarking on this journey that can prove tedious and unproductive. Besides, with candidates, it’s not always WYSIWYG, frequently the reverse. How candidates appear on […]

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The Five Best Personality Types For Remote Work

If given the option, most people would drop their office job for the unfettered freedom of working at home in their snuggie cape in a heartbeat. But not everyone is suited to such an arrangement. As it turns out, some personalities fare better at remote work than others, and for hiring managers, it can be […]

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Busting a Remote Workforce Myth – How to Hire the Right Remote Candidate

Remote work has enjoyed a steady growth over the years with an increasing number of people in North America opting to work from home than from a traditional office. Yet, a myth has persisted about the distributed workforce that some employers are struggling to shake off. It is that somehow remote employees may be subpar to an […]

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remote work diversity

How Embracing Remote Work Makes Companies More Diverse

Do you want a bigger rate of women candidates applying to work at your company? The solution might be to embrace remote work – especially if you are in the technology industry. The full range of benefits from recruiting for remote positions goes beyond women. Remote jobs help embrace variety. Hiring for remote positions allows […]

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Hitting the mother-lode – how remote work helps employers keep valuable employees

Hitting the mother-lode – how remote work helps employers keep valuable employees

More companies are setting up paid parental leave policies. Even Donald Trump’s 2018 budget promises it across the country. That's brought a new focus on the costs to companies when their employees procreate. Policy still varies between companies, and legislation is different from state to state. New parents have to decide on how long they […]

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Digital Nomads

Understanding Digital Nomads – And What They Can Do For Your Team

Advancements in technology drive constant change, and they do it fast. This trend leaves more and more leeway for work flexibility. People's lifestyle, goals, and outlook are no longer the same. The center of the work/life balance shifts towards more independence. Job arrangements demand less physical presence and accommodate some degree of freedom. Remote work […]

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How Remote Workers Save Companies Money

How Remote Workers Save Companies Money

According to a study by GlobalWorkplaceAnalytics.com, work from home jobs —not including self-employed individuals—have risen some 115 percent since 2005. Even more impressive, this is nearly 10 times the growth rate of the rest of the US workforce. The same study showed that at least half of the US workforce currently holds jobs that are […]

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The 4 Biggest Misconceptions About Remote Work

You might have heard about all of the benefits of telecommuting, but there’s no doubt that the negative misconceptions about remote work slipped in there as well. Before you choose to only hire local employees that are able to come into the office every day, make sure you understand the real facts about remote work. […]

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