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Our experts have made it easy for employers and hiring managers to recruit software developers and engineers easily, but to also create a happy and healthy work environment to retain all workers.

Talent Pipeline: Definition, Benefits, and How to Build One

Bruna Vasconcelos
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Learn how building a talent pipeline allows you to hire better talent more efficiently. Use our step-by-step guide to build a talent pipeline for your dev team.

9 Strategies to Recruit Diverse Talent

Bruna Vasconcelos
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Diverse talent is an indispensable asset for businesses and organizations across sectors nowadays — especially tech. Here are the top nine strategies you should consider to optimize your diversity recruiting process.

Understanding How Lack of Diversity in Tech Impacts Companies

Bruna Vasconcelos
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Explore how a lack of diversity in tech companies can impact organizational health, employee retention, and long-term growth.

Diversity In Tech: Bridging the Gap With LATAM Developers

Rafael Timbó
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The tech industry is actively pursuing a more heterogeneous workforce, and LATAM developers offer a promising path forward. This article explores the evolving state of diversity in tech, uncovering valuable insights and practical strategies to promote a more inclusive and innovative future within the industry.

Hire a Tech Lead: Everything You Should Know

Regina Welle
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Finding a tech lead with the right balance of leadership and technical skills can feel like hunting a unicorn. Using a candidate avatar and a step-by-step hiring process will make it easier.

Employee Engagement Strategies: Ideas and Tools to Improve

Bruna Vasconcelos
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Get your employees to be engaged with your company and team by giving them a purpose for their roles. Here are some strategies and tools to start with, and get employees excited about their accomplishments.

Characteristics of High-Performing Teams

Bruna Vasconcelos
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Discover the 13 team characteristics that drive success in an organization, from trust and clear communication to strong leadership. Learn to strategically assemble, nurture, and lead teams for increased performance, employee engagement, and team effectiveness.

The Five Stages of Team Development

Bruna Vasconcelos
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Learn about the five stages of team development and leadership strategies to support your team's success.

What Is Talent Mapping and How Can Engineering Managers Utilize It to Plan for the Future?

Bruna Vasconcelos
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Organizations in the tech industry utilize talent mapping to improve future planning and recruitment strategies.

Software Developer Skill Assessment: Identifying Key Skills to Hire Top-Tier Talent

Rafael Timbó
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Software developers must maintain strong technical skills, an expansive knowledge base, and the right soft skills to collaborate with coworkers and stakeholders. Learn how to assess these skills and mistakes to avoid in the assessment process.

Best Coding Assessment Tools: 30 Platforms to Test Programming Skills

Rafael Timbó
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Coding assessment tools have been widely adopted by tech companies to test the technical skills of prospective developers and identify the best hires. We’ve found the 30 best platforms.

DEI Hiring: What It Is & Why It's Important

Bruna Vasconcelos
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Learn how to implement DEI hiring and recruitment strategies to ensure you attract diverse candidates to your workforce and why it’s increasingly essential to business operations.

Diversity, Equity, and Inclusiveness (DEI) in Software Engineering Teams

Bruna Vasconcelos
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This article explores the pivotal role of diversity, equity, and inclusiveness (DEI) in enhancing software engineering teams’ creativity, productivity, and overall satisfaction. It provides actionable strategies for cultivating a more equitable and dynamic team environment, underscoring the benefits of a diverse workplace culture.

Why Diversity Hiring Matters & Steps to Do It

Bruna Vasconcelos
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Diversity hiring is crucial in cultivating a richer tech workforce with varied perspectives and boosted innovation. Organizations must implement the right talent acquisition practices to access a wider talent pool and foster more engaged and successful teams. Here's how.

Using DEI Language To Create More Inclusive Job Descriptions

Bruna Vasconcelos
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Learn how to write inclusive job descriptions that support your organization's DEI objectives by attracting diverse, top-tier candidates.

Software Engineer's Salary: How Much Do They Make?

Fernando Kalil
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Why are software engineers so highly paid? Let's explore more about software engineers' income and learn why they make more money.

Remote Tech Job Trends for 2023

Regina Welle
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Be prepared by learning about the latest remote tech job trends in the industry for 2023 and beyond!

How to Delegate Tasks and Work to Employees Effectively

Bruna Vasconcelos
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By knowing when and how to delegate tasks effectively, you'll be able to achieve more with less stress and grow your business more efficiently.

Challenges in Outsourcing Software Development and How to Solve Them

Fred Monnier
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Outsourcing software development is a viable option for many companies but doesn't come without its own issues. Find out what they are here.

Competency Mapping: Defining Team Skills and Competencies to Optimize Performance

Bruna Vasconcelos
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Competency mapping helps organizations optimize their workforce capabilities to meet strategic objectives. Learn how tech companies use competency mapping to address gaps and develop their staff.

Remote Work Policy: What to Include

Bruna Vasconcelos
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Are you considering transitioning to a fully remote work environment for your team? Uncover what you should put in your remote work policy here.

South America Software Outsourcing: All you Should Know

Fred Monnier
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Software developers in Latin America offer many benefits to companies looking to outsource or scale their engineering teams. Learn about the workforce, technology and communication advantages here.

How to Successfully Onboard Remote Software Developers

Bruna Vasconcelos
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Onboarding remote software engineers is crucial to keep your top hire working hard for you for years to come. Here's how to onboard right.

Best PEO Service Providers

Fernando Kalil
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Professional employer organizations (PEO) are increasingly being used by companies looking to hire geographically distributed talent with remote work being more prevalent as a result of the pandemic. We’ve identified 15 PEO providers that are the best companies to consider when looking to outsource employee services.

Upwork Reviews: Client and Freelancer Examples

Bruna Vasconcelos
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We've assembled the ultimate collection of Upwork reviews from freelancers, clients, and employees who have rated their experiences with the platform.

Tech Recruiting Tools for Companies to Scale their Hiring

Regina Welle
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Faced with a growing number of unfilled software engineering jobs, tech startups are turning to these recruiting tools to help scale their engineering teams.

Recruiting Active vs Passive Candidates

Regina Welle
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While it’s intuitive to focus on recruiting active candidates, there is massive opportunity with recruiting passive candidates in a competitive job market like the tech industry. Learn what the differences are and how you can benefit from attracting both kinds of talent.

How to Hire Remote Developers: All the Tips You Need

Regina Welle
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Interested in building a remote development team? Learn everything you need about sourcing and hiring remote software developers.

8 Key Strategies to Manage a Remote Team Effectively

Lachlan de Crespigny
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We’ve prepared this comprehensive guide that outlines eight essential strategies that not only would help you manage your remote team effectively but even let it become more productive.

Best Talent Acquisition Conferences in 2022

Regina Welle
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Fit some time in your schedule to attend one or more of the top talent acquisition conferences. You and your company will benefit from the experiences and insight you gain there.

Employee Engagement and Retention: What It Is and Why It's Important

Bruna Vasconcelos
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An engaged employee is someone who is motivated to do their best work and is invested in the success of their company.

Employee Offboarding Checklist: The Ultimate Guide

Bruna Vasconcelos
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Your offboarding process will vary depending on your organization, the industry, and even the employee's role. However, there are some core components that every offboarding strategy should cover.

Employee Turnover: How to Calculate and Reduce

Bruna Vasconcelos
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We composed this guide to help you understand and reduce employee turnover at the time of greatest need.

Engineers in Mexico: A Remote Tech Talent Opportunity

Fred Monnier
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Finding the right software developer can be daunting and time-consuming. Read this comprehensive guide to learn more about why Mexico is a great source for remote engineers.‍

Hire Backend Developers: All You Need to Know

Regina Welle
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Backend developers spend their time fixing, adjusting, and designing the parts of an application that are not seen by the public eye.

Hire Contract Recruiters: Here's What You Should Know

Fred Monnier
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Is Hiring a Contract Recruiter Worth It? If you want to recruit information technology (IT) professionals effectively and efficiently, consider hiring contract recruiters.

Latin America Time Zone Alignment with the US

Regina Welle
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Latin America's time zones align with US time zones. Learn which Latin American countries use US time zones and how this can be leveraged to build synchronous remote teams.

In-House vs. Remote Developers: Pros and Cons

Fred Monnier
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As remote work becomes more popular, companies are using this to find better talent. Uncover the pros and cons of remote vs. in-house developers.

In-Kind Benefits: How to Provide & Report Non-Cash Perks to Employees

Bruna Vasconcelos
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This post will help you learn about some pros and cons of in-kind benefits and which benefits are taxable and non-taxable. These contracts enabled employees to motivate the employers to improve their working environment.

Latin American Tech Hubs: Remote Talent Pools You Can’t Ignore

Lachlan de Crespigny
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Latin American tech hubs are increasingly being used by US companies for sourcing and hiring tech talent. Learn why and which pools of talent you should consider first.

How to use Linkedin Recruiter: Is it worth it?

Regina Welle
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LinkedIn is one of the most efficient platforms to build connections. Keep reading to explore how to use LinkedIn Recruiter and how much it costs so you can evaluate if it really is worth it.‍

Outsourcing React.js Development: Benefits, Cost, and How

Regina Welle
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Outsourcing React.js development is becoming more common. Learn the benefits, cost, and how to outsource this popular front-end framework.

Outsourcing Software Development to China: Everything You Should Know

Fred Monnier
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One of the most popular outsourcing destinations is China. Widely known for its large tech talent pool and cost-effective rates, China is a natural choice for startups looking to cut costs.

Outsourcing Software Development to Panama: A Nearshore Hotspot

Fred Monnier
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Panama is a prime nearshore destination for software outsourcing. Learn why and how to hire Panamanian developers.

Outsourcing Software Development to the Philippines: All You Should Know

Regina Welle
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Read on to learn more about outsourcing software development to the Philippines and whether it's a good option for your company.

Outsourcing Software Development to Guatemala: An Ideal Nearshoring Destination

Regina Welle
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Guatemala is becoming a nearshore destination for outsourcing software development. Learn why and how to hire Guatemalan developers.

Quiet Quitting: What It Is and Why People Are Doing It

Luan Campos
Bruna Vasconcelos
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Quiet quitting has a negative connotation due to its name. Some may assume that those who are engaging in quiet quitting are either lazy, looking for another job, or not good workers.

Recruitment Process Outsourcing: The Overall Guide

Fred Monnier
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Many companies have already flocked to recruitment process outsourcing (RPO) providers to ease the hiring process and make it more efficient.

Professional Employer Organizations (PEO): All You Need to Know

Fernando Kalil
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More companies are using professional employer organizations to make hiring and HR easier for remote employees. Learn more about the benefits of PEOs and differences with similar services.

Software Developers and Engineers Shortage in the US: The case for Global Talent

Rafael Timbó
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The software developer shortage has made it harder than ever to hire engineering talent. We go over the statistics and causes of tech talent scarcity in the US and outline why global hiring can help companies overcome a heated domestic market.

Senior Developer vs. Lead Developer: Which One Do You Need?

Fred Monnier
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Understanding the distinct roles of senior and lead developers helps you build optimal teams. Read more about the specifics of each role and the importance of selecting the right type of developer based on your team's needs and project requirements.

Burnout for Remote Software Engineers and Developers: Causes, Signs and Symptoms

Bruna Vasconcelos
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That’s why it’s so important to be able to recognize developer burnout symptoms and identify when software engineering becomes too stressful.

What You Should Look for in a Django Developer Resume

Regina Welle
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A Django developer resume should include everything from their previous experience to their technical knowledge. Find out what should stand out.

What Is The Best Way to Hire Good Developers?

Fred Monnier
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Finding good developers for your startup doesn't have to be a battle. Learn how and where to find good developers and what you should do to hire them.

How to Find Web Developers for Your Business

Rafael Timbó
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It doesn't have to be a battle to find web developers. Learn how and where to find them as well as what you should consider during your hiring process.

What You Should Look for in a WordPress Developer

Fred Monnier
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WordPress developers specialize in building custom plugins and WordPress development. Uncover what you should look for in your next WordPress hire.

How To Reduce Staffing Costs

Fred Monnier
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Whether you're running a small business, large startup or a stable company, everyone is looking to reduce staffing costs. Here are some great ideas to try to start with.

How to Build Trust in a Team

Bruna Vasconcelos
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Here are 5 ways to build trust in your tech team, and increase productivity!

Hiring Contractors vs Employees: Pros, Cons, and Differences

Fred Monnier
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Here are things to consider when hiring a contractor instead of onboarding an employee. We go over the differences, pros, and cons, and which option fits the best for your company.

Costs Per Hire: How To Calculate Recruitment

Fernando Kalil
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Whether you're trying to figure out if your company can afford to add another employee or if you have no idea of where to start with calculating a cost per hire, we cover it all.

How To Attract and Retain Employees: Creative and Effective Methods

Bruna Vasconcelos
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Attract great talent to work for you, and keep your costs low by retaining the employees that work hard for your company! Here are 13 tips on how to do just that.

Board of Directors: Positions, What it is, and How to Recruit

Lachlan de Crespigny
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Thinking of expanding your company, nonprofit, or startup and don't know where to start when it comes to you Board of Directors? Here's what they are, and why you would need them.

Managing Multicultural Teams in a Company

Bruna Vasconcelos
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Managing employees in a team that come from different cultural backgrounds can be a struggle and can breed misunderstandings. but our H.R. expert has so tips on how to do it effectively.

What Is An RPO: Challenges, Strategies, and Insights

Bruna Vasconcelos
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Learn how to navigate common obstacles, implement effective solutions, and gain a competitive edge in talent acquisition through informed RPO practices.

Staff Augmentation: A Complete Guide to Sourcing the Right Talent

Fred Monnier
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Staff augmentation is a great option for companies looking to fill employment roles quickly. Staff augmentation can provide a relatively quick and cost-effective solution, whether extra team members are needed for specific projects, during peak periods, to fill skills gaps, or to contribute specialized skills.

Tech Hiring: Strategies to Successfully Grow Your Team

Regina Welle
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This article provides strategies for successfully growing your tech team, including the importance of hiring the right team, hiring trends to watch, and how to effectively find the right tech workers.

What Is Payroll?

Fernando Kalil
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Payroll is a little more complicated than just getting your employees paid. There are other factors such as accounting and record-keeping, and more. Learn more about what goes into Payroll, and how it works.

Talent Marketplace: What It Is, How It Works, & When to Use It

Fred Monnier
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Learn more about what a talent marketplace is, and how it can serve you when you are looking to attract high-quality employees when scaling your business!

Tech Recruiting: Tips & Strategies for Sourcing Top Talent

Regina Welle
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Discover how to effectively strategize your company's tech recruiting to attract, and hire top software developers and engineers in the competitive technology industry.

Talent Acquisition vs. Recruiting: What Is the Difference?

Regina Welle
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Learn more about the two types of ways for hiring managers to utilize to attract developers and engineers to their companies and tech teams. Talent acquisition and recruiting are two very different approaches to hiring remote developers.

Staff Augmentation vs. Consulting: Which Is Right for Your Company?

Bruna Vasconcelos
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Consulting and staff augmentation are two different styles and approaches to finding and hiring employees. Here's a great breakdown of both of them, and which will fit your company's style more.

How to Hire Software Developers

Fred Monnier
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Increase your tech team's efficiency by hiring more software developers. Sometimes it's easier said than done, but we've laid out the process from prepping for what you want, the role, and knowing what to look for in your next hire.

Talent Sourcing: 10 Expert Tips for Attracting Top Talent

Bruna Vasconcelos
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Learn more about attracting top talent to your company with talent sourcing, and the different strategies the experts use with it.

What Is Talent Acquisition?

Bruna Vasconcelos
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Learn more about the role of talent acquisition, and the role it can play in HR and the hiring process.

Employee Life Cycle: 7 Stages of Engagement

Bruna Vasconcelos
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The life cycle of an employee is one that any company can manage at every step. Learn what each of the 7 stages are, and how to plan an incorporate them into your company culture.

Contract to Hire: Pros, Cons, & When It's Worthwhile

Bruna Vasconcelos
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What is a contract to hire, and when should you choose this type of employment? Learn more about the pros and cons of contract-to-hire positions for employers and employees.

Direct Hire vs. Contract: Key Differences

Bruna Vasconcelos
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Learn the key differences between a direct hire and contract-to-hire employee and when to hire each.

Hiring Process Steps: How to Effectively Hire for Your Team

Bruna Vasconcelos
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Learn about the eight hiring process steps to recruit and hire new employees.

How to Calculate Turnover Rate

Bruna Vasconcelos
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Discover how turnover rates can inform company hiring and retention strategies, the impacts of a high turnover rate, and how to calculate your company's employee turnover rate.

Full Cycle Recruiting: What It Is, Steps, & Benefits

Bruna Vasconcelos
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Learn about full-cycle recruiting, its pros and cons, and when to use it.

Job Enrichment: What It Is, How It Helps, and Techniques

Bruna Vasconcelos
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Learn about job enrichment and the benefits and productivity it can bring to your team and organization.

Performance Improvement Plan: What It Is, Examples, & How to Create One

Rafael Timbó
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Learn how to create performance improvement plans (PIPs) to help your employees set and reach performance benchmarks. Explore real-life examples to help you cater PIPs to each member of your development team.

How to Pay International Employees: A Guide for US Employers With Distributed Teams

Fernando Kalil
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Learn about the challenges of a global payroll, the options US companies have, and the steps to successfully navigate paying international employees.

Timeboxing: What It Is, Techniques, and Template

Rafael Timbó
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Learn how timeboxing can help your development team become more efficient and techniques to utilize and implement on your team.

13 Recruiting Trends That Will Impact Your Industry in 2024

Bruna Vasconcelos
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Shifting expectations in the workforce and technological advancements continue to shape recruiting trends across various industries. Explore the top 13 recruitment trends affecting industries in 2024.

Resource Allocation in Project Management: Definition, Examples, and Tools

Rafael Timbó
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Learn about the importance of resource allocation for your team and organizational goals and how it can help your engineering team become more efficient and productive.

Resource Leveling: Benefits, Techniques, and Examples

Rafael Timbó
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Explore how resource leveling can help tech leads address resource constraints and stay agile while managing projects.

Time to Hire: What It Is & How to Reduce It

Bruna Vasconcelos
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Learn more about time to hire, the metric that measures how quickly a candidate moves through your hiring pipeline, and the benefits of tracking it to refine hiring inefficiencies and secure better talent faster.

Hiring Efficiency: 7 Strategies to Improve the Recruitment Process

Bruna Vasconcelos
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Learn more about the key metrics required to improve hiring efficiency for your organization and how they affect overall recruitment and retention.

7 Project Tracking Strategies To Improve Efficiency

Rafael Timbó
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Discover how your team can improve efficiency and productivity with these seven project-tracking strategies.

Digital Acceleration: Staying Ahead In a Competitive Market

Bruna Vasconcelos
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Explore the benefits of adopting digital acceleration for your business, its benefits, and strategies for implementation.

Agile Transformation: A Roadmap to Building a High-Performing Organization

Bruna Vasconcelos
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Discover how adopting agile principles can help your organization adapt, evolve, and become more efficient in this step-by-step guide.

Accelerating Digital Transformation for Business Growth

Bruna Vasconcelos
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Discover key approaches for accelerating digital transformation to ensure your company stays competitive and relevant in today's digital landscape.

What Is Agile Digital Transformation?

Bruna Vasconcelos
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Explore Agile digital transformation: Learn strategies, benefits, and step-by-step implementation. Drive innovation and stay competitive in the digital age.

Digital Innovation: Impact, Best Practices, and Examples

Bruna Vasconcelos
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Uncover the impact of digital innovation and learn about best practices to incorporate into your business’s digital innovation strategy.

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