April 20, 2021

How To Improve App Settings UX

If you’ve used any app or smart device ever, you know just how important the settings panels usually are. While their use is common, they are one of those functionalities or features that you never really think about when they’re working okay but garner plenty of criticism when they’re flawed....

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April 19, 2021

Digitally Divided: Zoom-less Rural America Looks to Close Broadband Gap

According to BroadbandNow Research, about 42 million people, or 13% of the American population, can’t access high-speed internet. The COVID-19 pandemic has led countless Americans to work from home. A bigger chunk of the population moves away from the busy city life to settle in the rural areas...

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April 16, 2021

The Future of Work: Smaller Cities Make Big Gains as Talent Goes Remote

Big cities like New York and San Francisco, which are the preferred residential areas for many workers, are slowly adapting to the new ‘harsh’ norm—the smaller cities are making gains as talent goes remote. Since the onset of COVID-19 and the shift from traditional working environments to r...

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April 15, 2021

Companies Shouldn’t Reintroduce All Travel Post-COVID-19: Why a Slow, but Sure Approach Is the Way to Go

The fear of COVID-19 is still evident in our lives even after the rollout of vaccines. About 42% of the U.S. workforce is still working from home, and 73% of employees are still worried about returning to normal office life. This concern is somewhat why companies like Twitter, Square, and Z...

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April 13, 2021

The Future of Healthcare Is Virtual: How to Stay On Top Of the Latest Trends

Patients are gradually being drawn to the idea of healthcare services taking place online or by telephone. Parks Associates report shows that 60% of Americans with broadband access prefer remote care. Further, 40% of millennials term virtual healthcare as extremely important. News of virtual ...

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April 8, 2021

The Ultimate Guide on How to Hire an Excellent Part-time CFO

WHY OPT FOR A PART-TIME CFO One of the key reasons for starting or expanding a business is gaining a sustainable boost of financial wealth and stability. Having a department set out to ensure that you obtain sufficient funds within your organization determines your success in attaining financial ...

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April 7, 2021

The Top 5 Myths About Remote Workers Busted

According to a survey done by the New York Times, there are 43% of Americans doing remote work. It shows that an increased number of people prefer to work remotely in the United States. Given the high number of remote workers, it’s regretful to see that only a few companies are embracing the r...

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April 2, 2021

Why Diversity of Experience Is Better: Emerging Trends

During the current global health crisis, the feeling from a life and work perspective keeps varying every day as people try to adjust to some fairly big changes. However, it is a matter of being patient with ourselves while continually adjusting. Most employers state that they want diversity ...

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April 1, 2021

Working Remotely? Here are 5 Hacks You Should Adopt

The pandemic pushed everybody’s and everything’s limits. Life as we know it shut down. Governments quickly sought a new normal and told us to embrace it. But even they didn’t have a tested plan. So everyone sought their own way to live a new normal. Workplaces were hit the most. Working...

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March 30, 2021

Should You Hire A Part-Time CFO? The Complete Guide

Occasionally, a firm may need to hire a part-time CFO due to some reasons. It could be that the funds are not enough to hire a full-time CFO, or perhaps, the firm is in a transition to find a full-time CFO. Whatever the reason is, IT firms should ensure that they hire the best talent to get the ...

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March 29, 2021

The Importance & Benefits of Diversity of Experience in Employees

An organization’s growth and success are fueled by the people behind it – the employees, in particular. Employers recognize the value of talented employees, and they have a particular liking for multi-skilled employees. Diversity of experience and skills has many benefits for both the employe...

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March 26, 2021

Remote Working: 5 Reasons Why Your Blended Teams Fail

Your teams play a vital role in the success of your business. Whether part-time, full-time, or freelancer, a well-managed team can unleash creativity and boost your production. But what really happens when the teams are underperforming? As a business leader, it’s your responsibility to ensure t...

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March 24, 2021

Remote Work and the Globalization of Services

Anytime someone mentions work, we think of someone traveling to and from the office every working day. We think of a location where people go to work for a certain number of hours, depending on their work nature. After the Covid-19 pandemic struck, we saw governments worldwide encouraging civil serv...

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March 23, 2021

Making Remote Working Work for You – 4 Practical Tips

Work-from-home solutions have helped many white-collar companies remain operational amidst the lock-downs prompted by the COVID-19 pandemic. However, remote working solutions have revealed a range of shortcomings, disappointing many employers. Working remotely is the best way to stay in business ...

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March 19, 2021

Making Remote Work, Part 2: The Secret to Success Is to Act as a Mentor

Despite its glaring benefits, remote work is not without challenges. One of them is mastering the ingredients that yield success and ensure productivity and constant communication among all the remote members. At DevReady, we believe remote work is crucial to the future of many businesses. Learni...

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March 18, 2021

Making Remote Work: Here Are 3 Compelling Reasons To Adopt Remote Work For Your Projects

According to a survey carried out by the New York Times, there are over 43% of Americans doing a remote job. The rise in number could have been as a result of the coronavirus pandemic. However, the truth is: The culture of remote work has been on a steady rise even before the pandemic. While m...

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March 17, 2021

Hiring a Startup CFO – When to Hire a CFO and Why You Need One

Hiring a CFO for a startup is a hotly contested topic. On the one hand, a CFO could bring a robust and profound financial perspective, but on the other, the financial resources required to hire one are well beyond some of the startups. Knowing when to hire a CFO for a business is crucial to help ...

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March 15, 2021

Guide To Hire Great Freelance Developers

The latest report by Lemon.io indicates that 71% of companies are happy working with remote developers. However, the increase in freelance platforms has made it difficult to find remote employees. Combing through the numerous applications can be time-consuming. You need to spend that time wisely....

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March 12, 2021

COVID-19 Lessons Part 1: Organizational Adaptability and Black Swans

If there’s one thing the COVID-19 pandemic revealed was our vulnerability to unusual and high-impact occurrences. Although the tragedy came with interruptions to businesses and global supply chains, it provides crucial lessons for other disruptive events in the future, whether a geopolitical con...

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March 11, 2021

A Guide to Leading Remote Product Teams: Key Traits for Success

Project managers need to embrace and lead remote teams more efficiently. Remote work has revolutionized team creation, contracting, and team leadership. Companies like Reddit and Twitter have embraced remote work and continue to evolve their teams. Other companies like Microsoft have opted for a ...

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March 10, 2021

Client Relationship Management Through the Shift to Remote

Customer relations are the driving force behind every successful business. Many Businesses are currently competing through the level of customer experience they can deliver, while other businesses lose substantial revenue from losing customers due to poor customer service and relations. Over ...

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March 9, 2021

3 Tips for Successful Remote Work

Before the pandemic, most people were still hesitant about embracing the idea of working from home. However, since the pandemic, there was no other option but to work remotely, since the pandemic brought restrictions that had to be followed. These restrictions included isolation and social distance....

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March 7, 2021

The Vital Guide To Hire Great Freelance Developers

The dynamic revolution of online jobs and freelancing has made labor more accessible than a decade ago. Presently, you could easily run your own company from your garage while relying on remote workers to do the things you cannot, maybe. While this is an exciting prospect for employers, there is a d...

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March 4, 2021

Hiring a Startup CFO – When to Hire a CFO and Why You Need One

The term CFO often sounds big, unaffordable, and a reserve for multibillion-dollar companies. It’s no surprise that start-ups don’t entertain the idea of getting one. In any case, a finance team should be able to handle the financial bits of a business that really matter, or so they think. Th...

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March 2, 2021

The Top 5 Myths About Remote Workers Busted

According to a survey done by the New York Times, there are 43% of Americans doing remote work. It shows that an increased number of people prefer to work remotely in the United States. Given the high number of remote workers, it’s regretful to see that only a few companies are embracing the rem...

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February 26, 2021

Is Your Business Ready to Go Remote: Busting the Top 5 Remote Worker Myths

As an increasing number of large and small American businesses grapple with the prospect of managing a remote workforce, business owners need to know the facts.  They need to know, for example, if remote workers are as productive as their office-bound counterparts.  And they want to understand how...

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February 25, 2021

How to Search and Recruit the Best Software Developers

Businesses worldwide are undergoing digital transformation at a rapid rate. As a result, seeking and recruiting high-quality software developers often presents a challenge. Complicating the situation is that the current global demand for highly talented developers is exceptionally high. As of 2020,...

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February 24, 2021

Freelancer Identity Theft: What You Should Know

Tech innovations are helping everyone do a smarter job, including identity thieves. It’s a big problem according to statistics. Freelancer sites have gone out of their way to put spam algorithms in place to catch the bad guy before someone falls victim. But the smartest of them slip through these...

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February 23, 2021

FAQ: How to Convince Your Team to go Remote

Transitioning from working with in-house teams to remote teams can be challenging. Part of the challenge is convincing the executives or key decision-makers in your organization how going remote is beneficial for the company. Therefore, we created this quick guide to nail down the questions you’d ...

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February 22, 2021

Why You Should Hire an In-house Outsourced Freelance Finance Team

Outsourcing has become a go-to solution for companies seeking to cut costs, improve their financial reporting, or have access to IT solutions they can’t access with regular employees. Some companies even seek offshore outsourcing depending on their needs. However, outsourcing doesn’t work the...

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February 19, 2021

Don’t Be Fooled: Calculate the Real Cost of Employees and Consultants

Most managers perform overly simplistic and highly flawed financial analysis regarding employees versus consultants. The reality is that hiring costs per employee is often higher than when engaging a consultant. And the differences are always beyond the hourly rates and salaries. Very few busines...

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February 18, 2021

4 Best Principles to Follow When Hiring Freelancer Developers

Finding a hire today is easy. Tech has made tons of options available everywhere you look. Freelancer sites are on a continuous rise too. More and more skilled web developers are signing up on these platforms, creating a sea of options and a huge selection problem at the same time. You can link u...

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February 17, 2021

Finding and Hiring the Best Software Developers in the Industry

Finding and hiring developers from the comfort of your desk is the new way of doing things. According to HR Drive, 86% of IT developers work remotely. But many companies still struggle getting the right candidate for their job offers online. The good news is that with the following tips, you’r...

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February 3, 2021

Where to Hire The Top .NET Developer For Your Next Project

Whether you’re just starting out in a new project, knee-deep in development, or simply looking to scale your IT resources and reduce your delivery time, you’ll need to hire a strong .NET developer to help you reach the finish line. But finding the perfect person for the job isn’t always as sim...

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February 1, 2021

DevReady Has The Best Data Engineers For Hire

Data science and engineering have become the new corporate-technological frontier from assisting Facebook to tag you in pictures to running the self-driving car industry. A Gartner post stated that by 2022, about 90 percent of all corporate stratagems would cite information as a vital business ass...

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January 28, 2021

Hire the Best C# Developer

Since 2000 when Microsoft developed C# (pronounced as ‘see sharp‘), it has gained popularity among developers and companies, especially those using the .NET framework. As a high-level programming language known to be a simple, all-purpose, object-oriented, and modern programming language, C# off...

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January 27, 2021

Hire The Best .Net Core Developer With DevReady

Whatever niche your company or business caters to, the tools that will take you to the next level are based on versatility and reachability. This is exactly what .Net Core is. Its functionalities extend to all mobile and desktop platforms while also creating a practical framework for Internet of Thi...

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January 25, 2021

3 Reasons Why Now Is the Best Time to Hire a Data Engineer from DevReady

The hiring process tends to be stressful, both for the job seeker and the job recruiter alike. Amid a sea of candidates and endless lists of CV’s and resumes, how are you to know who to trust? Although a certain level of workplace stress is unavoidable due to the high demands of the modern work ...

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December 30, 2020

Hire the Best React Developer With DevReady

Since Facebook released React in 2015, it has gained massive popularity among professionals and companies over the years. As of 2020, React remained the most popular JavaScript library, and this trend is expected to grow in 2021 and beyond. This means that the demand for top-notch React developers i...

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December 28, 2020

Remote Team Building: 5 Activities To Build Remote Team Cohesion

For sure, team building is critical for any workforce, and it is even more so for remote teams as it boosts productivity by up to 50 percent. Remote working is increasingly becoming central to the modern workplace, thanks to technological advancement that has made it possible. In fact, research ...

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December 26, 2020

Leading Remote Product Teams: How to be Successful

Among other things that have changed this year and will continue in 2021 is the adaptation of working from home. Product managers have now to learn how to build and sustain productive virtual teams. Unlike previously, when collaboration and physical meetings were much more straightforward, remote ...

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December 25, 2020

How To Understand Your Developer’s Top Challenges

Managing project teams of different sizes and complexity is part of your responsibilities as a business leader, no matter your vertical or industry. Managing a team of software developers is no different — you need to get a handle on the problems your developers face with new software implementati...

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December 24, 2020

Hiring The Best Node.js Developers in 2021

Since its inception in May 2009, Node.js has gained widespread acceptance and application among developers and mainstream companies. For instance, PayPal, Netflix, eBay, just to mention a few, are among business giants using Node.js in their software development. Essentially, Node.js is a server-...

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December 23, 2020

Avoid These Common Pitfalls When Recruiting Software Developers

Whether it’s for an exclusive project, or a permanent role on the team, recruiting a proficient software developer is a significant responsibility for an IT manager. There is certainly no shortage of places to  locate qualified applicants, since there are various agencies, employment websites, ...

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December 22, 2020

7 Keys to Revamp Your Onboarding Process for Remote Workers

Nowadays, many (if not most) organizations have at least some remote workers on their payroll. In 2020, even before the arrival of COVID-19, there were some 7 million remote employees in the United States alone (3.4% of the population). Of course, that number has skyrocketed since then. One of ...

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December 21, 2020

5 Tips to Conduct a Killer Virtual Interview

A Gartner HR survey in spring of 2020 showed that 86% of organizations had made the transition to virtual interviews in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Obviously, there are many advantages to conducting a virtual interview, safety being the biggest one under the current circumstances. However, ...

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December 18, 2020

5 Reasons Traditional Recruiting Methods Fail

The whole process of adding new top-notch talent to your company can be stressful, especially in the area of tech. And part of the problem is using traditional hiring methods in recruitment. More than often, these methods lead to a suitable candidate missing out on the job. To start with, tech is...

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December 17, 2020

5 Fresh Team-Building Activities for Remote Workers

If you’re managing a remote team, you may be grappling with how best to help them develop the same sort of cohesion as an onsite team. This is particularly true in 2020, when many people are new to the remote workforce, and distractions abound. Though team-building may sound trivial to some people...

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December 16, 2020

4 Steps to Ease Your Remote Work Transition

Currently, over 55% of global businesses offer some sort of remote work position. If you’re ready to join their number, you’ll want to take time first to prepare, both mentally and physically, for the change. Working remotely requires a different approach from in-person work, but with a bit of ...

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December 15, 2020

Multigenerational Workforce: Can We All Work Together?

For the first time, the workforce comprises five generations, ranging from traditionalists born before 1945 to Gen Z. different stereotypes foster each generation, and many people consider having such a varied employee base a hindrance to the business. Sure, managing such a team can be a challen...

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December 14, 2020

Top 7 Things Developers Want from a Job

Programming shares a couple of values with art. Just like art, development requires creativity to keep discovering new things and growing. That said, developers look for more than money when considering a job offer or staying with the current employer. An extensive 2019 study by HackerRank’s fou...

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December 11, 2020

Why Your Developers Need Soft Skills Too

Being excellent at writing code is not enough for the modern developer. Soft skills can make developers future-proof and prove to be game-changers. Web developers need diversified skills to remain competitive in today’s tech industry. While technical skills and knowledge are invaluable for develo...

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December 8, 2020

3 Simple Steps to Help Build & Support Remote Culture

Remote work is nothing new, but 2020 has kicked remote work culture up to a whole new level. Global pandemic, quarantines, lockdowns, and social unrest have led to tens of millions of people working from home, many of them with no prior experience of having done so! Whether work from home (WFH) cul...

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December 7, 2020

Thriving From a Distance: A Guide For Working Remotely

If there’s one thing we’ve learned during 2020, it’s that more jobs can be done remotely than we ever suspected was possible. As cities and states went into lockdown and enforced social distancing due to the COVID-19 pandemic, more and more people found that working remotely was not only possi...

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December 3, 2020

Hiring The Best Developer In The New Gig Economy

Hiring developer talent from gig platforms is an ideal way for big companies to push projects to completion. There might be a skills shortage in your Node.js project that needs specialized JavaScript skills your team might not have. It makes sense for companies to hire developers on-demand as necess...

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December 2, 2020

Hire On-Demand App Developers

A research report by Harvard Business Reports showed that the on-demand economy is attracting more than 22.4 million consumers translating to $57.6 billion in spending. The market for applications is there. What most businesses are having a problem with is finding the right app developer for the r...

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December 1, 2020

6 Qualities of the Best WordPress (PHP) Developers in 2021

Many programmers are out there, each claiming to be the best in the field, but how do you pick out the best WordPress developer? If you want a developer that can go beyond the basics to bring innovations to their projects or push the boundaries a little further, you will not settle for an average de...

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December 1, 2020

The Best Azure Developers For Hire in 2021

Between 2015 and 2019, Microsoft’s Azure platform has grown from $880 million to $13 billion, making up 10.5% of Microsoft’s revenue in 2019. This astronomical growth shows the increasing demand for Azure development services and the vital role of application development in the modern economy. ...

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November 4, 2020

The new Gig Economy: Why it is Important for Your Business

The global workforce is rapidly turning into gig-based employment, thanks to the evolving consumer demands and uncertain business operation environments. Consequently, the freelancer workforce keeps growing — estimated to surpass 50% by 2020 to satisfy the gig-based demands. The Gig Economy:...

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January 23, 2020

Survey says: DevOps and site reliability engineers are most satisfied with work. (Remote work doesn’t hurt, either.)

For companies that employ developers and system engineers, you may be surprised to learn that they are your most satisfied tech-related employees. The latest Developer Survey from Stack Overflow shows that DevOps specialists and site reliability engineers report the highest levels of work satisfac...

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January 23, 2020

Getting started with remote workers

Remote work is here to stay. In fact, companies that engage remote workers are more likely to find and retain top talent. This shift towards a more liquid workforce can be strategic, too: companies with remote teams tend to be ahead of the innovation curve. Research indicates that, within a year,...

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January 23, 2020

Understanding the on-demand economy

In the 20th century, most employees relied on–were even loyal to–a single company, working within a generally agreed-upon schedule in exchange for certain pay and benefits. With the full adoption of the internet close to two decades ago as well as a number of economic contributors, the economy ...

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December 17, 2018

Future Of Work

It’s no surprise that with rapid technological innovation, comes the inevitable panic of playing catch-up. Companies not leading the technological charge are desperate to react: they must become more adaptable, more scalable and obviously, more productive. Political climate change has also forced ...

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November 15, 2018

The Blended Workforce

The lines are blurring. Full-time software developers are now working alongside upstart agile talent pools and, like it or not, it’s trending more toward the freelancers. Traditional business models may grumble at the idea of not having full control over its employees, but the complaints are losin...

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October 24, 2018

Agile Talent

Agile talent is exactly what it sounds like: a group of software developers that can work more quickly and more nimbly than a traditional, full-time workforce. And when it comes time for you to tap into that agile talent pool, your company not only can get the exact right talent for any project, you...

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