Are You Struggling to Hire a Team of Software Developers?

July 5th, 2023 by

If you’re ready to hire a team of developers, you may want to get comfortable because according to IT World, the average time between that initial job posting and hiring date is 35 days — but that only applies to a typical software developer who’s hired for a very basic position. If you require a developer with specialized skills, as is often the case, your hiring timeframe could be weeks longer.

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Why Do I Need a Well-Written IT Staff Augmentation Contract?

October 6th, 2017 by

When dealing with staff augmentation contracts, you need to work with a qualified attorney who can clearly articulate the terms of the relationships the contracts codify. Temporary onsite tech staff can be privy to sensitive data, processes and technology. So you must protect your intellectual property, proprietary technology and company interests as a whole.

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Temporary vs. Permanent IT Staff: Key Considerations

October 4th, 2017 by

According to the Society for Human Resource Management, the average cost of hiring a new employee is $4,129, although this does not account for onboarding and training costs, which can be quite significant. In fact, the cost of hiring new staff was higher for more complex, higher-paying positions. This means that it’s fair to surmise that the hiring costs for a IT and tech positions are significantly higher.

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Is Your Company Offering Competitive Pay for IT Professionals?

September 28th, 2017 by

Just a few years ago, there was a major disparity between the average pay rate for IT professionals in the U.S. and other parts of the world, such as India. This economic environment made it possible for many companies to outsource their tech projects to overseas companies for a price that was significantly less than what they would pay local talent.

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Should You Be Recruiting Global Talent?

August 17th, 2017 by

Are you maintaining a local focus for your recruiting efforts? If so, you could be missing out on the many benefits that are associated with hiring the best person for the position—regardless of their location. In fact, there’s a good chance that you’re reducing your prospective talent pool from millions to just a dozen or less. As of late 2016, there were about 12 million mobile developers worldwide, with that figure expected to rise to 14 million in 2020. However, the local developer population in any given location may be quite limited. When compared to the global population, local candidates’ collective skill set may pale by comparison.

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How to Comply With HIPAA by Hiring the Right IT Staff

August 9th, 2017 by

The Health Insurance Portability and Accountability Act – or HIPAA – is one of the most common healthcare technology concerns due to the strict and far-reaching nature of these regulations.

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How To Increase Software Developer Productivity

July 28th, 2017 by

On average, there are five open job positions for every one software developer in search of a position, which means that finding a developer is a very difficult task. Finding the perfect developer? Well, that’s even more challenging! In fact, in the United States, the average timeframe for finding a developer — any developer — is 35 days; that is, if you’re not selective. This 35-day time frame seems to apply to a typical developer for any run-of-the-mill project. But most companies have projects that require specific expertise, requiring a far more selective vetting process. Therefore, it’s conceivable that your search could take weeks longer. That just won’t cut it if you’ve got a fast-approaching deadline. And many companies don’t need a permanent employee; they may only require the developer for a single project. Many businesses consider temporary staffing services, but some have concerns that there may be a lag in terms of ramp-up time and actual productivity from an otherwise unknown talent.

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A Look at Staff Augmentation vs an Outsourcing Model for IT and Tech Staffing

July 18th, 2017 by

How does staff augmentation compare to managed services, and how do these staffing models impact your tech and software development projects?

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Grow Your Software Maintenance and Support Capabilities With Temporary Staffing Services

July 7th, 2017 by

Your company has invested a significant sum of money and countless man hours into the creation and implementation of an enterprise software application. The goal is to streamline your company’s operations while increasing productivity and improving your bottom line. You called in a team of tech experts to help implement the app. But they left before your in-house tech team had a chance to ask about maintenance and updates.

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FAQ: What Are the Most Common Talent Acquisition Challenges?

June 27th, 2017 by

With an estimated 18.2 million software developers on the planet, you’d think it would be fairly easy to find just one who possesses the requisite skill set. But it’s a task that is much easier said than done and you’re not alone. Hiring software developers, IT experts and other tech professionals can pose major challenges although once you identify those roadblocks, you’ll be better positioned to overcome them.

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