August 28, 2019 Recruitment

Top 10 Interview Questions When Hiring A Content Marketer

First off, freelance marketplaces are underappreciated. I remember I’ve submitted several jobs for part-time freelance writers on Upwork in 2017 and I received a total of ~20 applications. Most of them were spam and automated bot submissions. I remember that posting the same job 5 years ago would have yielded 60–100 applications, or about 10x

August 7, 2019 Recruitment

7 Useful Tactics To Establish A Solid Team

Every boss dreams of the perfect team, but since there isn’t such a thing, settle for the next best — a team you’ve created and carefully trained. Hiring the best people does not necessarily equate to creating the best team. Like cogs in a well-oiled machine, you don’t need to find the perfect employees, just

January 30, 2019 Recruitment

The Practical Guide to Hiring Employees

Hiring new employees is among the biggest problems businesses face. From micro businesses to large enterprises, finding and closing top talent is a major challenge that we’re all eager to overcome. Hiring Employees With Qualified Talent Having led over a thousand interviews, I’ve faced challenges with almost every role I looked for in IT. Software

January 17, 2019 Recruitment

Key Factors To Consider When Recruiting Front-End Web Developers

If I have to classify the factors that we consider while recruiting front-end web developers, I would break them down into several categories. Different Categories Considered in Hiring 1. Skills The “skills” factor is the amount of know-how you possess, your portfolio, and being able to solve different problems. Depending on the complexity of the

December 28, 2018 Recruitment

Effective Hiring Tips (For Startups And Growing Teams)

There are fast-paced startups where execution is mission-critical. Then, there are the startups relying on an ongoing and regular business model – think of manufacturing or an ongoing type of activity that could easily take 60–80 hours a week. In other instances, freelancing may be a great model for a lean startup. The beginning phases of

December 12, 2018 Recruitment

Common Recruitment Challenges in the IT Industry

My position in my LinkedIn profile is a CEO of a team of 25 for several years now (nowadays 45), and yet I still do receive about a dozen emails every week through LinkedIn inviting me to apply as a junior developer somewhere or take on a senior position for an industry that I hadn’t even heard of. Additionally,