Alex Marchena

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Stop Overthinking These 8 Things When Recruiting Dedicated Software Developers

Posted by Alex Marchena

Recruiters know how hard it can be to get access to the top dedicated software developers. In my time as a software developer, I've seen recruiters make the same mistakes again and again when trying to attract the best talent. Many recruiters overthink the process of attracting software developers, and in the process turn off many potential candidates. Here are the mistakes that you could be making and how to avoid them.

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Topics: Tips on Hiring and Outsourcing Your Team

How to Recruit the Most Talented Software Developers

Posted by Alex Marchena

What’s the one thing HR recruiter always ask me? “How can I reach the absolute best software developers out there for the positions I have?”

For some recruiters, it can be a constant battle. The best software developers are often in high demand and juggling many offers all at once. So how do you engage the best software developers and keep them interested in what you have to offer? Here are the top tips to attract the top talented software developers.

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Topics: Tips on Hiring and Outsourcing Your Team

7 Signs your Business Needs Help with Software Development

Posted by Alex Marchena

One of the main reasons that businesses contact me for expert help with software development is because they are not achieving the goals and targets that they want to. And the fact is that integrating technology into your business through the right software development really can fast track your business growth. However, when it comes to taking this step, many managers ask me “is now the right time to implement software development to boost my business?” Here are seven of the most common warning signs I’ve seen that a business is in urgent need of help with software development.

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Topics: Software Development Team Advantages, Tips on Hiring and Outsourcing Your Team

Avoid the Pains of Offshore Software Development and Go Nearshore

Posted by Alex Marchena

If there’s one thing I hear about offshoring from clients, again and again, is “if something goes wrong, what can we do?!” Outsourcing software development to a distant country, to developers who don’t speak your language, might be tempting when you see the price, but frightening when you consider what could go wrong.

And yet, when most companies need to outsource software development, offshoring is still one of the most popular options. When onshore opportunities are becoming increasingly costly and difficult for small businesses and startups to access. Going offshore seems to be the only choice, and yet in so many cases, it doesn’t work out.

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Topics: Software Development Team Advantages, Software Development Tips and Tricks

How Great Communication Can Lead to Great Software Development

Posted by Alex Marchena

If you’re looking for outstanding software development, the first thing you probably look for is highly skilled software developers. However, knowledge and skill aren’t the only things that you should be looking for when choosing a software development team. It’s all too common to see software development projects fall behind, go off track, or fail entirely because they are missing one critical factor – communication.

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Topics: Software Development Team Advantages, Software Development Tips and Tricks