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How to Find and Hire a .NET Developer

Post by Rich Moy on Jun 7, 2017 12:00:00 PM

Considering the nuances of .NET, identifying the qualities you should be looking for in candidates can be particularly challenging. Developed by Microsoft in the late 1990s, .NET (pronounced “dot net”) is a framework that runs on Microsoft Windows that allows programmers to build applications with code across several languages. A wide variety of platforms (including Stack Overflow) were built on the back of .NET, so it’s not surprising that developers with a mastery of the framework are in high demand. To help you stand out from the competition to hire them, here are a few tips to keep in mind whenever you need to hire a .NET developer.

How to Find and Hire a Web Developer

Post by Rich Moy on Apr 10, 2017 12:00:00 PM

For many companies, the importance of having talented web developers can’t be overstated. They are responsible for using a wide variety of programming languages to design and build a website from scratch. Once it’s built, businesses lean on them to maintain and optimize their sites. Not surprisingly, the competition to hire the right people to do the job is at a fever-pitch—and as a result, over 72% of today’s developers identify as web developers. To help you stand out to the top candidates, here are a few things to keep in mind when you need to hire a web developer.

How to Find and Hire a Python Developer

Post by Rich Moy on Mar 6, 2017 12:00:00 PM

Python is a general-purpose programming language that has been widely used by developers since its release in 1991. Kenneth Love, a Python instructor for Treehouse, says that whenever he needs to code something and the language doesn’t matter, he turns to Python. He adds that it has been used by developers to everything from microchips to video games. Because it’s both powerful and flexible, it’s no surprise that companies across all industries are competing to hire talented Python developers. To help you set yourself apart from the competition, here are a few things to know when you need to hire a Python developer.

How to Find and Hire a Network Engineer

Post by Rich Moy on Jan 10, 2017 12:00:00 PM

If you were to ask people in non-tech roles what a network engineer does, they might say that they’re responsible for making sure the Internet connection is stable around the office. While that wouldn’t be completely false, the truth is that network engineers are responsible for maintaining complex systems that allow your employees to stay productive. In fact, because the most talented network engineers create such reliable connections between a wide variety of devices, their work often goes completely unnoticed by their colleagues. Although there’s not a silver bullet solution to help you hire a network engineer faster, here are a few tips to make it easier.

How to Find and Hire a WordPress Developer

Post by Rich Moy on Dec 1, 2016 12:00:00 PM

While many people think of it as merely a blogging platform, WordPress is a powerful open-source content management system (CMS) that over 74 million websites rely on for hosting services. Developers use a combination of HTML, CSS, MySQL, and PHP to build themes and plugins that enable users to launch and edit their websites quickly. Because of the platform’s popularity, the competition to hire WordPress developers is fierce. We don’t have a silver-bullet solution that will help you hire a WordPress developer by the time you sit down for lunch this afternoon, but here are a few insights that will help you better understand the basics of recruiting your top candidates.

How to Find and Hire a JavaScript Developer

Post by Rich Moy on Nov 28, 2016 12:00:00 PM

Created in 1995 by Brendan Eich at Netscape Communications, JavaScript is one of the three core tech languages that still powers the majority of websites you visit, as well as many PDF documents and desktop widgets that many people rely on every day. Still, JavaScript developers are known for building things for the web, and only for the web. While some JavaScript developers are responsible for the front-end experience, there are also plenty of developers using JavaScript to build back-end infrastructure. In any case, employers who are looking to hire a JavaScript developer need to understand what’s important to their top candidates. To help you stand out from the fierce competition, here are a few things you should know about JavaScript developers.

How to Find and Hire a PHP Developer

Post by Rich Moy on Sep 12, 2016 12:00:00 PM

Unless your company has no intention of conducting any business over the Internet, you’ve likely felt the impact of the work of PHP developers do on a daily basis. PHP is an open source language that’s maintained by a group of volunteers, and although you can technically write PHP code in a simple text editor, it’s a powerful technology that many organizations rely on for everything ranging from creating user interfaces to accepting usernames and passwords on a website. Considering that the applications they build are vital to many teams across your entire organization, it’s no secret that they’re in high demand. To help you stand out from the competition, here are a few things to keep in mind when you need to hire a PHP developer.

How to Find and Hire a Data Scientist

Post by Rich Moy on Jul 28, 2016 12:00:00 PM

Although many organizations have sophisticated processes to track business metrics, it’s difficult for those insights to have an impact if you don’t fully understand what they mean. Enter data scientists, who often have extensive backgrounds in academia and have decided to turn their focus to helping companies understand their data on a deeper level. The value of having an in-house data scientist is becoming evident to many employers. In fact, McKinsey recently predicted that by 2018, there would only be 200,000 available candidates to fill an estimated 490,000 open data science roles. To help you stand out in the extremely crowded marketplace, here are a few things you should know when it’s time to hire a data scientist.

How to Find and Hire an iOS Developer

Post by Rich Moy on Jul 12, 2016 12:00:00 PM

Considering that over 231 million iPhones were sold globally in 2015, it should come as no surprise that developers who can build apps for Apple’s iOS are in such high demand. In fact, the two programming languages often used to create iOS apps—Objective-C and Apple’s Swift—are near the top of the most in-demand technologies in 2016. With the popularity of iOS development comes increased competition for talented developers who can build the apps your company needs. While there’s no silver-bullet solution to help you immediately find the right person for the job, here are a few things to keep in mind when you need to hire an iOS developer.

How to Find and Hire a Software Architect

Post by Rich Moy on May 25, 2016 12:00:00 PM

If you’re like most people, understanding the difference between a software architect and a software developer has made your eyes glaze over hundreds of times. Naturally, without a clear understanding of the difference between these two roles makes it difficult to recruit for either role. There are countless nuanced differences between software development and software architecture, but the biggest difference that you should understand is that a software architect is responsible for seeing and defining the bigger picture to understand how the product you’re building will ultimately work for the consumer. Here are a few more tips you can refer to whenever you need to hire a software architect.

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