23 Jan '13, 7pm

The Zen and Art of Hiring Developers #dev #business #hiring

The Zen and Art of Hiring Developers #dev #business #hiring

Avoid Outsourcing – while there is always a chance that you could find an amazing developer far far away, managing them and keeping track of what they are doing is next-to-impossible. Also motivating them and keeping them excited about what you are doing is also hard unless you have 40 hours of work a week for them. You don’t get the ability to build a real relationship with them and at the end of the day they really just see what you are giving them as work, and want to get it done as quickly as possible. Couple this with the time difference and your in trouble. I would only recommend outsourcing if you are a developer yourself, already have other developers working on the project, and have very specific tasks you are looking to get done. Otherwise realize that you’ll probably end-up paying more than $50/hour, even though you think you’re paying less than $20. Conduct a c...

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