Software development is the future of businesses thriving in the internet and for all entrepreneurs in the digital arena. However, the growth rate and competition in this industry have low tolerance to errors and delays. And its consequences are making companies realize the importance of building a dedicated software development team. A few experts in the business learned it the hard way, courtesy of the “cost-saving strategies” from hiring non-full time developers. And if you’re currently looking into hiring part-timers or freelancers for an important software development project, you need take a look at these 3 common factors inherent in some freelance software developers.
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As we spend years in hiring, co-managing and keeping teams and various companies happy, we could almost say that we have perfected the art of hiring software developers. We say almost because recruitment evolves rapidly in the software industry. Hence, there’s little chance in perfecting it. Nonetheless, there are constant elements in hiring software developers that are worth considering.
1. Recognize the need for flexibility
Getting a closer look at the level of demand for a certain skill or type of software developer in the job market will help gauge if your company needs some recruitment flexibility. Ideally, companies should recruit strictly according to its needs. However, the problem comes up when the recruitment team relies on the common industry standards rather than identifying exactly what the company needs.
With the shortage of talented mobile and web developers in the US and Europe, opening an office in an offshore market with a comparative abundance of skilled labor is appealing. Like so many other great concepts, what determines success and failure is not the idea, it’s the execution. Whether you are offshoring with a strategic vendor, or setting up your own operation, your expectations are going to be the barometer for success.