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Hiring Developer Evangelists

David Cohen

I define “web infrastructure” companies as those (at least initially) targeted primarily at developers. They typically take the form of APIs and make life easier on the web for developers. I’ve invested early in many such companies including SendGrid , Twilio , FullContact , Stream and RunScope. Startups

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A Smart Bear: Startups and Marketing for Geeks

There’s already a lot of great advice about hiring at little startups. You have to hire someone comfy with the bedlam of startup life.

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Hiring Developers Before Product/Market Fit?

SoCal CTO

Using my StartupRoar as a radar, I came across a great post by Gabriel Weinberg Do you really need a full-time hire for that? Far from it.

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3 Interview Tips for Hiring Outstanding Developers

mashable.com

Interview Tips for Hiring Outstanding Developers. The challenge is identifying highly qualified developers among the rest of the field.

The Psychology of Hiring Great People

crowdSPRING Blog

Each person we hire contributes to not only the development of the product, but also to the productivity of the team and overall company culture.

How to Hire Your First Employee

Up and Running

Before you get there, however, you have to actually complete the interviewing, hiring, and onboarding process. Hire for your weaknesses.

Hiring a Developer? Read This First (Infographic)

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

This simple cheat sheet will help you determine which programmer will do what and for how much

The non-developer’s guide to hiring software developers

The Next Web

Attracting and hiring great software developers for your company is difficult, but it’s not impossible. Please don’t do this.

Understand learning profiles before hiring

Version One Ventures

The takeaway for founders and hiring managers. So, what’s the implication for founders and hiring managers?

Why Hiring Managers Need to Be Totally Responsible for Hiring

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Hiring managers need to be able to attract, assess, recruit, retain and develop top talent.

Startup CTO or Developer

SoCal CTO

What worries me a bit is how often I read that startups should hire a developer / hands-on lead developer. Gap closed, right?

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Does your startup really need to hire in-house developers?

The Next Web

When it comes to scaling your startup’s Web development resources (or lack thereof), it seems like you can never have enough assistance.

Hiring High Quality Developers on a Bootstrapper’s Budget

ExtendsLogic

Most of the info you’ll find on hiring is meant for large companies or startups with funding. What if you’re bootstrapping? Everything Else

How do I figure out who my next important hire should be?

A Smart Bear: Startups and Marketing for Geeks

The question is: How do you decide what role is most important to hire for? If I hire someone to do X, I’ll have time for Y and Z.

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Hire Different!

John O'Farrell

Every aspiring CEO has heard of David Ogilvy’s famous admonition , usually paraphrased as “Hire people smarter than yourself” or words to that effect.  In my case, following that good advice has not been hard.  Time to step up:  Hiring the VP of Sales. Virtually all of your early hires will have been engineers or developers

How to hire the right developer for your tech startup

The Next Web

How to get the right development talent in place is one of these. recommend asking yourself these questions: Do I really need a developer? Yes,

What You Need To Know About Hiring And Training Your People

YoungUpstarts

The managers saw such development as increasing their worth and contribution to the company. Training. Performance appraisal. John C.

Learn From The Mistakes Of Others – Hire The Right People.

YoungUpstarts

If you make  common mistakes , like not hiring the right people, you’re heading for trouble. Cost of Hiring Bad Employees. The Poor Fit.

Lead Developer to CTO at a Startup

SoCal CTO

also recognize that while I am the first technologist on the team, I will not by any means be the last and I'm hoping that subsequent hires will be people I consider brighter and more talented than myself. I've previously addressed the role of a CTO in early-stages in my post Startup CTO or Developer. When will key hires come on?

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A look inside Google Developer Relations - we are hiring!

Don Dodge on The Next Big Thing

About a year ago I joined Google as a Developer Advocate in the Google Developer Relations group led by Michael Winton. We are hiring!

Hiring Writers at Your Startup? Scrap Your Usual Approach

View from Seed

The best writer I ever hired at a startup wasn’t a former journalist. Why We All Usually Botch This Hire. Nothing at all.

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Software Eats Software Development

Peter Levine

They had a vision for a new way to develop software and created a new kind of company to pursue it. Source Code Management (SCM) is the second most fundamental tool for a programmer after compiler and development tools. It stores, versions and branches source code being developed by teams of programmers. How did they do it?

How to Find, Hire, and Keep a Great Developer

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

How do you hire a great developer? In this post I walk you through some of the steps I've taken to find, hire and keep top developers on my team

Developing a 21st Century Entrepreneurship Curriculum

Steve Blank

Align and train mentors to embrace customer development. In 2012, in partnership with Stanford University , U.C. Here’s what she had to say….

“I hired a developer on Elance to build my first iPhone app, this was my experience”

The Next Web

fielded a few responses from qualified developers, but I just wasn’t going to be able to afford their services for my pet project. Developer: ?

Hiring a CTO for Your Startup

SoCal CTO

The first thing I do is suggest they explore if they really need to hire a full-time CTO for their startup and if so, what kind of CTO they need.

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The Value of Hiring a Ghost Blogger

Blogtrepreneur | Entrepreneur Blog

It can be costly to hire dedicated staff for this role, and can take time away from other business priorities. This makes sense.

AppDirect Is Hiring After Closing a $50 Million Financing

Feld Thoughts

They also give providers and developers an easy way to distribute, sell, and market cloud services. The post AppDirect Is Hiring After Closing a $50 Million Financing appeared first on Feld Thoughts. Earlier this year, we took part in a $50 million Series D investment round in AppDirect. Investments appdirect Jobs standing cloud

4 Extreme Hiring Tactics

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Bad hiring has a nasty ripple effect. Here’s how four other entrepreneurs are hacking hiring: 1. Vote Early; Vote Often. ” 2.

Startup Business Development Strategies: 7 Tips For Putting.

Seed Stage Capital

There is a natural bias against working with firms that are unproven, underfunded, and still developing and/or evolving. Get creative.

Hiring a CTO for Your Startup

SoCal CTO

The first thing I do is suggest they explore if they really need to hire a full-time CTO for their startup and if so, what kind of CTO they need.

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These 13 Sites Make Hiring a Talented Freelance Developer Easy

Fresh Inc.: The Staff Blog

Whether you want to search for a freelance developer or have one chosen for you, there are many sites that can help

How I hired a great web developer on oDesk for $12/hr

Aymeric Gaurat-Apelli

Many people resist the idea of outsourcing so I thought I would show how I went through the process myself and found a great web developer. 1.

Recruiting Developers? Create An Awesome Candidate Experience

OnStartups

tl;dr: If you're trying to attract awesome developers, you need to create an awesome candidate experience (CX). Decide to do it. You can. Ready?

Hired Works with 150+ Austin Tech Companies, Raises $40 Million in Series C Funding

SiliconHills

By LAURA LOREK Reporter with Silicon Hills News Hired is changing the way developers and knowledge workers find jobs. Austin Hired technology jobsThe company, founded in 2012 in San Francisco, opened an office at WeWork in downtown Austin about a year ago.

How To Design a Successful Interview Process for Hiring Top Talent

Instigator Blog

Most companies don’t have a serious, repeatable interviewing process for hiring. At Standout Jobs (2007-2010) we hired some great people. Note: Most of the hiring we did was in 2007-2008. Next, Fred took over and did a more technical interview with candidates (assuming we were hiring programmers). Reviewing Resumes.

How to Hire the Right Leadership Team for Your Startup

Up and Running

You’ll probably have limited resources —and you may have limited experience—which means it’s crucial to make each hire count. Then Lead Them. 5.

How To Hire A Mobile App Developer: 5 Questions You Should Be Asking

YFS Magazine

Grow Marketing & Sales marketing mobile mobile app design mobile app development mobile apps mobile marketing mobile technology

5 Things to Consider When Hiring Friends and Family

Up and Running

Before you go about hiring friends and family, it’s necessary to answer some tough questions as to whether or not they will contribute to your business. This isn’t to say you should automatically fear hiring (or firing) a close family member or friend. Did you hire him or her for the right reasons? Not always.

The Kick-Ass Cloud For Developers

Peter Levine

Applications and services that were developed for on-premise use have all found a new home in the cloud. The results have been eye-popping.

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