Hiring

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The secret sauce to high-performing teams: leadership, trust, and autonomy

The secret sauce to high-performing teams: leadership, trust, and autonomy

Empowering teams in modern workspaces means shifting from traditional management to a trust-based, autonomous culture. This approach enhances performance, especially remotely, by emphasizing purpose before results and fostering open communication and accountability.

Six signs your team needs to scale

Six signs your team needs to scale

Learn when your startup is ready to scale: signs include increased workloads, strained leadership, skill gaps, and declining quality. Discover the role of CTO coaching and external guidance from madewithlove for successful growth and innovation.

Never hire senior developers*

Never hire senior developers*

When do SaaS startup founders know it's the right time to hire junior developers? And why is always hiring senior developers, not a good idea?

Should we ditch resumes?

Should we ditch resumes?

Do resumes provide us the right information? Or is there a better way? How useful are resumes? Which alternatives to resumes exist? How can we eliminate resumes when hiring engineers? How do resumes contribute to biased hiring decisions?

Pulse Episode 13: Jason Fried on Trust, Hiring, and Rehiring

Pulse Episode 13: Jason Fried on Trust, Hiring, and Rehiring

Andreas talks with Jason Fried, founder of 37signals (Basecamp), about rehiring and trust in the workplace. They discuss the "trust battery," representing trust levels and its fluctuations. Jason emphasizes enthusiasm and fit in hiring, and they explore rehiring former employees and role dynamics.

Why you can't have it all — a reality check for hiring

Why you can't have it all — a reality check for hiring

Don't compromise quality when hiring developers. Explore alternate hiring strategies like freelance and part-time arrangements, consider remote work, and focus on core competencies. Remember, 'perfect' candidates might not exist, but the right one does.

Culture fit or culture add?

Culture fit or culture add?

Which criteria you should consider when hiring technical profiles in the SaaS industry? Should you aim for culture fit or culture add? Or both?

Which Interview Questions Should We Ditch in 2024 — and What to Ask Instead?

Which Interview Questions Should We Ditch in 2024 — and What to Ask Instead?

Upgrade your interview game for 2023! Discover outdated questions to ditch and better alternatives to ask. Tailor interviews to the role, culture, and candidates' goals. Maximize insights, avoid mind games, and attract top talent. Make informed hiring decisions.

Why you should invest in good engineers from the start

Why you should invest in good engineers from the start

Investing in senior engineers is crucial for startups. They bring speed, efficiency, and quality to development, boost team morale, and ensure long-term profitability. Hire senior professionals from the start for success, here is why.

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