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.
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.
Staff engineers, senior technical leaders, guide and balance SaaS teams, possessing deep expertise. They excel as mentors, advocating for the team, providing feedback, and bridging business and technical goals. This guide explains if your business needs staff engineers and what they do.
There are many factors involved in building a thriving team. This is what a CTO must consider when hiring expert teams to build software.
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.
Here we address some common excuses about why remote work doesn't work.
Does your team need Fractional CTO services? As your team begins to grow, you might feel the need to promote your technical cofounder to the role of Chief Technology Officer. That’s often a mistake. There are many different skills a CTO needs depending on the size of the company....
Create space so your team can thrive. You must create space for knowledge workers to do their best work. But how do you do that? Welcome to Free Range Management. Free Range Management can be summed up in two words: create space. The trick is doing that in a way...
Many startups give the CTO title to their technical lead. We think that’s a mistake. There is an organic way to grow engineering teams and there are different leadership skills needed at different sizes. Because of this, titles have become quite confusing. We’ve also seen that founders will...