When a new hire fails to meet your expectations, it is easy to put the blame on them. But it’s important to understand that underperformance is often the result of unclearly set expectations, especially when you hire offshore developers and have to communicate across cultures. With that in mind, setting up an offshore development center means more than hiring and detailing the direct responsibilities for each role.
To build a software development team, you need to make sure each programmer is an expert in their field, has the right personality to fit your company culture and coexist with others, but it’s even more than that. A great team is like a puzzle, where every piece is in the right place.
In this age of globalization, distributed software development doesn’t surprise anyone anymore. But what is surprising is that some of the best-performing teams out there are distributed ones. They are incredibly productive, sometimes beating the co-located teams of their competitors in this regard. With all the challenges of distributed software development, what does a distributed team have that makes it more effective?
For tech startups, it’s the developers that make or break it. When your business is only entering the market, you need a strong technical team to have your back. Moreover, you need people who are experienced enough to find solutions independently, but risky enough to put up with the atmosphere of uncertainty that is characteristic of tech startups.
The reasons why your startup still hasn’t hired the programmers it needs can be one — or all — of the following.
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