The apps economy is suffering from a growing skills shortage, which can make it difficult to get a new software project off the ground. The good news is that there's still plenty of talent out there -- you just need to know where to look. This infographic from UpWork explains how to find and attract a remote development team that doesn't suck.
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The perks and promises that startups offer to attract top tech talent are legendary -- on-site chefs, ping pong tables, gym memberships, the list goes on. But even startups with a seemingly endless list of perks and a good chunk of funding under their belts can find it hard to recruit a quality team. In response to this problem, Blackbird Ventures has launched Sirius A, a program to help 'concierge' top computer science graduates into startup jobs.
Predicting the future is near impossible -- but that doesn‘t stop us all from having a red hot go. Human beings have been predicting the future since the beginning of history and the results range from the hilarious to the downright uncanny.
One thing all future predictions have in common: they‘re rooted in our current understanding of how the world works. It‘s difficult to escape that mindset. We have no idea how technology will evolve, so our ideas are connected to the technology of today.
Recruiting staff can be difficult, especially if you need specialist skills. While left-field tactics can work, changing your approach to writing the job ad can also help. Rather than just listing skills, switch the focus to why you'd be a good employer.