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.
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.