Countries that support global talent hiring

From the U.S. to Europe, Latin America to Asia, the global immigration and expansion landscape is constantly changing. For fast-growth tech companies looking to expand into new international markets, it’s crucial to be aware of key global markets’ nuances and intricacies before sending employees to new locations. Hence, a company’s…

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The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Software Developers

It turns out that technical skills and experience will only get you so far. There are several critical behavioral characteristics and mindsets that set apart highly effective software developers. We asked a variety of software professionals about the habits and traits that separate great developers from the rest of the…

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I can’t find good software engineers

StackRaft helps me connect with many tech companies, founders and engineering leaders. I often ask them one question, what is their biggest problem? They all tell me how hard it is to find good programmers. That there’s nobody out there and even when they find them its always a bit…

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Canada: A Trending H-1B Alternative And Things To Know

In the last two years, H-1B visas have been experiencing several delays and restrictions. The numbers tell the story. A research paper on H1B visas by the National Foundation for American Policy (NFAP), a not-for-profit policy think-tank based at Arlington, in Virginia says there was a 42% increase in denial…

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The power of appreciating people at work

When’s the last time you were recognized at your job? What immediate feelings did you have when this happened? Whether it’s a simple “thank you” or an office party was thrown in your favor, everyone likes to be appreciated. While there are many reasons workers can choose to leave their…

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Are you the shy job seeker?

The job search process seems to stacked in the favor of the extraverted, natural hand-shaker– the “Hi, how are you!” kind of person. Their natural friendliness, comfort with social interactions, and ease of making connections seem to virtually guarantee them the best jobs. There’s no doubt that extraverted traits can…

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How to interview technical candidates

When we interview potential developers to join our team, we want to be mindful of how we use their time and how we treat them – we want to learn as much as we can about people, whilst giving them the best experience possible. ###Do’s Be friendly – this person…

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Live Your Future with Green Technology

The technology industry has always been an exciting place to be. With advancements in not only machines but in ways of using them, it’s no wonder job opportunities in this industry are growing at tremendous rates. In fact, the USA clocked in a bumper increase of 261,000 jobs in the…

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A Brilliant Solution To Group Payment Headaches

Imagine this. You’re planning a huge surprise for your mother. You will be buying gifts for her from a premium e-commerce site. You’ve even roped in the rest of the family! But when it comes to payment time, it’s chaos. You’re going crazy trying to split the cost among everyone.…

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Top 5 tech ninjas looking for their next gig

Hiring today is very different than it was just 10 years ago, largely because we are in a candidate-driven market where expectations of talent have a bigger impact on what hiring managers have to take into consideration. With that in mind, we thought it might be useful to profile top tech talents…

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