Questions to ask yourself and your employer
Și tu poți recruta compania, nu doar ea pe tine
89% dintre eșecurile în angajare au la bază motive culturale, mai degrabă decât dificultăți ale angajatului de a-și îndeplini jobul. Dacă ți-aș spune că și tu poți juca un rol activ în recrutarea culturii care ți se potrivește cel mai bine?
Assessing the culture fit for greater satisfaction and productivity
89% of employing failures have cultural reasons at the core and not the fact that the employee wasn’t able to perform the job. What if I told you that you can also play an active role in recruiting the culture that fits you best?
10 ideas to keep your team happy and motivated
The notion of team gathers in the current context several new dimensions which, of course, require new approaches. Because we already went through this treasure hunt for ideas to maintain the cohesion of our team and also to enhance some of its aspects, we decided to share with you 10 activities that helped us strengthen the relations between the members so that we can perform at our best even from afar. We are true optimists and still hope from the bottom of our hearts to return to our beautiful office as soon as possible and to conduct face to face team buildings but, until then, here are some ideas that kept us close and brought a smile to our faces even on the cloudiest of days.
10 idei pentru menținerea echipei tale pe linia de plutire
Noțiunea de echipă găzduiește în contextul actual dimensiuni noi și presupune abordări pe măsură. De vreme ce noi am trecut deja prin acest treasure hunt al ideilor pentru a nu doar menține echipa unită, dar și pentru a îmbunătăți anumite aspecte ale coeziunii acesteia, ne-am hotărât să împărtășim cu voi 10 activități care pe noi ne-au ajutat să întărim relațiile dintre membri și să funcționăm optim chiar și la distanță. Suntem optimiști și încă sperăm să revenim cât de curând la activități de team building susținute față în față, dar până atunci iată câteva idei care pe noi ne-au ținut aproape și ne-au făcut să zâmbim chiar și în zilele înnorate și friguroase.
Maybe you’ll look on the map and see Romania is an Eastern European country, less developed, which you’ll think most definitely means lower costs.
Maybe your investor recommends it as a rising IT hub with a great workforce.
Or maybe you have friends here or have previously worked with Romanian developers and you know the quality of their work.
No matter how the idea of hiring Romanian developers comes to your mind, one thing is for sure: it’s most definitely biased unless you do proper research. So start here. Read about the three most important agents that define the Romanian IT market and will mould your business plan.
As with so many other things in life, when you think about hiring new people it seems easy. Post the job description, wait for the candidates to apply in their hundreds and worry about how you are going to filter all of them. Yeah, you get it, it’s not like that. But why might you ask?
Because it’s IT we are talking about.
Every developer that you want in your team is already taken, working on an interesting project, using the latest technologies, and on top, is on a very competitive payroll and bonus schema. You need strategy, plan, resources and a lot of patience to succeed in attracting the talent you want, and to accomplish that is nothing but easy.
Perhaps the best way to look at Employer Branding, as a concept, is by asking yourself this simple question: “Does the market know who we are?” And by market, I mean current employees, future candidates, clients, stakeholders - basically the whole ensemble. I’ll explain here why this is important.
The current global context is redefining work and organizational cultures as we speak.
To help companies adapt to the new reality, our friends at The Inner View are holding a free webinar about Job Crafting. The aim of the webinar is to exchange experiences, best practices, real life examples, and zoom in on the process through which organizations can improve the working conditions for their staff.
Extreme Programming, Feature-Driven Development, Crystal Methods, Scrum, Dynamic Systems Development, and Adaptive Software Development: What do they all have in common? Cooperative software development.
While innate intellectual abilities and programming experience underlie performance under traditional settings, the new demands yield for interpersonal skills when creating teams of software developers under the Agile umbrella.