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.
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.
We have been receiving lots of messages and questions from junior programmers along the way. Whether it was live, at a dedicated tech event, or via email, we loved all your questions and decided to compile a few of the answers that can speed up the process of boarding into your first role as a programmer. Take a look!
As you may already know, we are a team of psychologists, so we have an intense sense of analyzing the consequences of every decision we make that affects our team, on several levels: productivity, well-being, confidence, motivation, future career. Remote work is one of those very important cases and we want to share the ideas we got from doing it.
An introduction to the technology we're using, built in-house or SaaS, while trying to achieve growth and better efficiency in IT recruitment.
Job interviews can be stressful. We understand that.
They get you out of your comfort zone, force you to pitch a self-selling marketing tone that’s so not you or come up with desirable answers on the spot.
Error 404 is not on option and there’s no time for system debugging...
But we’re good peeps and we want to really help out.
And we refer to IT heaven or destination of choice, we mean on both sides of the outsourcing IT companies and native IT professionals aka programmers and developers. While for most people, Romania is a 2nd world country that plays little to no interest, major tech companies from around the world have seen the hidden gems this country has to offer IT-wise. For instance, the US giant Fitbit’s acquisition of the Romanian Vector Watch company at the beginning of last year comes as a confirmation.
Earlier this year we wrote a blog about Cluj-Napoca being the top IT outsourcing destination in Romania and the reasons we believe this is true. And we received quite positive feedback afterwards, which led us into thinking that a follow up blog would be appreciated by our readers.
While in the beginning it was growing at the same pace as the other main Romanian IT centers from the province, Iaşi and Timişoara, Cluj-Napoca managed to take off and gain a considerable advantage over the past recent years. Now the IT industry in Cluj-Napoca has reached an amplitude that allows it to be considered the main IT business pole after the capital Bucharest, shows The National IT Market Survey conducted by ARIES Transilvania's IT Cluster.