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A collection of our latest blog posts about tech & software engineering trends, startup advice, and business insights. Read in-depth guides and interviews with industry leaders and domain experts.

Modern Engineering Teams: On-site vs. Remote vs. Distributed Teams May 23, 2018
Modern Engineering Teams: On-site vs. Remote vs. Distributed Teams

Office getting crowded? Read about the pros and cons of on-site, remote, or distributed engineering teams to see which structure might be best for your team.

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Freelance Developer Rate Trends of 2018 Apr 30, 2018
Freelance Developer Rate Trends of 2018

We look at data from our Freelance Rates Explorer to examine freelance developer rate trends for 2018. We compare front-end vs. back-end developer rates, web vs. mobile developer rates, and rates for developers well-versed in popular JavaScript frameworks like Node.js, React.js, and Angular.js.

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2018 WordPress Developer Hiring Guide: Salaries, Freelance Rates, and More Apr 27, 2018
2018 WordPress Developer Hiring Guide: Salaries, Freelance Rates, and More

Used for over 60 million websites, WordPress powers everything from social media platforms to government sites. It takes a skilled WordPress developer to implement the design and functions that are just right for each use case. Here is a guide on everything you need to know to recruit top...

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In-House vs Freelance Software Development: Pros and Cons Apr 25, 2018
In-House vs Freelance Software Development: Pros and Cons

Can't decide whether to have a product or feature built in-house or with freelance developers? Read on to see the pros and cons of both in terms of expertise, quality, time, and money to make your decision easier.

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2018 iOS Developer Hiring Guide: Salaries, Freelance Rates, and More Apr 16, 2018
2018 iOS Developer Hiring Guide: Salaries, Freelance Rates, and More

iOS is the most popular mobile app development environment and iOS apps continue to generate more revenue than their Android competitors. From iOS developer salaries to interview questions, here is a guide to everything you need to know to recruit the talented mobile developer you need to build...

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Connecting Musicians and Instrument Brands With the Help of CodementorX Apr 13, 2018
Connecting Musicians and Instrument Brands With the Help of CodementorX

Equipboard is committed to building the world’s largest database of artists and the gear they use. Learn how this 500 Startups company helps musicians discover the best gear, and brings instrument manufacturers closer to their customers and influencers with the help of CodementorX.

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Happiest Cities in the U.S. for Software Engineers Mar 29, 2018
Happiest Cities in the U.S. for Software Engineers

If you're a developer looking for a change of pace (and a new city to live in), where would you be happiest? We've ranked 51 U.S. cities based on social life, pay, and cost of living to find the city that has the most potential to make you happy. Read on to find out where your next home should be.

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Jack Altman on How to Use Performance Management To Build Better Teams Mar 26, 2018
Jack Altman on How to Use Performance Management To Build Better Teams

As a company grows, it becomes more difficult for founders and managers to stay on top of performance management. That’s why it’s important to build a culture of communication, feedback, and goal setting. Lattice CEO and co-founder, Jack Altman, has some tips on how to do just that.

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How Startup Founders Can Approach the Product Management Role: Insights From Product Manager HQ’s Kevin Lee Mar 16, 2018
 How Startup Founders Can Approach the Product Management Role: Insights From Product Manager HQ’s Kevin Lee

As a startup scales beyond product market fit, product management becomes very important. But how can founders effectively manage the product and perform all of their other duties? Here are best practices for founders to manage the product and hire product managers.

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2018 Front-end Developer Hiring Guide: Salaries, Freelance Rates, and More Mar 07, 2018
2018 Front-end Developer Hiring Guide: Salaries, Freelance Rates, and More

Hiring a front-end developer means taking the time understand developer salary expectations, crafting a job description to attract the right talent, designing an interview process to test technical skills, and more. Here’s a guide on everything you need to know to recruit a front-end developer.

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