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How Much Do Freelance Developers Cost Around the World? (2017) Jul 07, 2017
How Much Do Freelance Developers Cost Around the World? (2017)

Freelance developers could cost anywhere from $10 to $150 per hour. What’s the average? We surveyed 5,302 freelance developers worldwide to answer this question.

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Software Engineer Job Descriptions that Attract the Best Developers Jun 29, 2017
Software Engineer Job Descriptions that Attract the Best Developers

It only takes job seekers 49 seconds to decide a position isn't right for them. When you're competing with a million other software engineer job descriptions, here's how yours will stand out and attract the best developers.

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How Zapier Remotely Manages a Team of 80 Employees Jun 26, 2017
How Zapier Remotely Manages a Team of 80 Employees

Overseeing a distributed team of 80 employees, Zapier is an emerging thought leader in remote team management. We learned some best practices for managing remote developers from Zapier CTO, Bryan Helmig.

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How to be the Engineering Manager Your Company Needs Jun 08, 2017
How to be the Engineering Manager Your Company Needs

The biggest challenges for engineering managers aren’t technical, but personal. Become the engineering manager your company needs with exclusive tips from Airbnb, Typeform, InVision, and Zapier engineering managers!

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Ultimate Guide for Hiring Freelance Developers May 08, 2017
Ultimate Guide for Hiring Freelance Developers

Hiring freelance developers is typically not a walk in the park. Why, when, and how should you hire and manage freelance developers? We'll walk you through it.

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How Much Does it Cost to Make An App in 2017? Apr 25, 2017
How Much Does it Cost to Make An App in 2017?

How much does it cost to make an app? Here's the cost to make an MVP for some of the top 10 apps, and what are the factors you should consider when budgeting.

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Cost of Hiring Full-Time vs. Freelance Software Developers Apr 25, 2017
Cost of Hiring Full-Time vs. Freelance Software Developers

Is it more expensive to hire full-time employees or freelance developers? We will walk you through a detailed comparison of the true cost of hiring developers.

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10 Reasons Why Software Projects Succeed Apr 25, 2017
10 Reasons Why Software Projects Succeed

31.1% of software projects fail and 52.7% of them cost 189% of their original estimates. Are software projects doomed to fail? Learn the top 10 ways to ensure project success!

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3 Keys to Building a Tech Startup as a Non-Technical Founder: From MVP to Success Apr 24, 2017
3 Keys to Building a Tech Startup as a Non-Technical Founder: From MVP to Success

How do you start a startup as a non-technical founder? Weiting Liu, founder and CEO of Codementor, discusses three key points to building a tech startup as a non-tech founder.

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Remote Team Management: How Zapier Succeeded Mar 28, 2017
Remote Team Management: How Zapier Succeeded

With remote work on the rise, how can you manage a remote team efficiently? Managing a highly distributed team, Bryan Helmig, Co-founder and CTO of Zapier, is here to share his success stories with us!

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