20. May 2019. | Author: techysium

How to hire the best IT contractor money can buy, and how to keep them?

Working with freelance contractors has its obvious risks. There are financial dangers, deadline issues and trust-based exposures which can create extreme vulnerabilities, especially in IT, where we work with data. However, hiring people who work remotely and/or contract-based can add a huge edge to your business. In many cases, experienced freelancers are simply better workers, because they are more efficient, and the financial requirements are often lower than keeping a permanent staff.
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20. May 2019. | Author: techysium

Remote is becoming the new norm in IT work - facts and figures from a changing job landscape

Online remote work is on the rise. The freedom provided by broadband digital data networks is all the more desirable in a global environment where unemployment is turning into labor shortage on key markets and high skill professions, like Information Technology. This is not about unicorn millennials anymore - this is a vast, fundamental shift which presents a valuable business opportunity for those who can adapt to it, while being an existential threat to the companies who do not realize the consequences in time.
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