Ilana Yitzhaki talks about how to create a great experience for employees in three Stack Overflow offices and remote Stackers across 14 countries. What does your current organizational setup look like and in which units do you work remotely?
This year, StackOverflow put together a comprehensive survey with over 90,000 respondents, examining the tech landscape, and developers in particular. Using that data, we created a thorough list of the 12 most common developer types, to help answer the basic questions about different sorts of developers: what they do, how they work, and where they stand in the field.
Developers are in demand. Big demand—“knowledge of software development principles” appeared in more than 580,000 job descriptions this year. It’s no surprise, then, that skilled developers top the priority list for many hiring programs. But with a growing skills gap and increasing competition, it’s not enough to simply advertise positions and hope for the best. You need developer-specific listings and a great careers page that speaks to a tech audience and delivers in-depth insights into your technology stacks. You also need to show the people behind your processes and programming and share stories of the challenges they face every day.
Demand for IT expertise is skyrocketing. For financial institutions, insurance agencies, law firms, healthcare companies, and even retail businesses, technology is no longer a cost center; cloud computing deployments, collaboration tools, and mobile device integration now drive long-term ROI.
Ultimately, your goal is to find developers that are right for your engineering team. But in the current market situation it might be useful to start looking for a Minimum Viable Candidate.
Every company seems to call their technical employees something different. Here’s a rundown of the various titles used and what they mean.
“We had lots and lots of information scattered across various systems.” They tried many tools, but they all came up short. Then they heard about Teams.
Sascha Wolf started using Stack Overflow as resource for homework help. But it quickly became his community, and a path to new career opportunities.
There is a growing lack of practice time for students and doctors to work on their surgical techniques. A new VR training system thinks it can help.
Starting a new job as a developer can be a little overwhelming. There is a lot of information to process, new faces to see, and code you want to get up-to-speed with as soon as possible. A positive onboarding experience can make a huge difference to a developer’s happiness and productivity. To hear more about…