YBorder success stories: Gabi, Romanian developer in London

YBorder success stories: Gabi

Meet Gabi, a talented 33-year old Romanian PHP developer working at DrEd in London, UK. Recruited a few months ago, this is his first professional experience outside his home country. Gabi found this opportunity thanks to his YBorder profile. He agreed to answer a couple of questions for us, and we hope this will give you helpful feedback about the platform. (more…)

The most popular technologies used by developers in 2017

The most popular technologies used by developers in 2017

Every year, Stack Overflow releases its annual developer survey. They ask the community of developers and engineers about their coding habits, technology preferences, and employment status. This survey is interesting for anyone wanting to learn more about developers across the world as well as the tech industry. This is also the opportunity for us at YBorder to learn more about technology trends, and compare them with data from our recruitment platform. We chose to point out for you the top technologies used by developers and searched by companies when hiring new talents.

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Culture shock, how to overcome it?

Culture shock, how to overcome it?
Today, we are focusing on a common phenomenon experienced by travelers and expats: culture shock. Living in a foreign country can sometimes be difficult. Indeed, differences in cultures and habits can make one feel a bit lost and lonely. Culture shock affects people living far from home. It’s a feeling of personal disorientation when experiencing a new and unfamiliar way of life. A person undergoing culture shock can go through
four different phases: honeymoon, negotiation, adjustment, and adaptation.

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How to turn developers into brand ambassadors, and why it is important

How to turn developers into brand ambassadors

Employer branding is a trending topic these days. It has become more and more important over the years as employee retention is becoming more challenging. The increasing need for flexible careers is one reason for this. And it is even more true for technical employees that are constantly offered new competitive job opportunities. Companies therefore need to find a way to attract the best tech talents, and to retain them. Employer branding is at the center of this challenge and developers are one solution to it. Here are some ideas on how to involve your developers in your employer branding. And why it is important to do so.

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