Last Thursday, our recruitment firm partner Mobiskill was hosting the 3rd edition of the Gamelle Star Cup. It gathered the top Parisian web and mobile players for a foosball tournament at l’Ecole 42, the developer school founded by Xavier Niel. Continue Reading “Gamelle Star Cup: the Parisian tech industry’s foosball tournament”
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.
You rock in front-end development and you’d like to experience Montreal’s lively atmosphere? Continue Reading “The hottest job of the week: front-end developer in Montreal”
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. Continue Reading “The most popular technologies used by developers in 2017”
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.
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.