Guide On How To Hire Remote Developers

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guide on how to hire remote developers

Harnil Oza

Founder and CEO

Jul 13, 2022

If you're looking for a new developer, chances are they will be working remotely. Remote workers have become the norm in today's economy, and with more than 80% of employees preferring to work from home at least part-time, it is no surprise that this trend has caught on.

A remote working environment is an excellent choice for employees, freelancers, and employers. There are a lot of advantages to hiring remote developers such as increased productivity, improved employee retention rates, and greater flexibility. But before you go on the hunt for potential candidates to get your work done without having to travel long distances or waste time commuting, there are some things that you need to consider first. There's no denying that there are plenty of companies who now offer this kind of working environment because it saves them money in the long run.

After all, remote developers are everywhere. They're the freelancers, employees, and full-time remote workers that make up an estimated 30% of the workforce in America. And according to a report by Livework Digital's "2015 State of Remote Work," it doesn't take a genius to know that today, everyone is now looking for a remote working environment. (Ahem, I am looking at you, 2020)

Now let's set your scene, you've got the perfect remote-friendly office space. The team is happy, productive, and still connected to your organization. But what about that one crucial role? Hiring dedicated developers can be tricky if you don't know how to do it.  You're reading this article because you want to hire remote developers.

If that's the case, then you're in luck. There are a lot of talented people out there who don't mind working remotely and as companies shift more towards remote work environments, it will be easier for you to find the perfect candidate for the software development company.

Here’s The Guide On How To Hire Remote Developers

Define Your Company's Requirements for Hiring

Defining your company's requirements is the main game plan. Without having a strong idea about the requirements, you are bound to make a mistake. And a mistake during the hiring process can be very costly.

Whether it be geographic location or an online presence only, knowing these details will help in the long run. These goals can be in many different areas including sales, SEO service, customer service, product development, etc.

The first requirement is a great culture fit. Without having this established in your company, you will have trouble with employee retention rates. You also need to make sure that they share your work ethic as well as an understanding of what it means to be a part of the team.

The more specific you can be about these things, the better chance you have of finding someone who fits with your company culture and work ethic.

Searching for the Ideal Candidate

Finding the ideal candidate for a job is not an easy task. You have to make sure that they have all the necessary skills and qualifications. The next step is to find out the right candidate for the job. This is where the main work starts. Some of these ways in which you can search for a good candidate include:

  • Freelancing sites
  • Online job portals,
  • Social media forums, among others

And one more thing. Do not be alarmed if you need to use freelancing sites. The best way to find the ideal candidate for a job is by using an online freelancing site.

These websites can give you access to hundreds of different freelancers from all over the world, and it doesn't matter what country they are in or their age. It's a simple way to get access to people who would otherwise be out of your reach.

Evaluation and Screening of Candidates

Evaluation and screening of candidates is a part of the interview process. There are many steps to evaluation and screening which include studying the candidate's CV, and finalizing who will attend your interview. This might also include a small screen test for the candidate.

The most important aspect of any good organization is hiring employees that are capable of their position. To do this, you must evaluate potential candidates by looking at experience, skillset, knowledge base, etc., so that you will have a general idea about the competency of your candidate.

The process of evaluation and screening of candidates can be broken down into three parts. The first is a CV review, where you will be studying the candidate's experience and qualifications to see if they are a good fit for your company.

The second is an interview, which allows you to get to know the person on a more personal level and see how they might fit in with your team.

Finally, there may be a small screen test or two just so that you can have some additional data points about the Candidate.

There are many factors to consider when choosing the right candidate for your company. Evaluation and screening of candidates is a process that must be done carefully. A good CV, interview performance, and a screen test might help you make the best decision possible for your company.


The ability to hire remote developers is a tough nut to crack. But with Hyperlink InfoSystem these problems can be solved. We hope you liked our articles. If anything relates to you then feel free to share it with your loved ones.

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Harnil Oza is the founder and CEO of Hyperlink InfoSystem, one of the leading app development companies in India, USA, UK, and around the world. Being the founder of the company, he takes care of business development activities and maintains relations with clients. His charismatic and result-driven approach has benefited the company to grow and achieve this height where the company stands right now.

Harnil Oza

Founder and CEO

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