In this week’s roundup from OfferZen, we deep dive into our data to see how a good hiring experience can boost how developers view your culture and help you scale your team faster, what you need to know about hiring full stack developers and what it costs to hire Ruby developers in South Africa.
Exclusive Dev Nation sneak peek: A hiring process that showcases your culture can lead to fewer declined offers
Hiring developers is hard and time-consuming. So what do you do if you’re tasked with doubling your team next year? Treating it like you would another software project might help: how can I approach this better and reduce bottlenecks?
The majority of developers have dropped out of a hiring process after a negative experience. This made us wonder: if there was one thing you could change today to help you get more accepted offers, what should it be? We looked at the data from our ongoing #DevNationSurvey to explore factors in your control that can speed up your scaling plan today.
Let’s start by looking at why developers turn down offers. Poor company culture or a culture mismatch is one of their biggest reasons for declining an offer: