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Kelly Meissner

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Globalization  |  Hire Smarter  |  Tech

Top Talent Shortage? Not With This Hiring Strategy

Win the talent wars by looking globally Highly qualified, reliable talent is the holy grail of staffing — everyone wants it, but it’s hard to find or even know where to start looking. For technology companies, it doesn’t help that we’re in the middle of a global tech skills shortage. Earlier this year, Harvey Nash and KPMG published a survey of more than 4,000 CIOs and other tech leaders in 86 countries. A majority of the CIOs (62%) said a lack of talent will prevent their organization from keeping up with the pace of change. Some business leaders turn to outsourcing as a stopgap, but too often this decision leads to disastrous results. Is there a better solution? First, we need to understand the causes of the tech industry’s current hiring struggles.

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Hire Smarter  |  Remote Work  |  Team Building

4 Ways to Build Trust in Remote Teams

Practical tips for smart, supportive team-building Trust is an essential building block of any successful team. Without intentional effort to encourage bonding and transparency between teammates, distributed teams can be particularly prone to assumptions and misinterpretations that break down trust. Although many remote teams seldom meet in person, some proactive management strategies can cultivate strong workplace relationships and productive collaborations.

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Hire Smarter  |  Work Smarter

The Top 2 Reasons You Should Be Hiring Teams Instead of Individuals

Teams are the future of smart, results-driven hiring Forget the “unicorn” — hiring a superstar or two won’t magically make your goals happen. That’s the problem with traditional hiring: it’s too focused on individuals.

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Brazil  |  Crossover News  |  Pakistan  |  Romania  |  Work Smarter

Working Anywhere, Together

Crossover launches co-working options in select cities There’s no denying that remote work is great, but sometimes you just want a change of pace, or someone to bounce ideas off of face to face. Co-working offers the best of both worlds — conversation when you want it, quiet when you don’t, plus high-speed WiFi, snacks and drinks, and other perks. And now, all these benefits are free for Crossover partners! Starting this month, we’re rolling out co-working options in select cities in South America, Europe, and South Asia, with more locations coming soon.

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Crossover News

The Crossover Coffee Break: Issue #19

Welcome to the weekly newsletter for Crossover blog subscribers Take a break from your work and join us for some piping hot news about remote work, productivity, and what the Crossover community has been up to.

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Career Advice  |  Remote Work  |  Software Development  |  Work Smarter

3 Myths About Remote Developer Jobs

Common misconceptions about working remotely in tech—and why they’re wrong According to Stack Overflow’s 2017 Developer Survey, more than half of developers say remote work options are a top priority when looking for a new role. Yet, if you’ve never held a flexible or work-from-home job, you might have doubts about whether working remotely is a good idea. Maybe you’ve seen one too many sounds-too-good-to-be-true online job listings. Or maybe you’re just so used to going into an office that it’s hard to imagine doing anything else. We get it. Making the switch to remote work can be daunting. Let’s dig into a few common concerns:

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Crossover News  |  Increase Productivity

The Crossover Coffee Break: Issue #18

Welcome to the weekly newsletter for Crossover blog subscribers Take a break from your work and join us for some piping hot news about remote work, productivity, and what the Crossover community has been up to.

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Crossover News  |  Hire Smarter  |  Increase Productivity  |  Remote Work  |  Tech  |  Work Smarter

Looking for a Remote Tech Job? Join One of Our Hiring Tournaments

Register for one of 8 events in August or September — both in person and online Since 2014, Crossover has been connecting technical professionals and Fortune 1000 companies for remote work partnerships. In 2017, we reached a new milestone: 2,000 partners in more than 100 countries around the globe. How did we do it? This year, hiring tournaments have been a big part of our growth. We started our international hiring tour in February and have hosted 25 tournaments in 12 countries to date.

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