We know about the challenges that building a remote team comes with, but getting past that stage and stepping into expansion poses a different challenge. Here are some insightful tips we gathered from our meeting with Lee and Marco...
Last week we had our first in-person event @inTulsa accompanied by a local audience of young entrepreneurs. Our very special speakers were Lee Easton, president and founder of AeroVision, and Marco Rivadeneyra, our CTO at Simbiosis.
We know about the challenges that building a remote team comes with, but getting past that stage and stepping into expansion and the growing stage poses a different challenge.
Here are some insightful tips we gathered from our meeting:
Look for people you feel you can trust and that can work well with the team.
Hiring fast is usually a recipe for disaster, so better to keep an open-door conversation with candidates you like.
An excellent place to start? Referrals.
Other pro tips when building a team are to find a partner who believes in your mission and is passionate about what you're doing. Reward proactiveness with performance bonuses, and a percentage of profits, and give incentives for growing the team and delegating tasks.
When building a modern SaaS product, you want to pick stacks that have a large pool of candidates because the hourly rate is going to be more competitive.
The most common ones are TypeScript, React, and Node while AWS, Laravel, and Azure DevOps are familiar among enterprises like banks, oil companies, and healthcare companies.
Look for candidates that are driven and motivated to learn by themselves!
“I really wanted to develop a company that would give me some freedom and flexibility in my schedule, and the ability to travel more. I was focused on getting my time back in life while doing something I'm passionate about, which was building web apps.”
Despite the challenges you might face when your company is growing rapidly, you can find workshops provided by experts online and tools that might help ease the process!
If you are ready to grow your remote tech team, Simbiosis can help you every step of the way, from the initial search until the hiring part. Just schedule a call with us and we’ll take it from there!