How to neutralize the risks of hiring a contractor or a freelancer? In our previous article “How to pay your foreign employees?” we have mentioned that one of the easiest and safest ways of paying your remote employees is doing it via a local intermediary. We explained that in such scheme of cooperation your American company is signing an agreement with a local partner.
Very often companies don’t realize the risk of liability that they are being exposed to when hiring the overseas remote specialists without any local intermediary company. In this article we will review the top issues, which an American company should consider before hiring a foreign independent contractor without any professional assistance.
Working with freelancers and remote specialists has a lot of advantages, benefits and positive aspects. Although to utilize the remote workforce trend at full capacity and make it work well for your company you need to know the top issues which can occur during the process of hiring freelancers or remote specialists.
It goes without saying that the remote workforce trend and so-called “telecommuting” is becoming more and more popular every day. Some employers are already disappointed about it, others are doubting it can work well for their businesses and only few utilize telecommuting opportunities at its full capacity.
Today we’ll look closer at the Scrum process items. Each of this item works in it is own/unusual and specific way, helping Scrum practices come into life. Let’s start from the product backlog which is an alive Artifact of this project framework.
In the previous article we talked about an Agile development history, its famous manifest and some Scrum appearance history. Today we will talk about Scrum itself, how it looks like from the inside, how it works also. As it had shown in a previous part of our article, Agile development is a bit more focused on a market needs and stakeholders’ interests comparing with some technologies like waterfall, for example (it does not mean that this technology is bad anyway).
Today we want to talk about Agile principles and especially about Scrum, that had been used on a many of our projects. This article can help you to understand the basics of the Agile and Scrum development and try to implement this methods in your company. So let’s start.
Hey all! This article will be devoted to your UpWork profile maintenance. If you already have an UpWork profile, you will have to delete it for the reason the UpWork administration can block both of your profiles in case of finding more than one of them. Next you enter all needed information in your new […]
It is necessary to pay attention to: 1) Politeness When corresponding and communicating, be polite and welcoming. It will help to maintain long-term relations with the customer. 2) English Check what you write. Mind the tenses and forms. Check in translate.google.com or ask colleagues for help. The style and spelling of your writing form the impression of you […]