João Alves

March 19, 2021

Dear CTO, remote will change your company forever

It's the new cool kid on the block. Everyone is talking about it. Everyone wants it, at least partially. Before COVID-19, all of us had some friends working remotely. Some of them were contractors. Others were working from all around the world for big Australian/American/Canadian companies. It seems that candidates are demanding this o...
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March 10, 2021

No one will negotiate for you!

When you're in the final phase of a recruiting process, you enter the negotiation phase. I'm not writing this post to talk about negotiations per se, but rather to demystify something I've heard a lot: “It's in the interest of recruiters to push for higher salaries for the offers they're managing. They get a chunk — usually 13-20% — ou...
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