Tips to Hire A Web-Developer

tips to hire a web developer

A Web-Developer is a person who is the most important one for the online face of your company’s website. Among many steps towards a successful IT company, hiring a good web-developer is one of the most important jobs. A developer is the one whose successful and well-managed interaction will lead the online business towards the top of the success.

It is strongly recommended to hire the best one for the sake of your business and. That’s why it is important to hire a right guy to save time and money which can be wasted if you have to change your developer frequently.

Here are some tips which can release your pressure while choosing the most critical hiring:

With the help of Social networking site

Now-a-days most of the people are very much attached to social networking sites like Facebook, Twitter, Linkedin. These can be your media to publish your advertisement for hiring freelance Web-developer.

You can e-mail your known people who can help you in this matter.

DNA First

When you hire web developers, their personal DNA is the most important consideration. It’s true that experience matters but someone’s inner DNA is most important whether he/she is fit for your company or not. How much he/she is interested with your works, time management, dedication, versatility, adaptability, risk-taking character all matters. The works and work-culture are very much different between a large and a small company.  So, how they cope up with every different situation matters a lot for a company.

So, make a list of your requirements and look how many criteria your interviewee matches.

Try something easy

In the very start-up, don’t create panic inside your newly appointed Web-developer by giving him/her anything critical.  Judge him/her with small, non-critical projects. This will help you to see how efficient he/she is in delivering any project, how unique his/her ideas are, how h/she does well in group.


In web-world, a new technology takes a few years to grow old and backdated. So, it’s better to hire someone who is interested to learn new technologies. It will be justified to ask an interviewee some questions to know whether h/she is interested to learn new ones. Like this:

  • Which programming language you have learnt lastly?
  • Which is your favorite technique till date?
  • From where you update yourself about new ideas?

Previous experience

Look into the interviewee’s past record. It will help you to know which type of projects he had handled, how much time he consumes in a project. Reviewing your developer’s portfolio will help you to decide if h/she matches your criteria.

Trial period

It’s one of the best ways to work with your developer within a trial period which will help you to understand your employee, how h/she works with others, how h/she takes the challenge of works, time management talent.

Slow in hiring

Be wise and patient while choosing a web-developer, but be sure to fire fast if h/she proves ineffective to your company. Giving chances to a wrong person may hamper your business in long-run. If a talented developer misses his /her deadlines, lacks interest in new works, disappears for any unknown reason – prove it’s time for good-bye. Your wise and quick decision will save your company.

These are some of the tips that you can keep in mind while choosing a Web-Developer for your company. After all a right developer is the key of success of your online face.


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