Scaling Your Team

As demand increases for a product or business, engineering teams need to grow to meet that demand. Scaling engineering teams is the process of growing and expanding teams to meet new or changing needs in their work.

Scaling engineering teams requires, at a minimum, recruiting, evaluating candidates, interviewing candidates, making job offers, training new hires, adjusting divisions in responsibilities, and assessing the initial performance of new hires to ensure they are a good fit. Errors in judgment anywhere during this process can lead to costly setbacks, underperformance, and missed objectives. Problems in the hiring process may create friction that impedes teams for months at a time, draining their productivity. Engineering ...

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