Hiring top management resources is challenging for any organization no matter the size, and when the local job market is already overheated, companies need to become creative in attracting the top talent. While some businesses choose the strategy of improving their HR brand, extending the number of employees' perks and increasing the hiring budgets, other companies decide not to fight for the resources in the red ocean and open for themselves the alternative of hiring dedicated resources overseas.
Swiss Insurtech startup decided to go the 2nd way and found a trusted partner to build a dedicated development team in Ukraine. Ability to build, scale and shrink the team very fast, combined with the very best software engineering talent, made it a perfect mix of reasons why the company has made these decisions.
As the case study describes, a Senior Software Engineer with Scrum Master duties was promoted to the role of CTO of a Swiss company while residing most of the time in Ukraine.
Read this case study to learn about a real story of a Swiss insurtech startup extending their engineering team to 15 people, including a remote CTO, their challenges, solutions and how to apply the same approach to your organization.