What Foreign CEOs Should Know Before Employing Ukrainian Software Developers

The Ukrainian IT industry is relatively young, yet unbelievably swift and unique. We dedicate this article to all the founders, CEOs and managers of companies who have decided to employ Ukrainian software developers remotely, or to open their offices here in Ukraine. Is it worth it or not? What kind of surprises should one be […]

Why is it a good idea to start an IT business in Ukraine?

We have already written about which countries willingly accept Ukrainian professionals. However, relocation and remote work are not the only ways to attract the brains and talents of Ukrainian developers. Many IT-players, particularly those from the USA and Europe, prefer to open their offices in Ukraine. The recruiting agency Indigo has implemented several projects related […]

Review of CTOs’ salaries in the Ukrainian IT industry

The CTO, (Chief Technology Officer), is responsible for the strategic and technical development of the company, developing and optimizing products, as well as the productivity and resource allocation in the area of his or her responsibility. Since the roles and responsibilities of CTOs differ depending on the company size and type, salaries can also vary […]

Why You Can’t Find People to Work for You

Every year IT companies are finding it harder and harder to fill vacancies, especially senior level positions and higher. This is because developers are paying more and more attention to analyzing employer brands in order to avoid surprises. A poor employment process can significantly deteriorate a company’s reputation, as developers might share negative feedback in […]

No Copy-pasting or Koans: 9 Traps of Value Development

Have you ever tried to play a game without rules? That’s what it’s like if a company doesn’t recognize and showcase its own values. Corporate values provide guidance for organizations in every possible situation. They are necessary for future planning and operations management. Moreover, they provide a clear understanding of how to work with clients […]

The Role and Salary of COOs at Ukrainian IT Companies

In reality, the responsibilities of the COO are determined by the number of ‘holes’ and and ‘fires’ at their company. In an ideal world, there is a CEO who formulates strategy and works on business growth and development, and a COO who implements the strategy by building work processes and controlling them. While the CEO […]

Hоw Much Do CEOs at Ukrainian IT Companies Actually Make?

Can the head of a company build a successful business if they see their job environment as demotivating and the payment system unfair? In this article, we are going to talk about what a fair salary means and how much an IT CEO makes. Earlier, we published an overview of C-Level salaries. This is our […]


Considering that CEOs and owners of IT companies rate the efficiency of their recruiters at a mere 4 on a 10 point scale, and freelancers are available, the question arises, do IT companies need business recruiters? With the creation of services like, which is able to find a CV, ring up candidates, and even […]

Running Remote: What It Is and Why You Can’t Afford to Miss It.

Business Leaders Around the World Are Headed to Bali for The World’s Largest Remote Work Conference. Here’s Why You Should Be Too. April 12, 2019 Running Remote: What It Is and Why You Can’t Afford to Miss It. Running Remote, the world’s largest remote work conference, returns for it’s second year from June 29-30 at […]