1456 – Making The Best Choice with Scalable Path’s Damien Filiatrault

In this episode of the Thoughtful Entrepreneur, your host Josh Elledge speaks to the Founder and CEO of Scalable Path, Damien Filiatrault.

Scaleable Path is a premium vetted remote software development marketplace. Damien states that individuals who use their services can expect to have a better experience working with developers who can help them define their needs and build a strategy around them.

Damien shares valuable insights on attracting the right tech team for business. He stresses the importance of clearly defining the needs and goals of the business and each team member's specific roles and responsibilities. This will help attract candidates who are a good fit for the company culture and can contribute to the company's success. Another critical aspect of attracting the right tech team is identifying the skills and qualifications required for the positions. This includes technical skills, such as programming languages and software development experience, and soft skills, such as communication and teamwork.

He believes that by focusing on the needs of the business, identifying the right skills and qualifications, building a strong employer brand, and offering competitive compensation and benefits, any business can attract the right tech team to drive success.

Key points from the Episode:

  • Overview about what Scaleable Path does
  • Tips on attracting the right tech team
  • Mistakes to avoid when working with developers
  • What makes Scaleable Path different from the competition

About Damien Filiatrault:

Damien is the founder and CEO of Scalable Path, a software staffing agency that matches leading companies and startups with vetted, remote software developers. Previously, he headed PHP development at SolutionSet, a multichannel marketing services company, where he spent five months managing a team of developers in Goa, India.

Damien has held sales and marketing positions at notable San Francisco technology companies, including Evite and CNET Networks. Through his work at Scalable Path, Damien has championed employment equity for software developers across Latin America. He also cares deeply for the environment and has pledged 10% of all Scalable Path profits to climate change research. Damien holds a BA in Geography and BSc in Computer Science from UC Berkeley and San Jose State University, and is passionate about software development and agile processes.

About Scalable Path:

Scalable Path is a platform that connects companies with a network of over 26,000 remote software developers from over 179 countries. Founded in 2010, the company specializes in helping businesses expand their software teams and aims to provide an exceptional hiring experience.

Tweetable Moments:

04:59 – “You can't just get strung out because time is your most valuable asset. Time and money.”

12:56 – “There are just so many pros to remote working. It saves companies money on rent, it saves people money on commuting, it helps the environment through less pollution.”

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