Insights

Three ways to overcome remote work challenges

Albane Bruyas knows one size does not fit all. Bruyas, the COO of Scaleway, a French infrastructure cloud provider, stopped to chat with Andela at Web Summit 2021 about hybrid work, scaling, and how the company conquered COVID challenges.   Let your people form their own hybrid working models  Scaleway has a fully remote policy, but […]

ReactJS Tutorial on Creating a Custom Select/Dropdown

Continuity of elements on a website across browsers is essential. I was excited to be asked to create a ReactJs tutorial for a custom select element so that when implemented on a website the dropdown menu looks the same in all browsers. This type of dropdown menu CSS can be necessary because the built-in browser select […]

Why do we still need coffee? How to utilize the benefits of Java

In the first of our Writer’s Room blogs – articles and tutorials written by technologists from within our Andela Community – Software Engineer Amuda Adeolu Badmus discusses why you should embrace Java! Programming languages come and go – but Java remains Java’s global popularity can’t be denied. The programming language runs on billions of today’s […]

Using Golang to Create a RESTful JSON API

For this article, we are going to go through the process of creating an API that will let users both create and view events. In case you’re interested, you can find the final source code for this tutorial on GitHub. Steps to take before getting started To work through the tutorial, you need to have […]

How African developers are building a world-leading community

In late 2021, Andela commissioned the Africa Developer Survey, designed to shine a spotlight on the often under-represented continent of Africa, and the plethora of talented technologists operating within. From insights into education, remote work, and the start-up culture permeating the industry, the report captured the DNA of Africa’s technologists, emphasizing the untapped potential of […]

Andela’s Brand Evolution

Since our beginning in 2014, Andela has existed to connect skilled technologists around the world with forward-thinking companies. Over the years, we’ve grown from bootcamps and agency models through talent networks into a full-blown marketplace offering a variety of services and a direct connection between talent and clients.  Our most recent $200M Series E announcement […]

Expert insights: Kristin Stevens on technical recruiting in a remote landscape

Technological innovation is transforming the nature of healthcare for providers and consumers alike. From virtual appointments to mobile-enabled medical devices, healthcare industry companies are using data science, artificial intelligence, and machine learning to create personalized, tech-driven care.  So what goes into successful technical recruiting that drives impact? As Lead Technical Recruiter at Andela, I’m finely […]

How women in leadership at Andela #BreakTheBias

Every day, women continue to face biases at work that keep them from reaching their true potential. This International Women’s Day and Women’s History Month, we spoke to leaders at Andela who are women at the helm of great change at our company. They shared their insights on what #BreakTheBias means to them and what […]

Meet Andela at HIMSS

Remote work is here to stay. Is the current hiring status quo working for everyone? When hiring locally is no longer sustainable, emerging markets hold a wealth of tech talent. Join our chat covering: Join Kristin Stevens, Lead Technical Recruiter at Andela and moderated by Bree Havel, Head of Integrated Campaigns at Andela, as they […]

Andela’s March to Wellness

Maintaining good health – both mental and physical – is essential for a successful long life. As technologists, we tend to be stationary at our desks, and it is necessary to balance work with physical and mental wellness.  It is common to get too caught up in work, and neglect important aspects of self care. […]

International Women’s Day: Breaking the bias for women in tech – with Alaina Percival, CEO of Women Who Code

The remote world is unlocking for everyone —but specifically software engineers— amazing job opportunities with international companies like never before. Whether it is an opportunity with a hot, VC-backed exploding startup, a tech unicorn, or a rock-solid large corporation, being prepared with insider information is vital to be able to eloquently tell your story in a compelling and desirable way.

#BreakTheBias: Andela and International Women’s Day 2022

Imagine a gender equal world. A world free of bias, stereotypes, and discrimination. A world that’s diverse, equitable, and inclusive.  Andela is committed to building workplaces where women thrive, increasing visibility while calling out inequality. This International Women’s Day, we’re celebrating women who break boundaries, break the glass ceiling, and break the bias. To #BreakTheBias, […]

Tips for technologists: Innovation through collaboration

As a technologist, collaboration and teamwork are essential parts of daily work life. For Software Developers and Engineers, in particular, collaboration unlocks creativity, inspires innovation, minimizes error, and offers room for growth and experimentation.  A key part of a technologist’s role is to research, understand and gather data to innovate and meet the demands of […]

Blockchain: More than just the new kid on the block

Blockchain, Web 3.0, cryptocurrency, and bitcoin are popular buzzwords that often creep into articles and blogs discussing the latest tech trends. Usually, when people hear terms to do with blockchain technology, it can sound like just another new, shiny technology on the block, added to the long list of things technologists need to work their […]

Andela Webinars: How to improve your visibility on LinkedIn to attract global companies

At Andela, we’re committed to building remote engineering teams with the world’s top talent, matching technologists with some of tech’s most exciting organizations. And to ensure we’re successful in connecting brilliance with opportunity, we offer insights, advice and learning opportunities to help technologists improve their chances of finding their next dream role. LinkedIn is an […]

The Guide to Rapidly Scaling, Rapidly Hiring in 2022

See what the talent landscape has to offer in 2022 The past two years have completely shifted the talent and recruiting landscape for both companies and candidates. Many companies have considered moving to a fully remote workplace, while more candidates prefer or expect flexible working options. Meanwhile, talent shortages continue to be a major challenge […]

Top tips on managing remote teams from the CTO of AudioMob

At Web Summit 2021, Wilfrid Obeng, Co-Founder and CTO at AudioMob, shared insights on how to best manage a remote team. AudioMob is an in-game audio ad company that helps customers monetize games without interrupting gameplay. In Wilfrid’s experience, the main challenge with remote work is accommodating everyone’s different circumstances, temperaments, and needs. Stay sensitive […]

New Year, New Skills: Andela and Educative

As January comes to an end, it’s time for us to all dive into those new year goals we set for ourselves. The resolutions to eat healthier, exercise more… or even learn a new skill! During January, Andela helped their community members to focus on their 2022 goals by creating the New Year, New Skills […]