In this article I’m going to share with you the recipe that Cheesecake Labs uses to prepare its Cakers, by giving them the special ingredients to bake a Cheesecake using the right temperature – or as it might be said in other companies, how CKL makes the first days of the new employees a good experience and how to get them started at our projects.
At the time this post was written, I had been a Caker for a bit longer than two months. Now, I want to show the experience of becoming one from the hiring process until the first great achievement, which in my case, was an app release at the Store.
For many times I’ve caught myself thinking about my dream job. What would I do every day that would make me the happiest employee in the world? I’m talking about waking up on Monday glad about the idea of going to work, and not seeing it as just a must.
Well, what if I told you it’s possible to get it, and, surprisingly, it’s not exactly about what you do, but where and how you do it.
I’ve been running a mobile and web design and development company for more than 3 years now, and – as also the lead of sales – I often hear the following question: “I want to build Uber (or WhatsApp, Airbnb, etc), but a bit different. How much would it cost?”. Every time I hear that question (and I’ve heard it A LOT) I feel the urge to answer: “Considering that Uber raised $3.5 billion dollars, and at least 5% of their funds were focused on its technical infrastructure (apps, servers, websites, data centers, etc), your app should cost something around $350 million USD”.
One of our top Cakers, Pedro Henrique Peralta, has recently been interviewed by ComboApp—an awesome mobile communications and marketing agency located in Chicago—on his Android and iOS developer experience and the secret ingredients for developing outstanding apps.
Latin America has been proving to be a fertile ground for mobile development, and such growth has been drawing attention and inducing several changes in the mobile app development scenario.
What are the reasons behind that and what does the future hold for LATAM? Continue Reading
Located in Washington, DC, Clutch is a research firm that helps startups, mid-market and large enterprises finding new partners through the identification of leading software and professional services firms.
Recently, Clutch divulged a list of top app development companies in Latin America.
As such, we are happy to announce that Cheesecake Labs has been featured as a 5-star services deliverer and one of the top choices in LATAM.
After being an early employee at Uber and having to come back to Brazil to finish my engineering degree (one of the tough ones), I’ve realized that the world is a poorly connected place and that this is bad for everybody. There are so many awesome engineers in Brazil working for crappy companies and so many awesome companies in the US that can only hire crappy engineers. Why is it so hard to find other individuals that are working (really hard) to reach a mutual goal? Why can’t the good and dedicated people reach each other more easily?