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February 10th 2021

Which Javascript framework should my SaaS tech startup use?

At every SaaS tech company (a company where your website is your product), sooner or later you will have to choose which Javascript framework your team wants to use. The answer will depend a lot on the complexity of the web application you need. But also you need to find (front-end) developers who can work with the framework you chose. - Read more

November 26 2020

Struggling with recruitment? Professional office photos can help!

You are a tech company and you are looking for skilled workers to join your team. The problem is a whole lot of other tech companies are in search of tech talent too. So how can you ensure you stand out from the rest and - even better - showcase your authentic company culture so that you attract the right people to your team? - Read more

November 2nd 2020

How to deal with negative employee reviews

Responding to a public negative review about your company can be challenging. Should you respond to the review? What exactly should you say? How can you make sure this review won't hurt your company image and dissuade job seekers from applying to your job openings? We are sharing with you a few tips how to deal with negative employee reviews on Stjarna and turn them to your advantage. - Read more

September 28 2020

How to be a good employer

If you strive to be a good employer, offering free meals, on-site gyms, and ping pong tables to your employees isn't enough. What will get you there is nourishing a work environment where people feel valued and invested in and are thus genuinely committed to help your company succeed. While there is no holy grail to becoming a good employer, there are a number of personal traits and skills we believe every employer should have. - Read more

August 24 2020

Are you a great employer? Take the quiz and find out!

Working for a great employer is very attractive for most people. Current employees stay with the company longer and really go the extra mile for the business. Jobseekers also like to join you. - Read more

July 9th 2020

Stjarna-check: what's it like to work at SmartRanking

As part of our company assessment, we visited the SmartRanking office and had extensive interviews with employees about the things they like about working there, things that could be improved, and the general company culture. In this article we will give you an exclusive and objective look behind the scenes on what it is like to work at SmartRanking! - Read more

June 19th 2020

How to write a good review about an employer

Tips to stay both fair and anonymous - Read more

April 24, 2020 (last update: May 22, 2020)

7 interesting tech companies to work for from Groningen

What are interesting tech companies to work for in the start-up capital of the North? - Read more

February 27th 2020

Five ways to improve your company culture that don't cost any money

Too often I speak to CEOs who think that improving your corporate culture is an expensive affair, which they would like to have, but for which there is simply no money. Still, there are things you can do that have a big impact on how satisfied your employees are, that don't cost any money at all. - Read more