When looking for a lead developer to work on your startup, search for job candidates who have top-notch credentials and stellar communications skills, experts say. Don't limit your search to developers who are currently looking for a new job, and make sure whoever you choose matches the culture of your company, they recommend. "We look for nondivas," said Mark O'Neill, chief technology officer of Thrillist. "Yes, they are smart, but we need leaders who are also grounded."
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