Most businesses are familiar with the concept of “on-shore” and “off-shore”. Business is either conducted inside the national borders or by crossing national borders. But when it comes to hiring and expansion, proximity matters.
Mexico has become particularly attractive to U.S. companies as an outsourcing provider because of the growing number of skilled software developers available there. With STEM programs graduating about 130,000 highly trained engineers every year, Mexico has many well-qualified software developers who are eager to work as remote contractors for U.S. companies.
When you’re looking to hire a software developer, you want to make sure you’re only considering the top talent for the position. That said, many hiring managers are limiting themselves by only looking at talent in the US. The truth is, some of the best candidates for the position may be located outside the US.