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Toptal In The News: Forbes - Freelance Voices, Toptal’s Polish Freelancers Describe Freelance Life In Poland

Forbes contributor Jon Younger features testimonials from Polish talent in the Toptal network.

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2022
August 22, 2022
Toptal In The News: CNBC Make It - 10 companies that will let you work from anywhere and are hiring now
Morgan Smith at CNBC.com’s Make It shares a list of 10 companies that will let you work from anywhere and are hiring now, including Toptal.
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August 10, 2022
Toptal In The News: CNBC Make It - Highly successful remote freelancers have these 3 skills, says CEO: ‘You’ll be able to shine through’
Toptal CEO Taso Du Val spoke with Annika Kim Constantino at CNBC Make It about the key leadership traits individuals need to achieve success in a freelance career.
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August 09, 2022
Toptal In The News: Forbes - Returning To Offices Is Foolish Says Staffing Platform CEO
Toptal CEO Taso Du Val was interviewed by Diane Brady, Assistant Managing Editor at Forbes, while at the 2022 Collision conference. Taso discusses how companies pushing a return to office mandate is “economically foolish.”
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June 23, 2022
Toptal In The News: Bloomberg - If You’re Too Old for an Internship, Try a Returnship Instead
Bloomberg’s Arianne Cohen covers why more retirees are opting for short-term gigs that keep them engaged and earning money.
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June 20, 2022
Toptal In The News: Forbes - Freelance Voices, Toptal’s Polish Freelancers Describe Freelance Life In Poland
Forbes contributor Jon Younger features testimonials from Polish talent in the Toptal network.
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2021
September 30, 2021
Toptal Achieves AWS Devops Competency
Toptal, which operates a curated network of highly-skilled freelance talent with business, design, and technology expertise that allows companies to scale their teams on demand, announced today that it has achieved Amazon Web Services (AWS) DevOps Competency status.
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September 21, 2021
Toptal Ranks As Market Leader in Ardent Partners’ List of Leading Digital Staffing Marketplaces and Solutions
Toptal, an elite network of the world’s top talent in business, design, and technology that enables companies to scale their teams on-demand, has been recognized by Ardent Partners and the Future of Work Exchange as a “Market Leader” in its 2021 Digital Staffing Marketplaces Technology Advisor report.
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2020
October 19, 2020
Toptal Sees Applications Surge over 50% as COVID-19 Disruption Accelerates Shift to Remote Working
Toptal, an elite network of the world’s top talent in business, design, and technology that enables companies to scale their teams on demand, has seen applications to join its global talent network increase by 55% in the first nine months of 2020 compared to the same period last year, as the COVID-19 disruption drives record numbers of people to consider switching to remote freelance work.
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July 15, 2020
Toptal Launches Remote Work Solutions to Help Companies Create Effective Remote Work Environments
Toptal, the world’s largest fully remote company, today announced a new consulting service to help organizations build and sustain robust remote work environments. Since its inception in 2010, and today with over 4,000 people working remotely, Toptal has been a fully remote company and has never operated from a physical location. The company’s Remote Work Solutions consulting practice has been created to help companies transition to lasting remote work solutions.
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May 27, 2020
Toptal Partners with Treehoppr to Facilitate Employee Engagement Across Remote Teams
Toptal is announcing a partnership with Treehoppr, an emerging leader in software products that help businesses better manage and engage their workforces. As the world’s largest fully remote company, Toptal relies on Treehoppr’s employee-friendly HR tools, such as PTO Ninja and Referral Booster, to simplify its time-off processes and facilitate candidate referrals. While traditional HR systems are not often designed for employee utilization, Treehoppr’s Slack-based, easy to use apps were built with remote teams in mind to impact employee engagement, productivity, and retention.
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April 21, 2020
Toptal Launches “The Suddenly Remote Playbook,” a Comprehensive Guide for Working Remotely
To help companies make the most of this unprecedented time, Toptal, the world’s largest fully remote company, announced today the launch of The Suddenly Remote Playbook: A Playbook for Sustaining an Enterprise-grade Remote Work Environment, a comprehensive guide designed to help companies and employees manage working remotely.
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March 03, 2020
Toptal Partners With Guidant Global to Offer On-Demand Access to Elite Network of Freelancers
In an industry-first collaboration, Toptal has entered into a partnership with Guidant Global, a global leader in talent acquisition and managed workforce solutions. Guidant Global’s customers now have on-demand access to Toptal’s elite network of the world’s top talent in business, design, and technology to meet talent needs faster while ensuring compliance.
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February 18, 2020
Erik Stettler Joins Toptal as Chief Economist
Erik Stettler joins Toptal as Chief Economist, where he will lead research on the Talent Economy and the Future of Work.
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2019
December 02, 2019
Toptal Grows Their Relationship With Amazon Web Services to Continue to Drive the Talent Economy
Toptal®, an elite network of Amazon Web Services (AWS) certified experts, announced today the expansion of its AWS practice talent offerings, building on the company’s relationship with the AWS Partner Network (APN), to provide critical AWS certifications to hundreds of developers and cloud engineers.
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November 05, 2019
Toptal Launches Staffing.com to Drive Forward the Gig, Freelance, and Talent Economy
Toptal, an elite network of the world’s top talent in business, design, and technology, announced today the launch of Staffing.com to foster conversations pertaining to technologies that are increasing the efficiency of staffing, the rise of remote work, the expansion of the freelance economy, and the future of procurement and staffing at large enterprises.
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September 24, 2019
Toptal Taps Top-Tier Leadership to Help Further Drive the Talent Economy
Toptal, the elite network of on-demand talent, today announced the addition of three seasoned leaders to strengthen key corporate functions as the company continues on its hyper-growth trajectory; Christy Schumann, Vice President of Talent Operations, Mike Dowhan, Vice President of SMB, and Jodi Brooks, Vice President of Communications.
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August 13, 2019
Toptal Files Lawsuit Against Former COO, Breanden Beneschott
Toptal, LLC yesterday filed a lawsuit against former Chief Operating Officer, Breanden Beneschott, in the U.S. District Court for the Middle District of Florida, Fort Myers Division.
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July 25, 2019
Toptal Recognized as “Best-in-Class” in 2019 Digital Staffing Technology Advisor from Ardent Partners
Toptal, an elite network of the world’s top talent in business, design, and technology that enables companies to scale their teams, on demand, announced today that it has been ranked as “Best-in-Class” in the 2019 Digital Staffing Technology Advisor published by Ardent Partners.
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June 24, 2019
Toptal Announces Women’s Scholarship Winners from the Americas and Europe
The Toptal 2018-2019 Scholarship for Women recipients for the Americas and Europe regions are Anisah Alyahya, PhD (Europe), who is driving innovation in healthcare data for research, and Karen L. Pesse (Americas), who is developing a technology tool for direct refugee donations.
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April 16, 2019
Automation Anywhere and Toptal Bring On-Demand Automation to Global Workforces
A new strategic alliance to accelerate the creation of digital workers to augment Toptal’s network of highly-skilled human workers.
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February 07, 2019
Toptal Announces Scholarship Winners from Asia and Oceania
Toptal Scholarships for Women empowers the next generation of female CEOs, founders, and leaders to achieve their plans for changing the world by providing financial support and mentorship to five women from across the globe.
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2018
December 05, 2018
TopTracker Releases Payment Solution for Freelancers, Allowing for Free Global Payments
TopTracker, the free time tracking tool for remote freelancers and freelance teams, has released a new global payments solution in partnership with Payoneer that allows for free payments between companies and freelancers using its platform.
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October 23, 2018
Toptal Launches Artificial Intelligence and Data Science Talent Specializations
The new service offerings will leverage Toptal’s unparalleled network of global talent to help businesses staff artificial intelligence and data science projects.
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August 27, 2018
Toptal and Tent Partner to Provide Support for Global Refugee Crisis
Toptal and Tent announce partnership to provide support for global refugee crisis. Toptal joins such companies as Starbucks, Airbnb, and Microsoft in making a commitment to improve the lives of the more than 20 million refugees around the world.
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July 02, 2018
Toptal Partners With Clients to Study Talent and Technology Strategies for Hypergrowth
Toptal has found that its hypergrowth clients tend to utilize flexible, on-demand solutions for their talent and technology needs more frequently than the rest of its client base.
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May 01, 2018
Toptal Launches Practice to Service the Education and EdTech Markets with Its Elite Talent Network
Supports growing need for top-tier technology talent as education industry seeks to improve and accelerate the learning experience through technology.
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February 15, 2018
Toptal Launches Elite, On-Demand Talent Network for Blockchain Engineering
New on-demand service connects businesses to an elite, distributed network of blockchain talent that has gone through a rigorous vetting process focused on finding the highest level of blockchain engineers.
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2017
November 16, 2017
Toptal Launches New On-Demand DevOps Specialization to Serve Enterprise Shift to the Cloud
Specialized service will connect businesses and organizations with Toptal’s private network of software professionals to meet the rising need for skilled DevOps engineers.
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September 21, 2017
Toptal Fills Automotive Industry’s Need for Software Developers as They Move to the Emerging Mobility Industry
The custom tailored initiative will fill the automotive industry’s extreme high-skilled talent gap by infusing it with on-demand access to software developers, data scientists, and UX/UI designers.
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March 07, 2017
Toptal Finance Powers the Future of Work to Deliver Finance Expertise On-Demand
During a two-month beta, Toptal Finance hits seven figures in revenue; grows 17 percent week-over-week
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2016
December 29, 2016
Toptal Awards Final 2016 STEM Scholarship for Women to Giorgia Di Tommaso
The twelfth and final winner of the 2016 STEM Scholarship for Women is Giorgia Di Tommaso, a University of Rome PhD student studying Computer Science whose ambition is selfless: to build a growing community of experts and spread the culture of innovation technology.
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December 01, 2016
Toptal Awards STEM Scholarship for Women to Laura García Casadiego and Glòria Macià Muñoz
The tenth and eleventh winners of the scholarship are Laura García Casadiego, a web developer from Colombia with aspirations to become a software architect, and Glòria Masià Muñoz, a biomedical engineer and graduate student from Spain who aspires to become a healthcare innovator.
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October 27, 2016
Toptal Awards STEM Scholarship for Women to Oluwatoyin Yetunde Sanni and Anastasia Kuznetsova
The eighth and ninth winners of the scholarship are Oluwatoyin Yetunde Sanni, a Nigerian software developer with aspirations to become a machine learning research scientist; and Anastasia Kuznetsova, a Russian junior data scientist with plans to become a leader in the data science community.
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June 16, 2016
Taiwanese Developer Hsiao Wei Chen Wins Seventh Toptal Scholarship
Today, we are thrilled to announce the seventh winner of the scholarship, Hsiao Wei Chen, a Taiwanese game developer who aspires to start her own incubator for game developers in the Philippines and in Taiwan.
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May 30, 2016
Bolivian Developer Yasett Acurana Wins Sixth Toptal Scholarship
Today, we are thrilled to announce the sixth winner of the Toptal STEM Scholarships for Women, Yasett Gisela Acurana Flores. Yasett is a Bolivian software developer who is currently pursuing her Master’s Degree in Information Technology at Universidad de Chile with the goal of becoming a Professor of Computer Science.
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May 24, 2016
Toptal Survey: Recent Grads Care More About Money than Using their Degree—or Job Flexibility
Toptal, the world’s leading provider of senior freelance software engineering talent, today released the findings of its annual Recent Grad Survey, which examines the behavior of 1,000 recent college grads when it comes to finding jobs. This year’s survey focused on what American grads prioritize when job hunting and what behaviors they most dislike in potential employers, as well as how they feel about the possibility of freelancing full time.
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May 17, 2016
American Developer Rachell Calhoun Wins Fifth Toptal Scholarship
Today, we are thrilled to announce the fifth winner of Toptal STEM Scholarships for Women, Rachell Calhoun. Rachell is an English teacher living in South Korea, the organizer of Django Girls Seoul, and an aspiring full-stack developer.
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April 14, 2016
American Developer Tondi Butler Wins Fourth Toptal Scholarship
Today, we’re thrilled to announce that the fourth winner of the scholarship is Tondi Butler, a Health IT Manager from Cleveland, Ohio, who is also the inspiring founder of T.E.A.M.S. Ohio, an amazing non-profit that introduces underprivileged teenagers in Cleveland/Akron to careers in STEM.
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April 05, 2016
Toptal Acquires Business Talent Marketplace Skillbridge
Toptal today announced the acquisition of Skillbridge, an innovative platform in the on-demand business talent space, for an undisclosed sum. The combined entity will leverage Toptal’s robust technology platform to quickly expand its network of talent and scale product offerings, while maintaining the white-glove matching service and high-level of support that clients of both companies have come to rely upon.
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February 19, 2016
Argentinian Developer Gabriela Mancini Wins Third Toptal Scholarship
Today, we could not be more excited to announce that Gabriela Mancini, freelance designer and former primary school teacher from Córdoba, Argentina, is the third winner of the scholarship. Gabriela is incredibly passionate about software engineering and is developing her skills so that she can build an educational platform to help students across Argentina learn to read and write online.
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February 01, 2016
Slovenian Developer Ana Sustic Wins Second Toptal Scholarship
Today, we are thrilled to announce the second winner of the Toptal Scholarships for Female Developers program, Ana Sustic from Ljubljana, Slovenia. Ana is a System Administrator and Project Manager at the Blood Transfusion Center of Slovenia and a highly motivated technologist with amazing plans to build her engineering skills and use them to improve the workflow of her colleagues.
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January 14, 2016
Toptal Launches TopTracker, a Free Time Tracking App For Freelancers
TopTracker is the first and only completely free tracking tool that helps remote teams track their time without being tied to a specific freelance marketplace. TopTracker is a standalone product and is free for all users, with a clean, elegant desktop and web app that helps freelancers and managers work with their teams effortlessly.
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2015
December 17, 2015
Nepalese Developer Rojina Bajracharya Wins First Toptal Scholarship
Today, we are thrilled to announce the first winner of the Toptal Scholarship for Female Developers, Rojina Bajracharya. Rojina is an incredibly inspiring, motivated Python developer, entrepreneur, and mentor from Bhaktapur, Nepal. She will receive $5,000, as well as one year of weekly one-on-one mentorship with a Toptal senior developer, to support her goal of having a successful career as a professional software developer.
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October 21, 2015
Toptal Launches Scholarships For Female Developers
As part of its commitment towards forming the strongest core engineering teams and engineering talent network possible, Toptal is welcoming women from across the world of any education level to apply to win one of 12 scholarships over the next year. Winners will receive a $5,000 scholarship and weekly one-on-one technical training and mentorship from a Toptal senior software engineer to help them pursue their goals as future professional software engineers.
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October 07, 2015
Announcing Toptal Designers
Toptal, the world’s leading provider of senior freelance software engineering talent, today announced the addition of expert designers to its exclusive global freelance community. Responding to client demand, Toptal will provide clients with the essential digital design talent needed to make their projects come to life.
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August 04, 2015
Toptal Donates $1 Million of In-Kind Tutoring and $100K In Scholarships to General Assembly’s Opportunity Fund to Improve Opportunities for Disadvantaged Groups in Technology; Creates Toptal Global Mentors Program
Volunteers from Toptal’s Elite Software Development Network to Mentor General Assembly Students and Alumni Remotely, Addressing Both Lack of Diversity and Gap in Software Talent in the Tech Industry
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July 20, 2015
Toptal Offers Its Elite Programming Talent At Reduced Cost To Startup Entrepreneurs
Toptal, the world’s leading provider of elite freelance software development talent, today announced that it is offering a 20% discount to startup companies that have received seed funding from startup accelerators Y Combinator, Techstars, and 500 Startups.
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May 12, 2015
Toptal Delivers the Top Three Percent of Developers Worldwide to Help Companies Address the Shortage of Elite Technical Talent
Company is on an $80M+ Revenue Run Rate by Fixing a Broken Talent Marketplace Model with a Service that Pre-screens and Custom Matches Proven Engineers to a Client’s Team and Project.
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