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re: This 1000%. I'll compound it with: hiring a junior will never speed up development. Hire juniors when you have the time and breathing room to trai...
 

I disagree with this. Unless your hiring practice is broken, or your code is in awful shape, hiring juniors should add immediate benefit to a team. They may not be as productive as existing team members, but they should definitely improve total output.

You don't need to devote lots of time to mentor newcomers. I've never really had it interfere with my own work.

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