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Friday, Apr 3, 2020

Thursday, Apr 2, 2020

How We Onboard Our Remote Engineering and Product Management Team

We used to onboard our new team members the same way as other organizations. We made sure they got their laptop, set up their email, had badge access, talked about benefits, etc. That took about half a day, and the rest was meeting with their team, then they were on their own. Now, we dedicate nearly a full week for onboarding, where every single hour of the day is scheduled and planned towards training.

Wednesday, Apr 1, 2020

Tuesday, Mar 31, 2020

Monday, Mar 30, 2020

Friday, Mar 27, 2020

Thursday, Mar 26, 2020

Working from home – things no one talks about

I have seen quite a lot articles and discussions with advice on how to work remotely. Most of them are stating the obvious things like “get a proper screen and keyboard” or “get yourself a nice chair” – valuable advice you should follow when you are expected to work from home for an unknown amount of time. Get proper gear, your body will thank you. But there were some things I have not seen discussed a lot or at all which I consider worth knowing.

Gigging in the Time of Corona

I want to keep this one simple if not short, since I’m sure all of you are inundated with COVID-19 related news and developments, both locally in your communities and in your corner of the globe. I want to focus specifically on the impact on the gig economy. Let’s quickly take stock of what we’re up against, and what to do about it.

Wednesday, Mar 25, 2020

Tuesday, Mar 24, 2020