Victor Loux Bookmarks Tag: work

73 bookmarks tagged “work

Normalization of deviance

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At large company B (LCB), ICs agreed that it's problematic to reward creating new features more richly than doing critical grunt work. When I talked to managers, they often agreed, too. But nevertheless, the people who get promoted are disproportionately those who ship shiny new things. I saw management attempt a number of cultural and process changes at LCB. Mostly, those took the form of pronouncements from people with fancy titles. For really important things, they might produce a...

The rise of never-ending job interviews - BBC Worklife

bbc.com/worklife/article/20210727-the-rise-of-never-ending-job-interviews
Some companies are asking candidates to attend multiple interviews. But too many rounds could be a red flag – and even drive candidates away.

Good Meetings | CSS-Tricks

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Like it or not, meetings are essential to a good working environment and communication. Therefore, it’s crucial that we work on making them as productive

Always be quitting - jmmv.dev

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A good philosophy to live by at work is to “always be quitting”. No, don’t be constantly thinking of leaving your job 😱. But act as if you might leave on short notice 😎. Counterintuitively, this will make you a better engineer and open up growth opportunities. A thread 👇.

The Upcoming Remote Work Company Culture War - Ed Zitron's Where's Your Ed At

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Anyway, Anderson is not the first, nor will she be remotely the last, person to bemoan the fact that people don’t want to go back to the office, and in my tiny little walnut brain I am imagining that we’re about to see, as vaccinations climb and people return to normal, a culture war between those that believe workers should be in the office and those who believe that there should be a “hybrid approach,” by which they most likely mean you get a few days a week at home. It’ll start by...

Ten Rules for Negotiating a Job Offer - haseeb qureshi

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When the story of how I landed a job at Airbnb went viral, I was surprised at how infatuated people were with my negotiations. Media stories portrayed me as some kind of master negotiator—a wily ex...

HRIS Employee Management Software | Humaans

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The fastest way to onboard and manage your staff. Mobile first, perfect for remote and distributed teams, and takes 1 minute to get up and running.

readme.so - Easiest Way to Create A README

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Use readme.so's markdown editor and ready made templates to easily create a simple README for your repositories

Remote to who? A working letter

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It was probably inevitable that sitting through a whole lot of job interviews and considering several offers would mean I would end up spending a disproportionate amount of time these past months thinking about what work means to me. This is a topic I am predisposed to (witness the title of this newsletter), and the activity of applying for jobs pretty much made everything else unthinkable. What I’m sharing today is some very rough thoughts about one corner of the way we talk about w...

How to Apologize to Remotely

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Christine Cha, a Senior Software Engineer here at Clubhouse, dives into what she's learned about making amends with colleagues and co-workers who you never see beyond a computer screen.

What I Learned from Doing 60+ Technical Interviews in 30 Days

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In this article, I’ll share my motivation for doing 60+ technical interviews in 30 days. More importantly, I’ll share 13 lessons I learned from my failures and my successes. I’ve grouped the lessons into three categories to match the phases of a typi...