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stephmarx/so-you-just-learned: So, you just learned that there are problems in the tech industry. What now?
GitHub is where people build software. More than 27 million people use GitHub to discover, fork, and contribute to over 80 million projects.
diversity  tech  feminism 
april 2018 by jiffyclub
How Patreon Levels Engineers – art/work —behind the scenes at patreon
Today we are excited to share Patreon’s revamped Engineering Leveling Guide. In Patreon’s early years, we had little in the way of objective criteria for leveling engineers. We’ve come a long way…
tech  management  career  culture 
april 2018 by jiffyclub
Silicon Valley Techies Still Think They're the Good Guys. They're Not. | WIRED
Silicon Valley is slow to come to terms with the fact that it's become the new Wall Street. In 2018, that needs to change.
tech  culture 
december 2017 by jiffyclub
How Slack Supports Junior Engineers – Several People Are Coding
I joined Slack in late October 2015 as an Associate Application Engineer on the Enterprise team, which set out to build the recently released Enterprise Grid product. Full Disclosure — this was my…
engineering  engineering-growth  career  leadership  mentorship  tech 
december 2017 by jiffyclub
Ruthless Prioritization – The Black Box of Product Management
Prioritization means doing the things that are most important first. If you build products, it means doing the things that create the most customer value first. In my experience, the craft of making…
prioritization  product  project-management  tech  management 
october 2017 by jiffyclub
The Four Cringe-Worthy Mistakes Too Many Startups Make with Data | First Round Review
HotelTonight's Chief Data and Strategy Officer talks about how startups should set up and mine their data to drive insights that actually make a difference.
data  tech 
october 2017 by jiffyclub
re:Work - Guide: Understand team effectiveness
Fostering psychological safety can help teams perform and innovate, Google found while trying to understand what makes team great.
management  tech 
october 2017 by jiffyclub
Decisions – Camille Fournier – Medium
One of the things that often frustrates individual contributors (ICs) about getting promoted is the vague notion of impact. What do we really look for in impact? Do we truly expect an early-career…
management  engineering  tech 
june 2017 by jiffyclub
Trickle-down workaholism in startups – Signal v. Noise
If you want to understand why so many startups become infected with unhealthy work habits, or outright workaholism, a good place to start your examination is in the attitudes of their venture capital…
productivity  tech 
may 2017 by jiffyclub
Culture is the Behavior You Reward and Punish
At the outset of 2008, VMware was flying high. We were a Silicon Valley rocket ship; we’d doubled revenue and headcount for four years in a row. We were an upstart disrupting the datacenter, we were…
tech  diversity  culture 
february 2017 by jiffyclub
How Lever Got To 50–50 Women and Men – Initialized Capital – Medium
For two years, Sarah Nahm was the only woman at Lever, the company she co-founded and now runs as CEO. Even though Nahm started off her career a decade ago as a speechwriter at Google for Marissa…
diversity  inclusion  tech 
january 2017 by jiffyclub
In Defense of Diverse Founding Teams – Medium
A startup founder’s learnings and lessons for building a diverse and inclusive team from day 1
diversity  tech 
january 2017 by jiffyclub
“Silicon Valley is hostile to diversity,” says Slack Director of Engineering Leslie Miley | Ars Technica
Ars Live #5: How an engineer who's worked at 7 big-name companies thinks hiring should happen.
tech  diversity 
august 2016 by jiffyclub
The Conjoined Triangles of Senior-Level Development - The Frontside
The Frontside is an Ember software consultancy based in Austin, TX. We use Ember.js to build dynamic, rich web applications that make people happy.
management  hiring  tech 
july 2016 by jiffyclub
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