I wrote a guest post in the B2beematch blog, about some of the challenges in working remotely regarding connectivity. The COVID-19 pandemics have greatly impacted our life’s, and people lucky enough to be able to work from home face a big challenge in remaining productive in dire times. I tried to go on some of the elements that impact in the connectivity and network capacities to remain online, which is crucial on remote working. You can check the post here.
I think that one of the most challenging things in my life as a developer is the Impostor Syndrome. Unless you’re stuck into a mediocre job, where everyone around you is pretty lame (and, believe me, if you’re in that situation, you want to get out as soon as possible), I think it is quite common to get that feeling of “wow, I don’t deserve to be here” feeling from time to time. I am pretty terrible at myself, and I suspect I am not the only one. If I achieve something, that… Read More
I think that one of the most overlooked components on any sane company culture is Respect. That’s probably true also for any relationship, also outside work environment, but I think is usually forgotten when nice places to work are described. When I look back about the things that bothered me the most, most of them are related to disrespect, even in relatively minor form. It can be personal disrespect or not respecting the work itself or even the customers. Probably because is something engraved, it’s easy to take for granted when it exists, and… Read More
I read this post and liked it: So what does all this have to do with recruiting? A lot actually. An candidate will begin to form an idea of who you are as an employer over time, your employer brand, through articles, tweets, consumer ads…etc….maybe even a friend who already works there. When she walks into your office for the first time, all this could come crashing down or on the contrary, it could live up to the hype. … Take a minute and think about all the candidate touchpoints from inital… Read More
Here is a very interesting quote by Niccolò Machiavelli “People should either be caressed or crushed. If you do them minor damage they will get their revenge; but if you cripple them there is nothing they can do. If you need to injure someone, do it in such a way that you do not have to fear their vengeance.” When I look back about the things that had really make me angry on work places, they have been relatively minor things. Setting a firewall so I can’t easily access half of the Internet,… Read More