Background: AKA, Why did we overhaul in the first place? This year my engineering team is facing growth, our hiring process was always a bit over-bloated and not efficient, but we didn't feel like it's worth touching it until now... Basically, when we realized how many more people we will need to hire and how … Continue reading We overhauled our hiring process, here’s why
Why is it important to even create such a thing? I once saw a quote on LinkedIn: "CFO asked CEO: What happens if we invest in developing people & they leave us? CEO: What happens if we don't & they stay?" That's a big motivation, also add to the fact that people that grow, learn, find … Continue reading My Dream Career Development Process!
For a while I was trying to write an article called: "How to manage your manager", but I'm really stuck with it (Really! it's in draft mode for 2 months now!). So, to get myself out of this writer's block (hehe, like I'm a serious writer or so), I decided to write something else, something … Continue reading The Path to be a Manager (Engineering)
Welcome to post number 3 in sub-section Somehow I Hire. Today I'm going to talk about my favorite topic when it comes to hiring and I assume most people I work with will roll their eyes when they'll read this, as I can be somewhat annoying about this topic. "So, What is the topic?!!?!?" You're asking, … Continue reading Somehow I Hire: Culture Fit or maybe Culture Benefit?
Hey, I came back from #Vuejsamsterdam and I have a lot of thoughts about it, as my mind is usually scattered and I can't really think clearly sometimes, I decided to retrospect my feelings and see what my own data is telling me... Let's start with... What I liked I took five minutes, wrote all the … Continue reading My own private retrospective of the Vuejs Amsterdam 2019
Before you crucify me, I admit that my post title is clickbaity. I had this realization relatively recently that most of my colleagues were "born" into Agile, most of them heard the terrifying stories of Waterfall, but none of them practiced it, this post isn't going to be one of those Horror stories, it's actually … Continue reading Let me turn you on to Waterfall
As I mentioned in a former post, I decided to focus this year on posts around hiring and recruiting, I thought it'd be nice to give the readers an understanding of what happens behind the scenes when you send your CV... As a person that interviewed around 50 people last year and saw So much more … Continue reading Somehow I Hire: CV, yeah, yeah! CV!
Welcome to post number 1 in sub-section Somehow I Hire. I wanted to talk about hiring from an organizational level and one of the things I wanted to write is how to make a decision-making system that helps us make calculated choices. Basically, no system or process is perfect and we can't "air-tight" processes around … Continue reading Somehow I Hire: Value VS Risk when recruiting
It's been a while since my last post, I took some time off from work and decided to let my mind rest, now that the new year has started, I started thinking to myself about what do I want to write about next, basically I try to build a roadmap of posts when I start … Continue reading Somehow I Hire
Hey Y'all, Today I want to talk about the importance of creating a facade layer to your selenium framework… But, wait, What exactly is a facade layer? Well, Facade layer is actually part of a design pattern called “Facade Pattern” I will try to sum it up for you here in points in this post today, but if … Continue reading Facade layer? pffff what?!?! why?!?!?
Hey Y'all, Today we will answer this question: Q: Clean code in automation, Is it really necessary? A: YES!!! Q: Why? A: Well… why not? let's speak about the advantages of clean code and clean code in automation especially: Let’s start by defining what is clean code exactly? Clean code is a reader-focused development style … Continue reading Clean code in automation, is it really necessary?
Hey Y'all, Today we will talk about an exciting topic (very briefly though). How does one write a proper automation test? Actually, this question has more than one correct answer so we will not start talking about all the different approaches, but stick to the “Set in stone” guidelines: Do not duplicate your code! think of … Continue reading How to write a proper automation test?