Why you SHOULD hire Juniors

Before I start, this is my first post in the “post Wikimedia” era, thanks to Wikimedia, it’s been awesome! Now to the topic, I’m here to convince you that hiring Juniors isn’t just smart, a good thing, but actually needed! Let’s start with some background or at least context… Berlin, yeah, yeah, Berlin and no it’sContinue reading “Why you SHOULD hire Juniors”

Raz <3 Guilds, for realz!

First, What are Guilds?   Guilds, have been popular for a while, I think they gained their popularity mainly from Spotify, but they existed before with different names, such as: Interest groups, Working groups and so on… Thanks for the intro Raz, but What are Guilds?!?!? Instead of saying it in a shitty version, I’llContinue reading “Raz ❤ Guilds, for realz!”

We overhauled our hiring process, here’s why

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 howContinue reading “We overhauled our hiring process, here’s why”

My Dream Career Development Process!

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, findContinue reading “My Dream Career Development Process!”

The Path to be a Manager (Engineering)

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, somethingContinue reading “The Path to be a Manager (Engineering)”

Let me turn you on to Waterfall

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 actuallyContinue reading “Let me turn you on to Waterfall”