Playing games at work is something I recommend to everyone trying to build a high performing team. A good old fashioned fun gaming session has a number of benefits and creates a great fun culture and friendly atmosphere at work. We recently instigated a gaming culture and we're seeing fantastic results...
At last we reach the end of the series on tripling an engineering team in six months: what to do after you've made an offer to a candidate. This is something close to my heart and something most hiring managers seem to forget or ignore.
In part four of this five part series on lessons learned from tripling an engineering team we finally reach the actual hiring! In this article I cover lessons learned, how we tracked our recruitment process, and how we implemented flexibililty in our approach to hiring.
In 2016, after being acquired by private investors, we were given the green light to triple our engineering team as fast as possible. In this article (part 3 of a 5 part series) I focus on all the preparations required before starting to hire.
In 2016, after being acquired by private investors, we were given the green light to triple our engineering team as fast as possible. In this article (part 2 of a 5 part series) I dive deeper on how we actually planned the massive task we were embarking upon, the questions we needed to ask, and the important lessons we learned about planning to scale.
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