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How to onboard remote engineers

How do you set up newly hired engineers for success? Start with a great onboarding process. Research by Glassdoor found that organizations with a strong onboarding process improve new hire retention by 82 percent and productivity by over 70 percent. When you’re an engineering lead, a critical part of your role is helping other engineers grow and setting them up for success. That means making sure they have the tools and processes they need to have an impact from day one.  But how can you make new team members feel…

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How goal-setting in bob empowers employees to succeed

When we set ourselves a goal, both in our personal and professional lives, we actively plan to achieve something. The more seriously we take the goal, and the more planning involved, the more likely we will follow it to completion. In psychology, goal-setting is an essential tool for self-motivation and achievement. Goal-setting is also associated with higher levels of self-confidence, self-esteem, and independence.

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International HR Day 2021

International HR Day: Celebrating HR and shaping the new future

International HR Day is here, and we’re excited to join companies around the world in recognizing the people professionals for all of their dedication and support. HR is the department running things behind the scenes, making sure employees have everything they need to do great work. International HR day is our opportunity to bring these professionals into the spotlight, celebrating them for their tireless efforts to improve the organizations they lead and for always putting people first.  As we look ahead to the future of work, let’s also reflect on…

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After a number of years working in the tech space with some great people, I began to have a love/hate relationship with the concept of an MVP (Minimum Viable Product). According to Techopedia, the definition of MVP is "a development technique in which a new product or website is developed with sufficient features to satisfy early adopters. The final, complete set of features is only designed and developed after considering feedback from the product's initial users". Reasons to love the MPV So why do I love it? Firstly, everything about an…

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