Building a strong team to get things done is one of the key responsibilities of every manager. And curiously enough, very few are actually doing it. I encourage you to look around, and even consider how you build your teams,… Read More ›
How To Hire A Winning Team
Lean and mean. That’s how you could describe a winning team that is passionate about the work and has the skills and attitude to get things done. Specifically in software development you are looking at a team that will be… Read More ›
The Case For Mixing Your Personal And Professional Life
A lot was said about whether one should or shouldn’t mix his private and professional life. I personally always had troubles separating one from the other so I made combining both a virtue. Except of the advantages of living a… Read More ›
Hire For Strengths, Not Lack Of Weaknesses
I really like to quote from Ben Horowitz “Hire for strength, not lack of weakness”. I have seen it many times in my professional life as a manager that people who were seen as unobjectionable by the hiring team didn’t… Read More ›
Interview Question You Should Never Ask?
I’m a big fan of Liz Ryan and her writings on the topics of HR and recruitment. I find it usually very insightful and thought provoking. I just finished reading her blog post “Where Do You See Yourself in Five… Read More ›
So you’ve got a new employee. Now what?
You and your team worked really hard to find, interview and hire the right people to the company. Now comes the first day and bunch of newbies shows up. What do you do? What processes do you have in place… Read More ›
Getting the perfect hire
There was so much written about the topic of recruitment and how to hire the right people to the organization. And there is a good reason for it! As I wrote in blog post Everyone is a recruiter, recruitment is one… Read More ›
Everyone is a recruiter
What is the single most important thing you need if you are building a company? Well, you may say: a great idea, money to start with, customers would be nice. All these are definitely useful, but you won’t get anything… Read More ›