Engineering Impact is a weekly newsletter that highlights trends in engineering leadership, productivity, culture, and scaling development teams.
This week features posts on: Leadership, Hiring, Productivity, Culture, and Perspective.
“They are failing for the same list of reasons as every other team I have met within the last 5 years,” says Sam McAfee, Product and Engineering Consultant. Here are those reasons.
Kate Catlin, Founder of Find My Flock, shares a checklist for each stage of the hiring process to help you build trust with job candidates.
Marcus Blankenship, author of “Habits that Ruin Your Technical Team,” explores the benefits of self-forming teams, and offers a workbook to help you and your team get started.
Yağız Erkan, VP of Technology at Motive Retail, with a thoughtful discussion on bonus schemes, and a few considerations to make when implementing yours.
“From my perspective, these are the things that matter.” Inspired by Chad Fowler’s “Who I want to hire,” Keavy McMinn, Senior Engineer at GitHub, elegantly describes the characteristics of her ideal leader.
Ben Thompson is a co-founder at GitPrime where he leads design and customer experience. He is a Y Combinator alumni, with a background in product design, branding, and UX design. Follow @thebent on Twitter.
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