Interviewing for potential, trajectory, and performance

Apr 19, 2018 | Newsletter

Engineering Impact is a weekly newsletter that highlights trends in engineering leadership, productivity, culture, and scaling development teams. 

This week features posts on: Hiring, Team Structure, Onboarding, and Prioritization.

 

HIRING

Interviewing for potential, trajectory, and performance

Brent Baisley, VP of Engineering at Ticket Evolution, says, “You don’t have to hire the best in the world — just those that have the potential to be the best.” Here’s how to plot a job candidate’s potential, trajectory, and performance.

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Agile Project Manager on the four common types of team structures

TEAM STRUCTURE

Squads, chapters, tribes, and guilds

Ashley Christian-Hardy, Agile Project Manager, breaks down four common types of autonomous teams — and discusses how to implement them in your organization.

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how to use your hiring and onboarding process to set the tone for engineering culture

ONBOARDING

How to create momentum on day zero

Cate Huston, Mobile Lead at Automattic, describes how to use your hiring and onboarding process to set the tone for the cadence and culture you want to see in your team.

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PRIORITIZATION

Strategies for handling unplanned work during a sprint

Kiryl Baranoshnik, Trainer at AgileLAB, serves up a list of short and long-term strategies a team can employ to handle unplanned work.

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Ben Thompson

Ben Thompson

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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