What I wish I knew when I became CTO
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, Onboarding, and Counterpoint.
David Mack elegantly describes some of the painful lessons learned throughout his time as CTO at SketchDeck.
“If you don’t give candidates immediate feedback when you like them, they drop out because they start to make up reasons why they didn’t want to work for you anyway,” says Aline Lerner, Co-founder and CEO of Interviewing.io.
Kuba Niechciał, Engineering Manager at Intercom, explores the disadvantages of the standard onboarding process and offers a modern approach.
Abe Winter, former Scaling Consultant, with an insightful take on the adverse effects of the normalization of Slack.
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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