Writing great job posts is not an easy job. Many companies merge two or more roles into one. That creates unrealistic expectations. Developers learn to exaggerate their qualifications and experience. Everyone ends up in a vicious cycle.
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Year progress: ▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓░ 91% This week was quite busy and productive. We discovered a bug in Supportress, and started investigating it. I continued implementing payments. We had a great discussion with Ilias on how our existing models match what the payments tutorial suggests. It turned out we already had a model that corresponds to the … Continue reading 2019-W48
Year progress: ▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓▓░░ 89% When I worked at GitHub as a manager, I used to share a short synopsis of the week at the end of each week. I shared that with my team, and it had various items in it. Project progress, thoughts, direction, insights, questions, and many more. I changed formats and what … Continue reading 2019-W47
I always wondered how it would feel being a GitHub alumni. What would be different? What would catch my eye? Well, now that I am not at GitHub for about 16 days, here’s what I have noticed. Notifications My GitHub and Slack notifications are almost zero now! That’s both good but also weird. Everything is … Continue reading First impressions after leaving GitHub
I always wanted to land a job with 37signals. Wait? What does this have to do with GitHub? Bear with me. This may be a long post. They recently changed their name to Basecamp. They stopped developing other products, and focused on Basecamp. A project management and team communication tool. They extracted Rails from Basecamp … Continue reading Farewell GitHub, welcome HeavyMelon