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June 23, 2022

5 Reasons to Have a Remote Software Engineering Team

On the fence about offering a work-from-home option for your software developers? Consider the benefits of having a fully remote engineering team.

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June 15, 2022

10 Soft Skills to Look For in Senior Software Developers

Senior engineers do more than write code; they lead their teams to success. If you're hiring, be sure to look for these 10 important soft skills for senior software developers.

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May 31, 2022

HackerNews Hot Takes With Wes Part 4: LeetCode Interviews Are Ruining the Industry

Are LeetCode interviews are scaring candidates and ruining the industry? Let's hear Wes' response to a HackerNews post where a qualified candidate loses out on a great opportunity because of this type of interview.

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May 25, 2022

The Other Side of the Mirror: How Andy Wegner Went from Woven Client to Woven Employee

When Andy Wegner was the VP of Software Engineering at PacketFabric, he used Woven's platform to scale the engineering team. Now he's Woven's Director of Engineering. We sat down with him to discuss this move and get his insights into how Woven can help companies achieve their growth goals.

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May 20, 2022

3 of the Best Newsletters for Engineering Managers

Newsletters aren't just noise in your inbox; they can actually support you in your role. Check out our list of newsletters for engineering managers that you'll actually look forward to opening.

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May 19, 2022

5 Examples of Great Developer Experiences

A positive developer experience makes it easier for devs to build, test, and deploy their own code. Their satisfaction and happiness are crucial to the success of your product.

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April 29, 2022

Top 5 Podcasts for Engineering Managers

Podcasts are great places to find information and advice on how to become a better leader. Check out our top picks for engineering management podcasts in 2022.

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April 28, 2022

How to Write Job Descriptions for Software Engineers

There's a lot to think about when writing job descriptions for software engineers. But with the right approach, you can create a listing that will help you find and hire the next 10x problem solver for your team.

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April 22, 2022

Performance Reviews for Software Engineers

As an engineering team manager, the job of the performance review is to help motivate your report to get to the next level. But conducting them can sometimes be daunting. Here are some tips for conducting a review that's fair, honest, and effective.

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April 22, 2022

HackerNews Hot Takes With Wes Part 3: Engineering Managers Ghost Candidates

Engineering managers are busy. Taking the time to send candidates meaningful feedback can create a bottleneck in the interview process - and thus is often skipped.

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April 19, 2022

6 Essential Criteria to Evaluate Software Engineers

Focus on these six areas to evaluate software engineers and hire the best, most qualified person for your team.

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April 15, 2022

HackerNews Hot Takes With Wes Part 2: Senior Engineers Don't Want to Take Code Quizzes

Senior engineers don't want to take code quizzes. Should they have to? Let's hear Wes' response to a HackerNews post where a candidate is feeling burnt out from the interview process.

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