Finding Remote Work Inspiration from Sudoku

I recently came across this excellent video about solving a very unique Sudoku puzzle. On top of the normal Sudoku rules, there were some additional restrictions on how the digits could be placed within the grid. The puzzle solver, Simon Anthony, was initially convinced that he was being pranked and that the puzzle wasn’t actually […]

Atomic Welcomes its 2020 Grand Rapids Accelerator Cohort

Four new makers have joined Atomic’s Grand Rapids office as a part of this year’s Atomic Accelerator program. The professional development program, which started in 2012, was created for newly-graduated software developers. I asked each of our new Grand Rapids makers to tell me a little bit about themselves. Jimmy Cerone Jimmy recently graduated from […]

Atomic Welcomes its 2020 Ann Arbor Accelerator Cohort

Three new makers have joined Atomic’s Ann Arbor office as part of the Atomic Accelerator — a professional development program for newly-graduated developers. I asked each to tell me a little bit about themselves. Casey Falkowski Casey recently graduated from Oakland University with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Computer Science. Before joining Atomic, he […]

Welcome New Remote Employees with a Personalized Video

Successfully onboarding and welcoming your new employees is an important challenge. And when you’re hiring remotely — as we are, temporarily, during the COVID-19 crisis — that challenge is heightened. This month, two new employees joined Atomic Object’s Ann Arbor office as part of our Accelerator program. I wanted to find a way to replicate […]

Atomic Welcomes Two Developers

Earlier this year, Atomic gained two developers — one in Grand Rapids and one in Ann Arbor. I asked each of them to share a little bit about themselves and their favorite things about Atomic so far. Anjali Munasinghe Anjali is no stranger to Atomic; she spent the summer of 2019 working as an intern […]

Creating an Equitable, Respectful, Values-Based Hiring Process

I’ve spent some time recently restructuring our hiring process for software developers. The goal of this project could probably be copy+pasted by any tech company actively hiring developers these days: We want to hire competent, talented, and diverse software developers to be great Makers at Atomic Object. To accomplish this, we need to ensure that […]