I’d like to share some insights and lessons from the most recent recruiting season at Atomic Object that I hope will be valuable in the years ahead.
Emotional intelligence skills you learn through teamwork will be more valuable throughout your life than learning one more programming language.
Giving or receiving feedback can be a difficult conversation, but knowing beforehand what kind of feedback is wanted can improve the discussion drastically.
We've always written the game boards in Clojure and distributed them via a JAR file. This year, we tried using Docker instead, and it went very well!
DeGrandis's "Making Work Visible" is an excellent intro for teams that haven't yet embraced the sticky notes, swimlanes, and story estimation lifestyle.
The Accelerator has helped me polish my skills, given me opportunities to interact with company leaders, and kept my learning inertia going.