More Than a Policy – What Dealing with Workplace Harassment Looks Like

Atomic does a great job of cultivating a healthy work environment within our own building. We’ve got strong core values, great people, and high expectations for kindness, respect, and community. We don’t often need to exercise our policies around harassment, workplace sexism, or other forms of mistreatment. However, despite our best efforts to find collaborators who fit […]

Parallels Between Design and Leadership

When Carl messaged me a couple months ago, I knew something was up. He said he wanted to get together and chat about some important, but good things. I thought he might want to have a face-to-face conversation about me transitioning to a Delivery Lead role. I wasn’t sure what Carl would want to talk […]

Respecting the Value of Face Time

The way we interact and work with others has changed drastically over the past few decades. Email, chat, and teleconferencing have bridged huge gaps of geography and facilitated us to work across boundaries. This flexibility has allowed individuals to work from home so they can tend a sick child or deal with other real-life complications. […]

Making a Newcomer Feel Like Part of the Team

Atomic recently started a new vehicle, the Atomic Accelerator Program, for onboarding new employees fresh out of college. We are excited about this effort, since there is a big gap between what we learn in school and taking on an actual career in a software development organization.