Goal Planning Not Working? Try an Approach that Fits your Persona

We’re told that goal planning is an important tool for professional development. Goals focus our attention and energy, and they inform our choices. But what if goal planning isn’t working for you? We’re typically encouraged to pick a desirable destination a few years out, then break the journey down into manageable steps. What if you […]

Improve Your Programming Challenge by Asking Candidates to Read Code

Atomic interviews quite a few folks for entry-level software development positions each year. Part of the interview process involves a programming challenge. We try our best to present challenges that are similar to the work we do day-to-day, rather than asking candidates to solve obscure algorithmic puzzles. Generally, though, our candidates start from a blank […]

Atomic’s Grand Rapids Office Is Hiring Our Fifth Accelerator Cohort

This fall, Atomic’s Grand Rapids office will be recruiting our fifth Accelerator cohort. Our Accelerator program is a unique leadership development program designed for folks beginning their careers in software development. It’s a full-time job, complemented with extra resources and mentorship to help folks get off to a great start. If you know someone who’d […]