How does a fully remote company interview its job candidates? Using one of the tools we use every day - Slack. We discuss how best to approach this final interview, from both sides.
Just like how hours work globally because we all take our cues from the World Clock, teams need to base their decisions using the same benchmarks to unlock the true value of story points and team velocity. This can be accomplished by using reference stories.
Building and keeping trust among web users is paramount to publishers and content creators alike, and many people feel betrayed when their web activity and private data are acquired by third-parties without consent. With the release of ITP 2.1, now on beta releases of iOS 12.2 and Safari 12.1 on macOS High Sierra and Mojave, both third-party and first-party cookies are affected.
There’s a saying that people invariably attribute to wherever they live: if you don’t like the weather in [PLACE] wait five minutes. That said, more often than not, the opposite is true. Whether for a sprint, or for the real world, a great way to predict tomorrow’s weather is to look at yesterday’s. You won’t always be right (and likely never exactly right), but you will be close enough to not die from exposure to the elements – or misread your velocity.
One of the many joys of working from home is avoiding rush hour headaches. But commutes to work have a purpose — they are cues that your work day is beginning or ending, and provide a clear separation between home and the office. How can you recreate this when working remotely?
Since Alley’s founding in 2010, we have evolved into a fully distributed company with nearly 70 team members spread across the United States, Canada, and Brazil. While we’ve learned to mitigate the challenges of working remotely and pride ourselves on having a strong work culture, we feel it’s critical for everyone to have the opportunity to be in the same physical location and meet face to face.