• Market Research on IT Job Search Techniques

    There is no secret people matter most of all in business. Leading companies realised it many years ago and compete over best talent not best technologies. They give amazing perks and create campuses employees want to live in. They make illegal agreements with competitors. They acquire smaller companies to get people working in them. Google, a leader in the war for talent, famously pays ridiculous amount of money to its employees to stay.

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  • Ministry

    Each company I visit has its unique atmosphere and dynamics. One reminds of a meetup where people learn new things, share experience and drink beer. Other reminds of a hackaton where participants press forward to create and deploy a working product as fast as possible. Ministry is a family gathering where you are always welcomed, find support and be challenged at the same time.

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  • Working on the move. Survival guide.

    Last ten weeks I enjoyed coffee in nine cities, visited sixteen companies, met five members of Happy Melly team and had both very productive and very unproductive days. I learned accordingly and created a list of rules which might help you to travel around Europe and work at the same time.

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  • GoodGame Studios

    Working at organisations which grow very fast reminds me of bull riding. When several hundred people join a company’s campus during a year you should expect to change offices, switch projects and bump to a new person in your team every two weeks or so. These factors might decrease employees engagement. In addition, during fast growth management style tends to be more command and control than lead and adapt. It’s reasonable as many new people are not aligned with an organisation yet and couldn’t change direction fast enough all through self-organisation.

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  • Netlight

    After reading a number of invitations I learned to predict if I would truly enjoy the time taking an interview and finding out interesting facts about an organisation. Probably the most important factor is a mood of a letter. You feel it with your fibres when an author sincerely loves the company, is proud of it and very excited to let everyone know more. Karin works at Netlight and her letter had all of those.

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