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Recognition is key when it comes to fostering a successful workplace culture, and we're not talking promotions or prize-wheels for a job well done (yes, they actually do exist). It's no surprise that when your motivation is down, so is your productivity- and that's bad for business. We want to share your accomplishments and business successes on our site and in our community.You may have noticed our new Community Spotlight below that highlights recent hires from HomeAway and DuckDuckGo, and our #WeeklyWins board in our Facebook Group. If you have something to celebrate this week, send our Community Engagement Manager, Lauren, a message, or tweet @PowerToFly and you could be featured in our next newsletter!
JOB OF THE WEEK: NBCUniversal - Cybersecurity Threat Research Analyst
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The pandemic's impact on collaborative software company Quip's technical recruiting team started slowly.
First, their roster of engineering interviewers started to dwindle as rising concerns about COVID-19 led some of them to start working from home in January and February, remembers technical recruiter Grace Kim. "We needed to rethink how we conducted our onsite interviews with a limited pool," she says.
Brittany Boardman went to her first interview with Stack Overflow without expecting much.
"I'm not technical, I'm not an engineer. And I wasn't necessarily looking [for a new job]. But Stack just blew me away," says Brittany of her first exposure to the company behind the world's largest and most trusted software developer and technologist community. "The people I met that day seemed like they genuinely liked coming to work. There was this cohesive belief in what the company was doing. I was converted pretty quickly after that interview—Stack was somewhere I wanted to join."
7 Tips from SoftwareONE's Khristy Young
Khristy Young is used to working hard.
She came to the U.S. from the Philippines at 19, computer science degree in hand, and landed her first job in tech, working in frontline support, at 21.
Balancing two full-time jobs — as a mom and [insert your title here] — has never been easy. Add to that the stress of the holiday season and a global pandemic, and your brain may well feel ready to explode.
If you're feeling overwhelmed these days, you're not alone. Hear how Ping Del Giudice, Director of Revenue Operations at Chainalysis and mother of two, has been coping amidst the chaos. (Spoiler alert: she's perfected her multitasking skills.)
What are your best work-life integration tips during this challenging time? Let us know in the comments.
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