Welcome to the 15th edition of The Weekly Retro!
Question for this week: Are you transparrent enough with your work?
After such a long time of not being able to go anywhere on vacation we need to make sure to protect the time we do take off. To make this work, Lara Hogan provides a checklist that will set your colleagues up for succes when they do have time off.
I've seen this so often. The idea that if we only hire senior engineers then surely we will have highly productive teams. But senior engineers come at a cost that is often overlooked. One thing is the financial cost, but the other is on the organisation. Senior engineers needs growth and that puts very high demand on staff or principal roles that most likely doesn't exist.A great thread from Kitty Giraudel.
Onboarding is a tricky topic, but I have to say that I've been incredibly impressed with my onboarding at Spotify. If you struggle with making your onboarding work I'm sure there's something for you to learn from Spotify.
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