People management, career tracks, promotions, and demotions.

After 100+ Interviews as a Hiring Manager in Engineering


Did you know that your cover letter won’t be read and that your CV will be looked at for a few seconds at most? Let’s take a look at job applications from a hiring manager’s perspective.

What even is “Senior”?


“Senior Software Developer” — says the text on the business card. But what makes someone senior? Is it the age? Is it the years in the business? Know-how? There’s a sometimes heated and, to some extent, endless debate going on what makes an engineer senior.

A Recap on Managing People From Home


Turns out, this working remotely thing might be better than what we used to do in the office.

Dear Startups - Learn to Hire


In the last seven months I ventured into the world of startups and learned one thing especially: They really need to learn how to hire people and how to appreciate candidates they don’t hire. This is not about human resources. It is about people working with people.