All posts from: December 2017

Transitioning from Academia to Industry

Perspectives from Indeed’s Data Scientists I still remember the moment I told my advisor that I was considering leaving academia. The stress. The fear. Saying the words, “I don’t think I want this for myself” out loud. And afterwards, the relief. At the time, I was juggling work on my dissertation proposal, multiple publications, teaching […]

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IndeedEng Culture: Be Ambitious, Stay Humble

In my previous posts on Indeed’s engineering culture, I wrote about keeping teams independent, making better mistakes, dealing with consolidation debt, encouraging autonomy and initiative, and the importance of not stack ranking individuals. These are my closing thoughts on how we work here at Indeed. Perhaps one of Indeed’s traits that has struck me the […]

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