All posts categorized in: Engineering Culture

Want to Code as an Engineering Manager? Time to Find a Unicorn

Coding as an engineering manager is an exercise in cognitive dissonance. If you’ve just become a manager, you’ve likely been measuring success by the quantity and quality of the code you ship as an individual contributor (IC). Suddenly, you have new metrics for success and your day-to-day work looks wildly different. One mentor tells you […]

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Making Our Code More Inclusive

At Indeed, inclusion extends beyond employee resource groups and celebrations. Diversity of background, experience, and thought makes for a stronger workforce, more effective decision-making, and powerful innovation. To foster inclusion, we want to build a psychologically safe environment at every level and in every area of the business. That’s why we’re removing terminology that works […]

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Improving Incident Retrospectives

This post was originally published on learningfromincidents.io. Photo by Jared Erondu on Unsplash As a Site Reliability Engineer (SRE) at Indeed, I often participate in the retrospective process that follows an incident. Retrospectives—in use at Indeed since late 2015—are a meaningful part of our engineering culture. I have never questioned their importance, but recently I was struck by […]

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