All posts categorized in: Engineering Culture

Obligation and Opportunity

A good friend of mine who’s been in engineering leadership at a handful of early-stage companies recently had something interesting to say about core values: I’m never putting ‘Accountability’ as a core value again. I’ve tried it three different ways at three very different companies and it always ends up the same. ‘Accountability’ just ends […]

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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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