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Thriving remotely: An interview series with Buffer’s Katie Wilde — Part 5

“I find it helps me be less stressed about interpersonal conflict to become more curious about why certain behaviours make sense to people.”

Thriving remotely: An interview series with Buffer’s Katie Wilde — Part 4

“I find that asking yourself ‘what is this person optimizing for’ is quite a useful thing, because people are almost always doing things that make sense to them at the time. You want to help them understand why the incorrect behaviour might have made sense at the time. If you don’t, they’ll do it again.”

Thriving remotely: An interview series with Buffer’s Katie Wilde — Part 3

“Sometimes with primarily technical roles, there’s a lot of pressure to be heads down and coding literally all the time. But if that’s the case, when are you supposed to contribute to the important discussions the rest of the team is having?”

Thriving remotely: An interview series with Buffer’s Katie Wilde — Part 2

With the rise of remote working, many businesses are navigating entirely new opportunities and challenges. Commit’s Sarah Marion sat down with Katie Wilde, VP of Engineering at Buffer (both organizations are remote-first) to talk about how to have hard conversations, build resilient teams, and promote positivity as a remote-first organization.

Thriving remotely: An interview series with Buffer’s Katie Wilde — Part 1

With the rise of remote working, many businesses are navigating entirely new opportunities and challenges. Commit’s Sarah Marion sat down with Katie Wilde, VP of Engineering at Buffer (both organizations are remote-first) to talk about how to have hard conversations, build resilient teams, and promote positivity as a remote-first organization.

How Commit is experimenting with asynchronous interviewing

Commit is experimenting with making many aspects of our interviewing process asynchronous. It’s not because we’re anti-social; we believe it makes for a meaningfully better interviewing experience and helps us attract the best candidates.

Gokul Rajaram talks with Commit

Commit co-founder, Beier Cai, sat down with Gokul to hear his thoughts on the challenges and opportunities for startups today, and the importance of creating a robust community for Software Engineers.

Passing the baton, lessons learned from handing projects back to teams

Change is the norm now: new companies, new teammates, new roles every couple of years. To be effective at our software engineering jobs, we have to be comfortable learning new systems and processes quickly, but we also need to learn to leave positions gracefully.