- Finding a company with an inclusive engineering culture
This article is written from the perspective of an outside job applicant and provides a useful checklist, which can also be used internally to help predict how your D&I efforts will be perceived.
- Having Career Conversations
Joe explains how there are 2 desired outcomes from a career planning conversations: 1) Clear Goal(s) 2) An understanding of the motivations that underlie the goal(s) He then provides a concrete list of suggestions on how to juggle the cultural and organizational dynamics of providing career advice.
- Open-sourcing the Nylas Employee Handbook
Tasia describes the process that went into building the employee handbook at Nylas, along with highlights from a few different sections including: • Remote work • Terminology • PTO • Caretaker leave policy • Employee education benefit program
- BetterCloud’s Slow, Steady & Ongoing D&I Journey
David describes a 2-year diversity and inclusion journey, across both its successes and challenges. He covers: • How did the journey start? • Accountability and Sustainability • Power in Numbers • Top of the (recruiting) funnel • Are we there yet? Not even close… • D&I 2.0
- Supporting engineers' daily work and career development
Sherry covers multiple ways to foster career development, including: • Surveying Engineers About Tooling • Striving for Being in the ‘Flow Zone’ • Cultivating Collaboration • Holding Retrospectives for Your 1:1s • Regularly Reviewing Career Ladders with Engineers She also covers a few things to avoid: • Conducting surveys then ignoring the feedback you receive • Treating career ladders as checklists for promotion
- PostHog's Employee Handbook
PostHog has a medium-sized employee handbook. It covers 73 topics across Company, How We Work, People, Engineering, Design, and Sales & Marketing and more. PostHog uses Gatsby to generate it.