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September 1, 2022

5 soft skills that every Software Architect should have

There might be a general thinking that a Software Architect only need technical skills, when the reality is that soft skills can be even more important. Soft skills have become essential for companies when hiring a new technical profile. Like everything else, the set of skills needed depends on the role to which it is […]

August 19, 2022

How to sustain the company culture while working remotely

Remote work has gone from being an option to a trend. Every year, more and more companies are choosing the fully-remote modality for their workers, and every year more and more workers deny to work in other way but remotely -for instance, in this article Forbes relates how Facebook workers denied a big perk for […]

August 1, 2022

How many technologies can a developer can work with

Every day, more and more Manfredites are storing their professional information in our platform for sharing and growing their career. This, besides being great news, gives us a volume of information that, transformed into conclusions, will allow us to draw useful insights… or curious ones. Not long ago, we started working hand in hand with […]

July 25, 2022

// How to track your Job Application

Tired of not knowing where your CV has ended? Or if your job application has been opened or not? At Manfred, we’re completely changing how job applications are dealt with in selection processes. Are you still sending a PDF including your CV into a black hole? Now, you can now follow any interest shown in […]

July 13, 2022

One place for my Work Experience. Using Manfred and GitHub to sync data for my About-Me-Page.

Txema León shares his own experience using our open CV format (MAC) and GitHub sync for his About-Me page at Manfred's page.

July 6, 2022

Move.sidewards() - Alternative Developer Career Paths

When talking about developer career paths the discussion moves quickly to popular technologies and how to become a React, Typescript, or Python developer. Often the conversation is about whether to move into a management role or staying on the individual contributor track. There are much more alternative developer career paths than you think. Moving into […]

June 2, 2022

How marketgoo's technical team matched their salaries to the market

tl;dr marketgoo's engineering team recently had a general salary increase to keep pace with the market Read on to discover why they started this process and how they did it, and which role has Manfred played along the way. Background We have known the marketgoo team for years. Not only because we are contemporary startups […]

May 27, 2022

We have rolled back a feature for the first time, and that's alright

We have expressed time after time that our approach to product delivery is all about splitting the big tasks into smaller features and ship value continuously. Likewise, we are always fighting against the feeling that the code that is just about to be deployed must be improved a bit more before reaching our community. I'm […]

May 25, 2022

Steps of the Tech Recruitment and Selection Process

No two selection processes are the same. They can be quite different depending on the industry and the size of the company. However at Manfred, we know first-hand that the recruitment and selection process in the Tech world have certain characteristics that make it different: conditioned by the high demand for technical talent, compared to the […]

March 24, 2022

How to survive Stackoverflowgeddon? 💊

On January 13th, StackOverflow CEO announced that the company would discontinue Developer Stories, the online CV format used by the popular technical Q&A site. As of March 31, MILLIONS of developers would lose their professional data, created and updated over more than 7 years. Thus, the solution proposed by StackOverflow –exporting the Developer Story as […]

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