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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 […]

March 8, 2022

Career Paths Aren't Always Linear, and That's OK

My dad just worked for 2 companies in his career, almost doing the same job for 50 years. My career was much different: After now 20 years, I already worked for 7 organizations and changed my profession 3 times. I studied electronics, but fast figured out that I don’t have a passion for hardware. I […]

March 8, 2022

How to Figure Out Your Next Career Move

The desire to change your job can have different motivators: You might be unsatisfied with the current work situation, you want to experience another company culture, or you simply want to do something completely different. Figuring out the next career move can be a very hard and emotional process. The new work, the uncertainty, the […]

February 28, 2022

How to deal with a counteroffer

As you already know, at Manfred we make a mad dash to post releases every Friday. Buuuuut this week, between #Tarugo21 and the little job that’s leading us to nickel-plated onboarding of our Manfredites, allow us to share something else that we hope you’ll find useful. A while ago, David launched a debate on how […]

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