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Companies need employees and people are looking for a job. For both it’s a great challenge to find the right connection. We at Goyello are constantly looking for nice new colleagues, people who fit our team, who are just like us. Attracting the right colleagues is a real challenge and from time to time we experiment to find the best way to reach out to our ” audience”. Today we present our vacancy for .NET developers in a special way. Read the full article →

It is impossible to work between 9-5

by Agnieszka Gibowska March 18, 2010 Best practices
Have you ever wondered how many hours do you actually work at the office? Excluding lunch breaks and other breaks obviously. Have you ever calculated your productivity level during the day? How many hours are you able to work uninterrupted? If at all possible.
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A legend of the notorious Black Team

by Agnieszka Gibowska March 12, 2010 Books & Events
In my last post about teams I claimed there is no universal recipe for breeding a jelled team. A few days ago I came across a great book Peopleware, first published 20 years ago and then updated a few times. The authors explain what it takes for the team to jell. In order to illustrate [...]
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A recipe for a perfect team doesn’t exist?

by Agnieszka Gibowska March 4, 2010 HRM
The value of having jelled teams in the company or working in one is pretty obvious. Such teams are more productive and work more efficiently since they feel comfortable with each other. Can we use some magic trick to create a good team? Not really. For managers it’s usually easier to point out team killing [...]
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3 secrets to becoming more innovative

by Agnieszka Gibowska February 12, 2010 HRM
Recently, I’ve come cross an HBR article “The Innovator’s DNA”, in which they explain what makes some people innovative and what sets them apart from the rest of us? They also tried to answer the question why some companies are innovative and some are not? Where do the best ideas come from? The article is [...]
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Despite having innovative tools people don’t collaborate

by Agnieszka Gibowska February 4, 2010 Best practices
We all know that only the “learning organizations” have a bright future ahead. Knowledge is the key predictor of success. So why aren’t we eager to share our knowledge? Why often people working for the same organization don’t cooperate? Nowadays, with the development of IT industry companies give their employees the variety of tools to [...]
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Is planning the career path pointless?

by Agnieszka Gibowska January 15, 2010 HRM
The beginning of a new year is always a great time to start moving your career in a better direction. It’s pretty common that at that time many employees set Workplace and Career New Year’ s Resolutions. This is also the time for looking back on what you achieved last year, what failures you faced [...]
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7 reasons why software developers fail due to company’s mistakes

by Agnieszka Gibowska December 21, 2009 Best practices
It’s been estimated that almost 50% of newly hired employees fail in their jobs within the first 2 years and the first 3 months are the most crucial for their success. As I discussed in my previous post there are various reasons why newbies fail. Is it only dependent on their own behavior or attitude? [...]
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How to survive in a new developer’s job? Part 2

by Agnieszka Gibowska December 1, 2009 HRM
If you have just started a software developer’s career or changed a workplace these tips may comae in handy while establishing yourself in a new environment. It’s not easy to earn colleagues’ respect and reach the “core” of the company. Many fresh graduate developers fail at the very beginning for a variety of different reasons. [...]
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How to survive in a new developer’s job? Part 1

by Agnieszka Gibowska November 24, 2009 Best practices
Are you starting your developer’s career? You stand 50% chance of losing this job within the first two years, the study revealed. Surprisingly, many great and talented people fail. I can imagine that after so many years of studying you don’t feel like getting fired. More importantly, it’s becoming the place you start spending 1/3 [...]
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