Bookmarks tagged with "careers"

  • ‘HR is not your friend’: why frustrated workers are hiring reps of their own

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  • How AI could explode the economy - Vox

    Dylan Matthews Artificial intelligence is already making people rich. Jensen Huang, the co-founder and CEO of chip company Nvidia, which ChatGPT maker OpenAI is reportedly valued at But some researchers think this is only the beginning — that AI won’t just make a few techies wildly rich, the way social networking, smartphones, and personal computers did before. Believers in a In 2020, the AI researcher Ajeya Cotra at grant maker Open Philanthropy This is an extremely “big if true” claim. Sin...

  • The Most Important Skill in Startup Engineering Leadership

    March 10, 2024 4-minute read I have been very fortunate to have both worked alongside some incredible engineering leaders, as well as lead engineering teams myself. These experiences have primarily been in the context of startups that are growing rapidly in terms of both customers and employees. The longer I have worked in these environments, the more convinced I have become that there is a singular skill that ultimately decides the success of a leader, and thus their team: As an However, when...

  • Tech Job Interviews Are Out of Control | WIRED

    In 2022, feeling burned out by the pandemic and a five-year sprint at a cloud storage company, Catherine decided it was time for a break. Catherine, who uses the pronouns they/them and asked that their full name be withheld due to the sensitive nature of job hunting, had adequate savings and a partner with health insurance. So Catherine spent five months hiking the 2,650 miles of the Pacific Crest Trail. By the end of 2023, they were ready to look for another software engineering job. But the hu...

  • Our Company Is Doing So Well That You’re All Fired - McSweeney’s Internet Tendency

    “Paramount Global lays off about 800 employees, a day after announcing record Super Bowl ratings.” — Thank you for jumping on this last-minute Zoom meeting. As you’re all well aware, this has been a great year for us. Profits are at an all-time high. Our stock price is at an all-time high. Growth projections for the coming year are through the roof. You all have done an amazing job ushering in a new era of success for this company. So amazing, in fact, that we have no choice but to let you all ...