What Do You Do Again is a blog series focused on sharing job functions that aren’t always at top of mind, yet are viable options for successful careers. In each interview, we focus on what lead each person to their current role and how they could’ve gotten there sooner. The hope is to create more guidance around such big decisions that young adults have to make early in their lives.

This interview is with Gillian Katz, Head of Brand and Content Strategy in NYC. A colleague connected us as we both have goals of making young adults set up for…

What Do You Do Again is a blog series focused on sharing job functions that aren’t always at top of mind, yet are viable options for successful careers. In each interview, we focus on what lead each person to their current role and how they could’ve gotten there sooner. The hope is to create more guidance around such big decisions that young adults have to make early in their lives.

This interview is with Sam Feldman, Head of Compensation and People Analytics in NYC. I first reached out to Sam when I was interested in learning more about what People…

What Do You Do Again is a blog series focused on sharing job functions that aren’t always at top of mind, yet are viable options for successful careers. In each interview, we focus on what led each person to their current role and how they could’ve gotten there sooner. The hope is to create more guidance around such big decisions that young adults have to make early in their lives.

This interview is with Steven Kopp, Head of Operations in NYC. I connected with Steven awhile back when we were both doing similar work at our respective companies. Steven was…

Welcome, New Roacher!

That’s how all of our Welcome Documents start, though you can expect yours to start with your name on top. Welcome Docs are how we help our new teammates get started and get past the natural new job jitters at Cockroach Labs. We understand there’s nothing worse than not knowing what to do or where to go on your first day, so we use Welcome Docs as a nice roadmap for this transition.

In a previous blog about onboarding , I share how we structure Your First Weeks at Cockroach. We designed our onboarding process to be…

What Do You Do Again is a blog series focused on sharing job functions that aren’t always at top of mind, yet are viable options for successful careers. In each interview, we focus on what lead each person to their current role and how they could’ve gotten there sooner. The hope is to create more guidance around such big decisions that young adults have to make early in their lives.

This is an interview with Nathaniel Okenwa, a Developer Evangelist based in London, UK. My coworker introduced me to his talk that she saw him share at Adulting.dev: 0 to…

What Do You Do Again is a blog series focused on sharing job functions that aren’t always at top of mind, yet are viable options for successful careers. In each interview, we focus on what lead each person to their current role and how they could’ve gotten there sooner. The hope is to create more guidance around such big decisions that young adults have to make early in their lives.

This interview is with J McLoughlin, a Program Manager for Engineering Education in NYC. A colleague connected me with J, as the well thought out programs she builds are something…

For new employees, starting at a new company isn’t always a comfortable transition. Even if they’re excited about their new role, day 1 at a new office can be scary. They’ve left the familiar feeling of their old position for the unknown situation of a new company.

Onboarding is meant to answer some of these unknowns. While the HR team can sit you down and walk through how the company came to be and when you’ll be paid, there’s some amount of onboarding where a meeting with HR doesn’t cut it.

At Cockroach Labs, we’ve made onboarding a team sport…

What Do You Do Again is a blog series focused on sharing job functions that aren’t always at top of mind, yet are viable options for successful careers. In each interview, we focus on what lead each person to their current role and how they could’ve gotten there sooner. The hope is to create more guidance around such big decisions that young adults have to make early in their lives.

This interview is with Peter Zawistowicz, a Growth Marketing Manager in NYC. I’ve met Peter through the tech industry here. …

What Do You Do Again is a blog series focused on sharing job functions that aren’t always top of mind, but are viable options for successful careers. In each interview, we focus on what led each person to their current role, and how they could’ve gotten there sooner. The hope is to create more guidance around such big decisions that young adults have to make early in their lives.

This interview is with Jenn Hourani, Customer Success Manager in SF. Jenn and I connected through our work at our respective companies. When I was out visiting our SF office, we…

What Do You Do Again is a blog series focused on sharing job functions that aren’t always at top of mind, yet are viable options for successful careers. In each interview, we focus on what lead each person to their current role and how they could’ve gotten there sooner. The hope is to create more guidance around such big decisions that young adults have to make early in their lives.

This interview is with Allie Felix, a Director of Platform based in Tampa Bay, Florida. She was working at a VC fund & coworking space during her NYC days, where…

Chelsea Lee

People person at Cockroach Labs.

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