Working remotely comes with the freedom of managing your time but I like to think it’s also a responsibility. It’s up to us to manage our time in a way that enables us to be productive and efficient. All it takes is 3–4 hours of intentional work and undisturbed time. I do most of my work in those 3–4 hours. I think it’s safe to forget about the…
I was pleasantly surprised by the interview process as a candidate. Everyone was very welcoming and the interviews felt more like a chat, instead of a formal interview. That’s also one of the main reasons why I decided to join and why I felt comfortable about joining. But let’s go through my points from the post and see how GitLab does.
I did like the casual conversations that started every now and then in open-plan offices. But they were far too rare to justify such working environment for me. I think that if I had to choose between open-plan and cubicles, I’d probably go with cubicles. Some companies have started to offer a bit of both so if you want to focus, you can isolate yourself.
I know, it turns out it’s more frustrating than one would think. We’re made in a way that nesting is natural to us. I think if that is taken away at work it’s just another thing that adds to lack of comfort at work. Combined with an open-plan office it’s very annoying.
Thanks, glad you liked it. I know that there’s a difference between the two but with this article, I literally meant ‘Quantifying user experience’ meaning that I want to assign a numerical value to the user’s experience. I know what you mean by the terms being confused sometimes though. Just wanted to note that it wasn’t based on confusion but intentional.