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What is the most in-demand soft-skill in the digital world?

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Take the test and find your own Adaptability factors. What do people who achieve incredible results regard...
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Unlocking remote work: A guide to share with your boss

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It doesn't matter if your company thinks remote work is something unattainable or if you already take steps towards remote work, such as flextime or telecommuting. Here are our best pieces of ad...
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This was 2020 for Get on Board

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Working Without Borders, S01E04: Brenna Loury on embracing an async remote culture at Doist

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How an asynchronous remote team is different from a remote team where everyone has a 100% time zone overlap? What are the advantages and pitfalls? In a team organized around not being interrup...
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¿Qué significa ser Recruitment Hacker?

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Hackeando el reclutamiento tecnológico.
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How to become a successful UX writer

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What does one need to become a successful UX writer? Here you have 10 tips to help you become one. 
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3 tips for working better with the Design team

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What can the Dev Team do to work more smoothly with the Design Team?
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How to better prepare for a technical interview?

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What to do and not to do in a technical interview? Here are 7 tips to help you, compiled from Get on Board's experience recruiting for our own team and for our clients.
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Meritocracy: the myth that prevails in the technology industry

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They say that justice is blind, and so is merit. It does not see race, religion, tastes, origin, or gender. But the data in our industry says otherwise: it is one of the least equal and most dis...
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3 keys to attract (and retain) talent 2.0

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You may wonder what this "talent 2.0" is, and why should you care? At Get on Board we understand talent 2.0 as the people who are best prepared to bring value to an economy base...
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Working Without Borders, S01E03: Carolina Mello on navigating compliance and HR in remote teams

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How to implement a global remote team? How can companies ensure compliance when hiring abroad? How to deal with HR, payroll, and tax compliance in a foreign country? These and more are the topic...
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How to find a job in Tech companies?

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7 useful tips that will help you develop your professional profile faster and maximize your employability options.
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How I survived my first job search in the IT world

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The challenge of changing your career and getting out of your comfort zone over the age of 30.
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Working Without Borders, S01E02: Darren Murph on leading a remote culture at GitLab

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Leading and evangelizing a remote culture in a team of 1,200
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5 benefits of remote work (that will make you reconsider in-office work)

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Some reasons to incorporate the mindset of working remotely in a company
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Why we decided to raise money at Get on Board

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Learnings on whether or not to use Venture Capital
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Working without Borders, S01E01: Kiranjit Sidhu on managing distributed teams at Facebook

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Lessons on how to manage a high-performance distributed team across multiple countries and time zones
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From Graphic Design to UI, part 2: de-prioritize 'originality'.

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This article is part of a series of tips for Graphic Designers who want to move to UI. You can read the first part
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How remote work allowed me to be the mom I wanted to be

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All it took was a couple of weeks to realize remote work was the only way I could do maternity the way I wanted to.
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¿Qué es Redux y cómo funciona?

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Redux es una librería de JavaScript que te permite manejar el estado de una aplicación. También podríamos decir que es un patrón de arquitectura de datos que permite manejar es...
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Going from Graphic Design to UI? There is one very important rule you should know.

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Maybe you're here because you think it's the future of Graphic Design. Maybe what motivates you is money. Maybe you woke up one day and your company asked you to make an app. Or maybe the cool p...
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Why does a UX earn more than a UI?

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Perhaps because we have not done what the UXers did at their time: to professionalize the profession.
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5 sugerencias para enfrentar una revisión de código

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Cómo hacer pull requests, desde la comodidad de tu sofá
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Shaping culture in remote organizations

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How to promote integration beyond video calls
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Todos los mails son iguales… pero algunos son más iguales que otros

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Cómo priorizar colas de envíos de emails
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Poniendo riendas al consumo de memoria de Ruby

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Cómo tunear el OS para consumir menos memoria en aplicaciones Ruby
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Reiniciar los dynos de Heroku, directo desde tu codebase

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Cómo automatizar el reinicio en casos de emergencia
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Dalli memcache y soporte para race_condition_ttl

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Evitando deadlocks al escribir caché en varios hilos a la vez
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Tips de resolución de conflictos git

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Un conflicto en git consiste en dos versiones de un fragmento de un archivo: una versión viene de la rama desde la que estás mezclando, y otra es la versión de ese mismo fragmento en la rama...
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Accesibilidad en la web

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El poder de la Web está en su universalidad. El acceso para todos, independientemente de cualquier discapacidad, es un aspecto esencial.— Tim Berners-Lee, Director del W3C e inventor de l...
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Review apps en Heroku: Cada pull request es una nueva app – parte 1

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El concepto es innovador: cada nuevo pull request que creas en Github dispara el despliegue de una copia de tu aplicación — ...
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AwesomeCompanies, episodio 6: Cornershop

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AwesomeCompanies es una sección del blog de Get on Board donde mostramos cómo trabajan y viven empresas tecnológicas...
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AwesomeCompanies, episodio 5: Laboratoria

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AwesomeCompanies es una sección del blog de Get on Board donde mostramos cómo trabajan y viven empresas tecnológicas...
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