Not much from me this week. I hope you enjoy what I read this week!
Software Engineering ⚙️
An interesting look inside Amazon’s staff+ level engineering before 2020.
Call me a skeptic, but Apple has been infamous for its lack of support for the developers. Will they care enough to make Xcode Cloud a good CI/CD solution?
I’ve been slowly habituating work habits to get better as a professional. So far, I’ve made daily habits of giving feedback, asking for feedback, writing daily notes, and so on. I am now trying to add weekly routines. I will practice reviewing and setting up weekly plans every Sunday.
There is usually a systemic explanation for the individuals’ sufferings. When our colleagues share their pains, trust them, and use our privileges to improve the system for all of us.
Regardless of the current job market, we managers owe it to our teams to look after the team members’ needs at work. We can start by asking what they want to achieve at work and how best to support them.
I engage in a conversation by completing the other person’s sentences. It helps me stay focused. But this article made me learn that not everyone is like me, and many don’t appreciate my interruptions.
Before one experiences disappointment at work, it’s easy to have this idealized view of the companies and teams like families looking after another. But Corporate America demands that everyone, even the CEOs and the board directors, puts the business above their loyalty to their colleagues.