Tag: management

Workplace Sabotage

I recently stumbled across a declassified field manual published by the Office of Strategic Services (the precursor to the CIA) in 1944. The manual describes simple methods that everyday citizens can use to sabotage and demoralize the enemy's war effort. It's a relatively short field manual, and you can find…
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Fixing the Workplace Schedule

As a company grows, protecting the time of its employees becomes a perplexing problem. Bizarrely, almost everyone I know that isn't at a start-up doesn't seem to have enough time at work to actually do work. Their schedules become filled with staff meetings, project update meetings, hiring meetings, planning meetings,…
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Hiring is Hard

The tech sector's hiring process has become something of a hot topic in the last few years. For the most part, everyone seems to agree that the current methods of technical hiring are ineffective and generally bad for both the prospective employee and employer. A lot of established companies are…
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