The pandemic spurred a surge in remote work, with 60%+ of developers now working from home. Effective onboarding, emphasizing company culture and best practices, is essential. Utilizing digital tools, seamless integration of remote developers becomes a forefront priority for businesses.
Early in my developer career, a dismissive comment from a manager highlighted the impact of leadership. It's clear: many engineers leave bad managers, not jobs. Software is human-centric. Effective leadership requires empathy, communication, and technical skill.
In 2023, pulse surveys have transformed employee feedback. Led by tech giants, these quick check-ins promote collaboration and wellbeing, with platforms like hay for Slack streamlining the process.