9 minute read

Simulating the Water Cooler: Help Scout's Tips for Building a Great Remote Team

Help Scout is famous for building a great culture, as well as a great product. They do this, in part, via their remote-first culture, which allows them to hire the best possible person for every role. Nick Francis shares his thoughts on how to invest in culture early, in order to fuel later team success.

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7 minute read

Onboarding Starts Before Day One: Rules for Healthy Hiring When Growing Fast

As Amplitude navigates a particularly high-growth phase, they're more attuned than ever to the kind of hiring experience they want to create. The team sought to answer the question of "how do we want people to feel" for each step in the process. They used this perspective to inform their approach, ensuring they're properly communicating and cultivating their company values every step of the way.

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7 minute read

How Greentown Labs Manages Communication and Culture for 75 Startups

Creating and scaling culture is hard enough for one company, but what about a community of dozens of companies? Greentown Labs, the largest cleantech startup incubator in the United States, works to encourage this, but it’s not without complexity. Liz Barno shares what she's learned about fostering communication and culture among diverse stakeholders.

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6 minute read

Show, Don’t Tell: How Blue Cross Blue Shield of Massachusetts Drives Innovation

How do you innovate in a 100 year-old company? BCBSMA does it with design thinking when confronting the toughest challenges. This involves fostering collaboration, communication, and a bias to action. No small task for an industry that impacts all of us, our health, and our happiness.

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11 minute read

Becoming Part of the Solution: How Auth0 Promotes Diversity in Tech from the Inside Out

Creating more diversity and inclusivity in tech can feel like a herculean task, often causing people to feel powerless. Rather than doing nothing, Kim Maida and the Auth0 team offer tangible ways to move the needle. Read on to learn how they cultivate diversity, make it central to the hiring process, and get the message out.

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14 minute read

Using Culture to Fuel Growth: CB Insights and the Four H’s

CB Insights grew their team by almost 10x over 3 years without losing the cultural values that made them a top place to work. Learn how they did this by continually recruiting with, training on, and leading by these cultural touchstones.

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14 minute read

Creating a Culture of Learning at Patreon

A learning culture creates a company that's adaptable and primed for the future. Hear from Tyler Sean Palmer, Patreon's VP of Operations, on how learning permeates everything they do.

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18 minute read

Recognize-Diffuse-Scale: The 3 Processes for Scaling Organizational Culture

Scaling an organization is like building a rocketship and trying to reach space. Learn the 3-step process for scaling your culture from an expert who's worked with dozens of fast growing startups.

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heather doshay

14 minute read

How to Navigate the First 90 Days as the First HR Hire at a Startup

Heather Doshay is an HR veteran who has worked at multiple startups. She’s seen first hand how rapid growth can either make a company hugely successful or break it apart at the seams.

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20 minute read

Creating Team Unity Through Your Remote Culture

The most difficult thing for remote teams is creating unity and an environment where team members truly feel connected to one another. Hear how Sarah Park and the team at MeetEdgar use technology and culture to achieve results as a remote team.

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Katie Burke
Chief People Officer at HubSpot

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Matt Hoffman
VP of People at DigitalOcean

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