10 Lessons on Culture and Hiring From Netflix’s Patty McCord

10 Lessons on Culture and Hiring From Netflix’s Patty McCord

Do job titles really matter? Are companies responsible for employee happiness? Should company culture evolve as your company grows, or should it be set in stone? Those are just a few of the topics Patty McCord discussed during a recent interview for our Seeking Wisdom...
Patty McCord’s Advice on Culture & What Matters Most

Patty McCord’s Advice on Culture & What Matters Most

Patty McCord knows a thing or two about creating an unparalleled company culture. In fact, she wrote a deck on it during her fourteen years as Chief Talent Officer of Netflix. But this isn’t just any deck; it has been viewed more than fifteen million times, and Sheryl...
Episode 647: Hard Work Is Irrelevant

Episode 647: Hard Work Is Irrelevant

Most companies reward hard work. This is why people get paid overtime, and why full-time workers make more than part-time ones. But, if you think about it, hard work alone says nothing about how much value you create. You could be toiling day and night, and be mostly...
Why Engineers Should Switch Jobs Every Four Years

Why Engineers Should Switch Jobs Every Four Years

Before people object to what is written in this article solely because of the title, hear this one out first. While it may look bad in the resume to be jumping companies from time to time, new research says that it is not entirely a bad thing. The previous generations...
Should I Quit My Job? 9 Signs It’s Time

Should I Quit My Job? 9 Signs It’s Time

And that’s actually pretty great. None of us will be happy in our careers every day of every year. If that’s what you’re looking for, good luck. But you should find satisfaction in the work you do regularly. Because as nice as it is to talk about...