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The Evolution of Tech Hiring

Crossover’s successful one-day hiring tournaments: now in-person and online May and June were big months for Crossover’s international hiring tour. May brought five more tournaments, including our first events in Hungary and Belarus. With June came some exciting new developments: our first-ever completely online hiring tournament, plus in-person events in Romania and Poland that coincided with some of Eastern Europe’s biggest tech conferences. In addition to the online tournament where participants could join from anywhere, Crossover visited eight cities in seven countries (Karachi, Pakistan; Budapest, Hungary; Sopot and Kraków, Poland; Kiev, Ukraine; Minsk, Belarus; Moscow, Russia; Cluj, Romania). These nine events invited chief and software architects, software engineering managers (SEMs), technical product managers (TPMs), and QA engineers to test for remote roles.

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The Crossover Coffee Break: Issue #13

Welcome to the weekly newsletter for Crossover blog subscribers Take a break from your work and join us for some piping hot news about remote work, productivity, and what the Crossover community has been up to.

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Crossover Country Spotlight: Poland

Highlighting Crossover’s community of tech professionals in Poland: meet the team and learn about events like our hiring tournaments and Devoxx sponsorship To view: Navigation: Click the corner of any page or use the arrow buttons at the bottom of the document frame. Zooming in and out: Click on the center of any page or use the + and –buttons at the bottom of the document frame. or Open in new window https://www.calameo.com/read/0052440894a66b561018c Want a copy for yourself? Download a PDF of the guide.

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The Crossover Coffee Break: Issue #12

Welcome to the weekly newsletter for Crossover blog subscribers Take a break from your work and join us for some piping hot news about remote work, productivity, and what the Crossover community has been up to.

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The Crossover Coffee Break: Issue #11

Welcome to the weekly newsletter for Crossover blog subscribers Take a break from your work and join us for some piping hot news about remote work, productivity, and what the Crossover community has been up to.

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The Drive to Succeed: 5 Promotions, 2 Years, 1 Remarkable Career

Inside Ahmad Fathy’s journey from developer to software engineering manager Ambition, drive, hustle — we see these terms listed in job descriptions, discussed by career development experts, and praised by successful entrepreneurs. But it’s rare to see them in action in such a clear and dramatic way as is evident in Ahmad Fathy’s career. Ahmad’s connection with Crossover began when he applied for a C# engineer position at enterprise software company Aurea, one of Crossover’s largest clients. Although he had passed all the qualifications for the role, it was filled before he had the opportunity to accept. Another manager at Aurea offered Ahmad a position as a SQL developer. Although it wasn’t his first choice, he had experience in this domain and saw the offer as a challenge.

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The Crossover Coffee Break: Issue #10

Welcome to the weekly newsletter for Crossover blog subscribers Take a break from your work and join us for some piping hot news about remote work, productivity, and what the Crossover community has been up to.

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Stop Wasting Time at Work: 7 Productivity Tips to Help You Get It Done

Nearly 90% of people waste time at work. Here’s how to stop. You’re probably wasting way more time at work than you think. A 2015 Forbes article by Cheryl Snapp Conner highlights the epidemic of time-wasting at work, citing a Salary.com survey where 89% of respondents said they waste time every single day. That’s a 20% increase from the previous year’s survey. According to the survey, 31% of employees waste 30 minutes daily, and another 31% percent waste a whole hour. The other 38% spend even more staggering amounts of time off-task: between two and five or more hours a day! Using cell phones, conversations with coworkers, browsing the internet, and snack breaks are among the top time-sucking culprits.

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