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Apr
19

Why Steadily pays top-of-market but doesn’t 401K match

Virtually all tech companies offer a 401K plan with some level of employer match. 87% of large employers make an
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Mar
21

Non-dotcom domains hurt startups

What do "zillow", "trulia", "figma", "mercari", "strava", "zapier", and "spotify" have in common? Twenty minutes ago a VC emailed me:
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Nov
12

Avoiding Slack... and meetings.

Last week our weekly team pulse question for Indeed Assessments was “What’s something we should stop doing?” The best
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Oct
15

TinyPulse: team health monitor

Indeed Assessments is primarily a remote team and that makes it harder to keep a pulse on how the
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Sep
01

Ironman Vichy 2018 Race Report

Thinking about starting to train In 2016, I finished my first Ironman in Cozumel with a finish time of 11:
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Jan
01

Triathlon training

The race I’m training for, an Ironman, consists of a 2.4 mile swim, a 112 mile bike, and
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May
01

The homegrown A/B testing framework at 42Floors

Six months ago we created a homegrown A/B testing framework wherein we randomize traffic between three servers running different
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Feb
06

Domain name split testing with ads

Choosing a new domain is usually a gut-driven decision. Maybe you’ll spend a few hours getting domain suggestions, check
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Oct
20

Our office is too loud

We’re about to sign a lease on a new office space for 42Floors.  The architect suggested
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Oct
06

Jenn learned to code by building a site a day. Friday was day 180.

“Hacker News is going to love you,” was the first thing I said when  Jennifer Dewalt  
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