Turing Distinguished Leader Series: Darren Murph Head of Remote at GitLab

Hi, everyone. Thank you for the great response to the first round of Turing’s Distinguished Leader Series (with Henrik Hussfelt, Director of Engineering at Proxy). Today I’m talking with Darren Murph, the Head of Remote at GitLab. Darren may be the first person ever to hold the Head of Remote Title at a top-tier tech…

HR’s Role in Understanding and Mitigating AI Bias

The benefits provided by AI and machine learning are pretty well established. The technology can help businesses automate processes, gain insight through data analysis, and engage with customers and employees. And it can help them satisfy ever-changing market demands, streamline operational costs, and remain competitive in an increasingly fast-paced digital world. HR’s Role in Understanding…

Game On: 4 Ways to Level Up Your Video Game Brand Integration

Video games have long been a popular escape from reality. All ages and demographics find value in connecting with friends, challenging themselves to beat new levels, and developing new skills. But people engage with video games in an entirely different way than they did 30 years ago. People aren’t just playing — they’re escaping from…

Tips for Retaining Employees and Promoting a Culture of Learning

Many factors contribute to a workplace culture that attracts and retains the right employees. In nearly every industry, employees are looking for an encouraging environment and opportunities for advancement. People want the room to learn and grow professionally. You’ll want to work on tips for retaining employees while promoting a culture of learning. Tips for…

How to Make Enterprise Learning and Development More Accessible to Employees

Most learning and development (L&D) solutions on the market today don’t take into account the needs of those behind the digital divide. As today’s workforce becomes more decentralized and more remote, some workers miss out on opportunities to learn and grow within their organizations. This is especially true in this new normal of ours, where…

Why Good Conversations Matter and How AI Can Help

Communication is the cornerstone of society. It’s how we build trust and lasting relationships personally, professionally, and politically. Good conversation is more than a perk of good company – it’s the lifeblood of every interaction we have. Most major technological innovations in the last two hundred years have focused on how to keep people connected…

Zoom Towns Will Define the Future of the Tech Industry

The pandemic put the brakes on economies worldwide, but it’s also fueled a historic housing market recovery in some areas. Now that many tech industry professionals are working remotely, they’re leaving crowded cities and moving to “Zoom towns” (i.e., places in the U.S. with more elbow room than New York City, San Francisco, Chicago, and…

The Next Evolution of the Internet is Closer than it Seems

It’s difficult to overstate just how transformative the internet has been for society, but it’s far from its final evolution. Technology visionaries in Silicon Valley predict that the next version of the internet, known as the metaverse, is right around the corner. Yes, the Next Evolution of the Internet is Closer than it Seems What…

5 Self-Care Beauty Treatments to Try in 2021

We are near to the summer months — we seemingly have some peace of mind about COVID. From the global pandemic to countless other issues, we finally have a fresh start in the new business quarter. We can take our “mental reset” to make this time better than last year’s. Our mental reset is called…

High-Output Management for Remote Teams and Companies Part II

In the first installment of this two-part series, we looked at the characteristics of high-performance remote teams. We discussed the key methods I use to ensure my teams are in the best possible position to perform at the highest level. I explained my process for setting quarterly goals, communicating those goals to the entire organization,…