Revolut is the fintech darling known for its impressive growth, but also notorious for being a terrible employer, and a perfect example a company perpetuating toxic startup culture. Elena was asked to pick between two documents: one said she was being terminated for underperformance, the other, a “mutual agreement”, offered her a small severance and… Continue reading Turnover: the Revolut Case
If you jump on Twitter or LinkedIn, it seems like entrepreneurs don’t sleep at all. Hang around for a while on those networks and you’re likely to see a ton of #hustle content, from entrepreneurs who are “crushing it” and #TiredOfWinning. This can be inspiring for some, and make others feel inadequate. Either way, there’s… Continue reading The Stress of Entrepeneurship
This time of coronavirus is a time of uncertainty and a time of crisis for companies. Many have had to become 100% remote in a matter of days, others have employees who have fallen ill, and almost all have teams that have been personally touched by the pandemic one way or another, affecting their day… Continue reading Leadership in Times of Crisis
Here we have 3 good articles to understand why we all seem to be struggling with work-life balance, and start working improving it: Dottie Chong rounds up the ways in which we can avoid vacation-shaming at startups. Late Night Froyo gives us 3 steps to taking control of our life that seem simple but are… Continue reading WTF is Work-Life Balance?
Yes, you should you get rid of them, and don’t hesitate. If you do a Google search about brilliant jerks, one of the suggested searches is Why are Engineers Such Assholes? Rest assured, not all engineers are assholes but part of the reason why they get that bad rap is probably because of so many… Continue reading Brilliant Jerks in your Startup?
Am I Working Too Many Hours a Week? Have you asked yourself this question? Chronic overwork is bad for your mental wellbeing, can put your health at risk, and be detrimental to your productivity and the quality of your work. This article by Laura Empson highlights the ways we should be deliberate about our work… Continue reading Working Too Many Hours a Week
Remote Working is stressful, even though the pros of this way of working can outweigh the cons, and regardless of whether this setup makes much more sense for us than to go to our company’s offices every day. We’ve got a roundup of great posts that highlight the difficulties of remote work and remind you… Continue reading Remote Working Issues
Burnout is a very real risk for startup employees. There is so much to do, not many resources to go around, and you need everything NOW NOW NOW! Brendan Barbato of Lime gives 12 actionable tips on how to identify if you’re burning out, steps to take in order to avoid it, and why your… Continue reading Are you at Risk of Burnout?
Going through a mass exodus at work or managed a whole team that quit on you? High employee turnover is demoralizing & can get expensive quickly.