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Why Culture is a Competitive (Product) Advantage

Earlier this week, our co-founder and CTO Dharmesh Shah gave a talk at our company meeting about culture as a competitive advantage. He said every small interaction that happens at a company adds up to its unique culture, making it impossible to replicate; every decision, laugh, beer, handshake, everything. It’s easy to see the tie between those details and the parts of a business that deal with people, like recruiting. But when it comes to building software, the competitive advantage of culture isn’t so clear.

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5 Whiteboard Coding Tips for Interviews

Whiteboard coding is a standard part of technical interviews these days. Candidates focus on preparing for questions and forget to practice delivering their responses. Interviewers use whiteboard coding problems to evaluate how a quickly, clearly, and concisely candidates articulate their designs. Common factors in a unsatisfactory interview performance are writing messy code, running out of space, and forgetting essential parts of the question. Keeping a few common-sense simple tips in mind can help a candidate avoid these pitfalls during an interview.

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Announcing The HubSpot $30k Developer Referral Bonus

 

HubSpot is home to some incredibly awesome engineers, developers, and designers who work tirelessly to create a product our prospects, customers, and leads love. But to disrupt marketing as we plan to do and continue to delight our customers, we need even more exceptional contributors to join our team. That’s where you come in: HubSpot has always had a $10,000 bonus for referring people to the dev team. Today, I’m excited to announce that we are upping the ante and increasing the bonus to $30,000.

If you know someone, go to our referral page to refer them now.

 

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