Season 2, Ep. 30 – Meet the team: Client Success Manager, Jeff Vedenoff
Before taking on a role here at Gun.io, Client Success Manager, Jeff Vedenoff, made his way up the ranks helping people with the biggest purchases of their lives: homes and vehicles. Hear what it takes to succeed and how to build a new department from the ground up.
Season 2, Ep. 29 – 2022: It’s been a big year for us
With a team that almost doubled in size, and our first foray into venture backing, 2022 has been quite the year at Gun.io. In this episode, Teja and Faith talk about the growth of the company, next year’s goals, and how important it is to take a step back and be bored every once in […]
Season 2, Ep. 28 – Meet the team: Gun.io’s Technical Talent Advocate, Girish Kumar
When you hear that someone like our Technical Talent Advocate, Girish Kumar, who casually started TWO companies while running a third, is the kind of talent who helps to vet our talent, it sends a clear signal that our team is up to snuff.
101 things we learned this year
Our daily “stand up” is more of an async update in a Slack channel. And every Friday, that update includes something we have each learned that week. These facts are sometimes useful, occasionally a little dark, and always entertaining. For your end-of-the-year reading pleasure, here are 101 facts we’d like to share with you.
Season 2, Ep. 27 – The parent trap: How Gun.io families get along during the week
From 7-month-olds to teenagers, our team is growing the next generation of dreamers and doers, one WFH day at a time. In this episode, you’ll hear how they manage their time, find hidden spots of solitude, and embrace the walk to school. Shout to Bluey, y’all, because only her energy can match these kids’!
Season 2, Ep. 26 – Meet the team: Gun.io’s Sales Development Rap-resentative, Donovan Suggs
When your first sales job was hustling your classmates over Yu-Gi-Oh cards at six years old, you’re bound to be one of the best in the biz by the time you’re a full-grown adult. Such is the case with Donovan Suggs, one of Gun.io’s Sales Development Reps. And when he’s not working for us? He’s […]
Tackling programmer’s block
We’ve all been there: you’re staring at lines and lines of letters, numbers, and punctuation marks, wondering where it all went wrong. Wondering why a single good idea won’t grace your brainwaves with its presence. Wondering why you’re the one suffering from programmer’s block. Let’s get unstuck together.
Season 2, Ep. 25 – Our outlook on remote and distributed work
In this episode, Faith, Teja, and Abbey sit down to talk about the changes Gun.io made prior to going remote, the numerous benefits of distributed and remote teams, and why it’s totally okay to tell people you love your job. A few other tangents will keep you laughing through this one.
Season 2, Ep. 24 – Meet the team: Gun.io’s Senior Front-End Developer, Richie Clark
Senior Frontend Developer, Richie Clark, started his development career by promising great things, and he continues to deliver to this day. Hear more about his path from Play It Again Sports to Gun.io and why the logistics of the pork market are more complicated than you think.
Remote management resources: Cultural
Remote work can happen from anywhere, which means some of the perks of office life get cast by the wayside in favor of flexibility. If you want to create a company culture that still incorporates the benefits and structure of everyone being together, you’ll need to update your approach.
Season 2, Ep. 23 – How can brands talk about themselves authentically?
“Be militant about the things you can control so that you can be frivolous elsewhere.” Sage advice from our Marketing Coordinator, Chris Johnson, and just one of the many great nuggets of advice he has about brand authenticity, and how people will always remember how you make them feel above all else.
Season 2, Ep. 22 – Meet the team: Gun.io’s Talent Growth Advocate, Victoria Stahr
It’s ironic that our Talent Growth Advocate, Victoria Stahr, moved to Nashville knowing she wanted to leave her live of running music events behind, but great for us that her superb operational skills have made our talent onboarding program the success it is today. Hear what she has to say about how to mae moves […]