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To ace interviews, become a better speaker (here’s how)
Earlier this month, we shared some actionable tips for improving your presentation when interviewing for new opportunities: what kinds of questions to ask, information to share, and Zoom backgrounds to avoid. While important, these practices are icing on the cake. In the case of interviewing, the metaphorical cake is your ability to speak in a […]
Lessons all founders can learn from Slack’s famous second act
A blog collection about lessons all founders can learn, titled “Second Acts”, would be woefully incomplete without at least some mention of a company we all know and love: Tiny Speck. Or is it Glitch? Ah, no: today, they’re known as Slack.
5 tips for brainstorming sessions that don’t suck
The first, most integral part of pursuing your business’s Second Act is a really excellent brainstorming sesh. You know the feeling: Whiteboards! Coffee! The term “blue sky” being thrown around like Bushwackers on Broadway! Once you decide you’re open to (or maybe desperately need) a major change, a session like this is typically the next […]
Introducing Second Acts by Gun.io
Americans love a good reinvention story. Embedded in the American psyche is a requisite love for second chances—second acts, if you will. That’s why we love Silicon Valley.
Top 5 tech job boards for growing technology companies
Whether you’re hiring software engineers, growth marketers, operations associates, or product leads, finding the right talent to propel your technology company forward can be harder than finding a needle in a haystack.
How to conserve when building capital efficient engineering teams
This is chapter one of the three-part series: A complete guide to capital efficient engineering teams Whether you’re launching a new SaaS startup, scaling your current engineering team, or spinning out a product from your existing company, building out an efficient software development team is a massive investment.
The intersection of AI and medicine
Gun.io’s Frontier Podcast is dedicated to exploring business innovation through technology.
Freelance developers: building relationships with clients that last
We’ve written extensively about the remote economy, the doors it opens, and problems it solves for companies and contributors alike. Our advocacy of remote work is no secret; in fact, we believe in it so much, we built our business around its promise. But when the rubber hits the road, finding success as a freelance […]
5 essential tools for remote technical teams
This is Chapter Five of the five-part series: “Ultimate Guide for Building & Managing Remote Technical Teams.”
3 ways to effectively lead a remote engineering team
This is Chapter Three of the five-part series: “Ultimate Guide for Building & Managing Remote Technical Teams.” Not all of us were cut out for that #RemoteLife. If you’re considering shifting your development team to remote or pursuing remote work yourself, we encourage you to do some soul searching before diving in. Our highest-performing Professional […]
How to build a world-class remote engineering team
This is Chapter Two of the five-part series: “Ultimate Guide for Building & Managing Remote Technical Teams.” We won’t bury the lead here: good hiring and management strategy is good hiring and management strategy, whether your team is remote or local. The difference? Remote engineering teams allow for growth and directional change more fluidly than […]
How to make money as a freelance software developer with Gun.io
We’re often asked what sets Gun.io apart in the freelance platform space, for clients and freelancers alike. As a platform built by engineers, for engineers, we can answer confidently that our differentiator is our commitment to incredible talent – our Professional Freelancers. If you read our piece on building a world-class remote team (or if […]