Archive for the ‘amazon’ Category

The Job

Friday, June 6th, 2008

I've never felt like this about a job. I'm confused, frustrated, and my head hurts from banging against the brick wall of our build system... and yet I'm having a blast. Not just with the work (there was plenty of cool work at Amazon over the year I was there) ...

Reflections on the onboarding experience

Thursday, May 15th, 2008

I've been through three first weeks with various companies (Proficient, Amazon, and now VMware) so the experience of joining a new workplace has become somewhat old hat[0]. I've found, in my vast experience[1], that the first week (or so) does a lot to set the tone of my tenure ...