Welcome back! We're kicking off the new year with an episode full of practical advice about onboarding new employees. Ashley Bowe from Basecamp's customer support team talks about how they welcome and train new colleagues, and leadership coach Karen Catlin of Better Allies shares advice and examples of what companies can do to build more inclusive cultures.
The Better Allies Approach to Hiring by Karen Catlin - 1:03
"Hire When It Hurts," our episode about hiring - 2:51
Entry in Basecamp's handbook about summer hours - 6:44
"I've never had a goal" (Signal v. Noise) - 7:36
Shaun talks about not eating lunch for a week in "Workaholics Aren't Heroes" - 9:03
Jason Fried and David Heinemeier Hansson write about the joy of missing out in this Quartz essay - 14:39
Karen Catlin on Twitter | her website | Better Allies on Twitter | Better Allies website - 19:28
The Uber leather jacket debacle was chronicled by Susan J. Fowler in her now-famous essay about working at Uber - 22:43
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A podcast by Basecamp about the better way to work and run your business. We bring you stories and unconventional wisdom from Basecamp’s co-founders and other business owners.