A Brief Guide to the Achievers Open API
The Achievers Open API is an initiative to help you integrate our Employee Engagement Platform into your company’s workflow with the tools that your company already uses. This basic guide will...
Conquering Imposter Syndrome
Have you ever felt like you’re playing pretend? Like everyone except you knows what they’re talking about and has everything figured out? Don’t worry, I’m right there with you! If you feel like a...
Are you having fun at work?
A few years ago I found myself diligently working non-stop for three days at a start-up to bring up a website with a team of six people. We were stressed, tired, frustrated, and my boss kept...
Beginner’s guide to SASS
We generally hear people talking about SASS, but what exactly is SASS? Is it a new language? Is it a new way of writing CSS? How different is it from CSS?Let’s take a short journey today to figure...
How to Incentivize the Modern Workforce
With the inherent uniqueness of the individual in the corporate workforce, it is a virtual impossibility to find a one size fits all approach to incentivizing employees. An unincentivized employee...
Accessibility Evaluation Checklist
At Achievers, we started the journey of making our platform accessible about a year ago. It involved making existing and any new features accessible. I have created a handy checklist of the tools...
How to Survive Deployments and Not Disrupt Your Users
How to Survive Deployments and Not Disrupt Your UsersOur panel of experts shared their experiences on delivering high performing, scalable, and reliable software to the web.We answered your...
Why Recruiters Should Consider Structured Interviews
Your interviews are probably more unstructured than they should be. Too many recruiters and hiring managers ask interview questions that reflect their biases, increasing the likelihood that they...
5 Pillars of Great Leadership
Employee engagement, according to Aon, Deloitte, Gallup, and thousands of scholarly articles, is one of the greatest game-changing mechanisms for companies looking to accelerate performance,...
3 Lessons Learned from Web Unleashed 2016
Web Unleashed is an annual conference for front-end developers and designers held in Toronto. Many hot topics such as the state of the industry and future trends are discussed by developers,...
How to avoid getting burned by your Android
Have you ever woken up to a phone that looked like a toasted marshmallow? I’m hoping the answer to that question is no. But, you’ve probably experienced an overly warm Android in a less extreme...
Getting on Track Towards Continuous Deployment
In November of 2015, my 3-person team was given a rather high-level, “make-our-development-process-better” mission and we were struggling to figure out how to start. The CTO decided to stop by and...
The Perks In A Great Development Culture
What makes a great development culture? Free drinks? Free breakfast? Everyday happy hour? Sure, those things are attractive. But, cool perks are par for the course these days. Virtually every...
Achievers Customer Testimonial - The Value of Recognition & Engagement
We asked our customers what they thought about the value of recognition and engagement ... this is what they said.
Achievers Customer Testimonial - Culture & Partnership
We asked our customers about their partnership with Achievers ... this is what they said.
Quick and Easy API Testing with NodeJS
Continuous delivery is difficult and here at Achievers we embody all of it. With several deploys a week, it’s important to stay on top of things and ensure that our API is functioning correctly....
Achievers Customer Testimonial - Product
We asked our customers what they thought about the Achievers product ... this is what they said.
Tools of our trade
I often get asked what tools I use when designing and building products. Learning new tools is something I enjoy, and so my list tends to change from time to time but there are definitely a few...
Continuous Delivery and the Iron Triangle of Software Delivery
The lords of software delivery have always told us that we can pick two out of the three sides of the iron triangle: good, fast or cheap while building and deploying software. Continuous Delivery...
Striking a Balance — Design & Product
Striking a Balance — Design & ProductWorking with a great product manager can be an extremely rewarding experience. As product designers we’re used to handling all the different aspects of a...