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My experience at Ideas2Life Nov 20, 2018

Some boring introduction: I was born in and I grew up in Cyprus. I took a science-oriented choice of classes in lyceum (the upper-half of a typical foreign high school for ages around 16-18). After that, I decided (took a familiar road tbh) to attend a university course. I...

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Our Team: The story and how it works Dec 20, 2018

Having great people means nothing if you are not building a great culture that allows everyone to flourish in it. And we are doing our best to continue building such a culture based on the learnings and experiences of the team.

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Focusing on the What vs Focusing on the Why Nov 16, 2018

In our cult err team we have a lot of things that we are proud of but the one thing that may be unfathomable to some, but one of the most significant for me, is our Transparency. Transparency within the team ranges from all of our salaries being open...

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Using lots of different software, and the non-stop learning of the first couple of weeks Nov 13, 2018

Working in a start-up company in Cyprus is quite a challenge. Nowadays, technology is evolving every minute and the only thing that you have to do is to follow. From the interview round, I remember Argyris saying that, “we are a team who likes to use technology”. I did...

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[Open] Software Developers Oct 06, 2018

Hey there, Our Product Team is growing fast and we are looking for all types of Software Developers to join our team. Specifically, we are looking for: – Web Developers (Full stack, Client Side, Backend) – Mobile Developers (Hybrid & Native) – DevOps Engineers So if you constantly find...

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Date = Today. My Thoughts on Managing Time Oct 05, 2018

Screwing it up shouldn’t “screw” you in general. What do I mean? We’ll probably never get to the point where everything we do will be “just perfect”. Even though, we should always shoot for the stars, screwing it up is part and can be the end result of the...

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Team Review & OKR setting Sep 05, 2018

One of the most valuable things we did in the past in our tribe cult err team was a Team Review in a circle format. We haven’t done it yet in 2018 due to lack of time (that’s an area we should improve) but we `ll be doing it...

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A peek behind the curtain of our hiring process – how we do it at Ideas2life Jun 26, 2018

When people ask me what it is that we are doing at Ideas2life I always say we are building a great team.   Yes we have built AtYourService and Foody but the most important thing we are building is a team of great people, that is learning how to...

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[Closed]Ideas2life (Foody) Internship positions – Summer 2018 Mar 20, 2018

Working with Great people is the passion of our team so that they can bring great ideas to life such as Foody and AtYourService Our goal is to build a team with the most hard working, fast learning, dedicated people who thrive when working in teams The team aspect is really important and if...

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Onboarding new team members Sep 19, 2017

It’s important to create a really good first day experience for the new members of the team. A well planned, productive first day is a sign of respect, sets expectations and provides a nice preview of the future. Note to self: This is one of the areas that we can...

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Working at Ideas2life is a disease Aug 04, 2017

Please allow me to briefly mention the story of how I joined Ideas2life and found myself being tied, for the years to come, with the team. Some months ago I was in search of a new job for numerous reasons, one of them was the fact that it felt...

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Balancing a Maker’s and a Business Schedule Jul 25, 2017

It would be really horrible though if we added great people to the team, but never allowed them the time to go into the slow thinking – creative mode. That’s something that has been central to our team culture from day one, as we tried to build strong communication channels....

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