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Max Ehnert describes his thoughts on his recent job discovery journey, before landing a role with Amazon. We’re all going to recognise the recruiting funnel he describes, though perhaps not the thought process on every stage. In the end, it’s a crap shoot. 
Issue #6 published 23 Apr 2020
All systems get gamed. Interesting long read on the developers who exist solely on the winnings from corporate hackathons. Worth taking note, if you plan on running one of these yourself.
Issue #26 published 23 Apr 2020
It was absolutely - and maybe literally - a crappy role, but it came with great benefits, mainly proximity to the King. Can we learn from this story or is it just a cool story?
Issue #27 published 23 Apr 2020
Can the answer to what ails the global economy be found in the people in blue vests at your neighbourhood Walmart? What happens when you pay people more. 
Issue #3 published 23 Apr 2020
Ryan Avent ponders a near future where automation and globalisation combine to generate a world with a surfeit of labour and too little work. What are the implications for society if most of us have no valuable contribution to make to the economy? A dystopian future beckons. 
Issue #3 published 23 Apr 2020
On the issue of building optimal teams. Top performing behaviours shaped by team context. Jeff Bezos, Real Madrid and egg laying chickens all get a mention in one, long excellent article. 
Issue #3 published 23 Apr 2020
Nicholas Lemann on Microsoft’s acquisition of LinkedIn and how it reflects the ongoing expansion of entrepreneurial employment.
Issue #5 published 23 Apr 2020