When the strongest companies hire everywhere, here’s how you can compete
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On May 21, 2020, Shopify CEO Tobi Lütke announced that Shopify was a “digital by default” by company. A few hours later, The Verge reported that Facebook committed to making their workforce remote as well. These twin announcements came a week after Twitter CEO Jack Dorsey said the same of his company.
The implication for joining these companies is clear. Shane Parrish observes, “You no longer compete against the best person in your city or even your country for a job. Now you compete with the best person in the world.”
The inversion of this is also true as well; where geography may have used to be a differentiator, now Shopify, Facebook, and Twitter could soon be hiring in every city and town.[Read more…] about Why every engineering and design team needs its own blog