Chris Polonchek, Author at candidates
Chris Polonchek
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Chris Polonchek
Chris Polonchek is a software development manager at an energy investment company in Palo Alto. He has a degree in computer engineering. Outside of work, he enjoys cycling, surfing, cooking, and spending time with his family.
November 06, 2019

5 Ways Engineering Managers Can Facilitate Flow

As the manager of a software development team, you spend a lot of time looking for ways to get the most out of your developers. And like any human being, software developers are at their most...

October 22, 2019

How to Prepare for Your Technical Phone Screening

So, you’re a software developer looking for work and have a technical phone screening lined up. First of all: congratulations! Even though there are plenty of potential jobs out there right now,...

January 06, 2019

4 Tips to Hack Your Frontend Career

Okay, front end engineers. You may be a bit tired of hearing that full stack developers make up the current darlings of the tech industry. Sure, there’s value in having someone on a team who can...

October 28, 2018

5 Mobile Design Tips for Front-End Developers

In today’s mobile first world, proficiency in mobile design is no longer optional for businesses. Almost everyone browses the web on their phone and relies on mobile apps to keep them on track....

October 26, 2018

How Kanban Will Help Your Engineering Team Stay on Track

A few years ago, I found myself facing a good problem: the team of software developers I manage--and the internal proprietary software system we’ve developed--had grown to the point that we clearly...

October 16, 2018

How to Learn New Programming Skills | The Daily Commit Challenge

Authors write a novel one word at a time, during what many of them refer to as “butt-in-the-chair” time. They know that having a daily routine of sitting down to do nothing but writing is how books...