Product Manager Lakshmi Kannan uses Flex Fridays for professional development and learning the ins and outs of CockroachDB.
Senior Product Designer Josué Rivera uses Flex Fridays to work on CockroachDB’s user experience and spend time on personal growth to reorient his emotional well-being.
Swati Kumar uses Flex Fridays to provide marketing advice to nonprofits who would otherwise be unable to afford it.
Engineer Matt Jibson uses Flex Fridays and the 4-day work week to work on side projects like a SQL formatter and spend some time with his family while exploring NYC.
Engineering manager Jordan Lewis uses Flex Fridays to work on engineering rather than management, to conduct his own experiments for CockroachDB.
Technical Marketer Sean Loiselle uses Flex Fridays to work on a Master’s in Computer Science and side projects like a learning management system for another startup.
Engineer Rebecca Taft uses Flex Fridays and the 4-day work week prepping for conferences and working on side projects such as a neural network query optimizer.
In order to make better hiring decisions, focus on making the engineering interview process more reflective of real-world engineering.
Why Cockroach Labs offers equity to attract engineering interns and encourage them come back to our company when they graduate.
This has been a great year for the product's - and company’s - evolution as we launched 1.0 then our 1.1, and are now well on our way to CockroachDB 2.0!