Why Do We Need More Women in IT?
Having more women in IT is not part of filling a quota. It’s about an inclusive strategy that brings benefits to a company and its team. What kind of benefits, you ask? I'll share with you the changes I've seen in my 11...
Hi!5 at Monterail—Employee Sabbatical Leave Stories
Since the introduction of the institution of sabbatical leave at Monterail, a paid month-long leave for any employee who has reached their five-year mark with the company (read here why we did it), a couple of our...
How A Relocation Package Helps Us Attract Top Talent
As the appetite for software development services continues to grow all around the world, finding top developers becomes more and more difficult.
What is Mentoring and How Can it Improve Your Self-Development
When we start to think about the idea of self-development and broadening our horizons, we often look for new studies, courses, and certificates. It's nothing unusual, but what about just establishing a valuable...
Tips From a Product Designer: How to Make Design More Inclusive
Exclusions happen in physical and digital spaces. But how often do we think about it in the digital product space? It is our duty as Product Designers to keep in mind diverse needs and create the most inclusive solution...
How can we all make IT a more inclusive industry?
Do you use emojis? I’m pretty sure you do. Everyone has those in their phones, email apps or on Slack. Each emoji is created by the Unicode Consortium. It’s an organization operating in Silicon Valley and is tasked with...
How we work towards workplace diversity
Today, we’re happy to announce that we have been recognized by the Women’s Faces committee that rewards Polish companies leading in female empowerment practices. The 2nd place award in the category of a “Woman-friendly...
What can you expect from the recruitment process at Monterail?
Since the very beginning of Monterail’s operations on the market, we’ve been developing and perfecting all internal and external processes that show how we get things done.
How we built a truly Smart Office system based on Raspberry Pi
Last year, when Monterail decided to change their office to be a bigger and better-designed place , they decided that it should also be smarter. I was introduced to the team as a person who could make this happen. I...
Why It’s Important to Cultivate Your Work Culture Remotely And How We Do It
Have you heard this joke? One fish asks another: “How’s the water?” The other fish replies: “What the hell is water?”
What You Can Expect From an Account Manager in a Software Development Company
The roles and responsibilities of a developer and project manager are pretty well established and rather straightforward—one builds software, the other ensures that project work goes as planned.
Remote Work at Monterail—Leader and Team Member Perspectives
In one of our recent posts, we delved a little into how we ensure smooth operations during the COVID-19 pandemic, what our remote-first approach means to our clients, and listed some of the remote work resources we find...
How We Handle the Remote-First Approach at Monterail
Earlier this year, we introduced the remote-first approach to our organization as one of our Key Initiatives for 2020. Why such a radical shift?
What Happened at Monterail in 2019—a Recap in Eleven Points
As we pass into the new year, many of us do some sort of mental recap of the past twelve months. Without such a reflection, chances are you will forget about pretty great things.
Client Stories: Cooleaf—from Startup To Profitable HR Tech Product
In many organizations, HR is viewed as a cost center rather than a strategic part of the business, contributing to its poor reputation.
Expert Series: The Global Ecosystem—Interview with Enrique Rubio
The global HR tech market is booming and further growth is predicted by experts. With a skyrocketing number of latest HR tech tools, companies struggle to keep up and choose the right ones.