James Stanier

Director of Engineering at Shopify. I'm an experienced and impactful engineering leader, author and speaker. I'm at Shopify, making commerce better for everyone. I'm always hiring. Previously I helped grow Brandwatch from seed round through to acquisition. Prior to that, I did a Ph.D. in compilers. I'm the author of Become An Effective Software Engineering Manager, released in 2020 on Pragmatic Programmers and distributed by O'Reilly. My next book, Effective Remote Working, is out in print in early 2022 with the same publisher.

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Remote onboarding at scale: The Shopify Way

Hiring and onboarding at such high volumes has necessitated some impressive processes and automation. Here are a few key takeaways for onboarding...

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