Co-founder at PilotLinkedIn profile
My name is Staszek and I’m one of the founders of Pilot (YC W17). We’re a marketplace helping enterprise companies hire contract developers in every country in a world. I’m mostly responsible for taking care about our talent. Basically I’m in touch with our 250 developers and help them as much as we can. We also do a lot of screening/hiring (personally have done hundreds of interviews last year), so I’d be happy to help with this. I’ve been developer myself for many years and before the marketplace I’ve build a software agency, which we’ve grown to about 80 full time employees. We’ve been remote from the first day and ended up working from 5 different countries. I’d be super happy to help with any questions about remote work, as we’ve been fully remote since 2009. I also love to teach and mentor people, especially junior developers. At some point we ran a one year program called Pilot Academy, where students could spend 80% of their time working on real projects, and 20% on curriculum (case studies, lectures, workshops). This was quite a successful initiative and some of our junior developers ended up leading teams in great companies few years later. It’s nice to meet everyone here and I’d be happy to help with anything. Especially with remote work, hiring, education or outsourcing/contract world :
Hey, I'm available every Thursday at 4:30 PM (GMT)
Next time slot available
August 13, 2020
4:30 PM (GMT)
Staszek Kolarzowski, a co-founder at Pilot, spotlights a smooth process for convincing leadership to push through a new project or tool. He attributes this to several situations in his own company where he has found himself unable to say no to people introducing new processes.
Co-founder at Pilot
Staszek tries to implement a new process for software projects, but is faced with resistance from teams who are angry that they haven’t been consulted. He shares what he’s learned from this experience.
Co-founder at Pilot
Co-founder & COO
Pilot: Hire Anywhere
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