Goodlordian stories and insights

Our careers blog highlights the expertise and experiences of Goodlord's different team members.

19 February 2021

How you could grow through an apprenticeship programme at Goodlord

Personal development initiatives can be of great benefit for employees and their company, helping both achieve more, together. Apprenticeships, such as the People Leadership Programme with Multiverse, are one of the possible routes to take, to learn new skills and adapt in a fast changing world.

15 February 2021

Why lessons learned in 2020 mean a stronger Goodlord engineering team in 2021

Goodlord's engineering team learned a lot in 2020 through its reaction to the pandemic - both the things that the team got right, and the things that it could have done differently. Donovan Frew, CTO at Goodlord, believes that all of these lessons will stand the team in good stead for 2021.

3 October 2019

My journey into software engineering at Goodlord

A self-taught developer shares how he went from working in finance to joining Goodlord's engineering team.

6 September 2019

How to ensure your employees are better today than they were yesterday

Personal development is as important to us as growing our business. In fact, we believe that the latter cannot happen without the former, so we're proactive about making sure our employees are focusing on their own development.

22 August 2019

Engineers in start-ups are often treated differently - here's why that's a mistake

Goodlord has created a culture that works for engineers and the wider team.

24 July 2019

“There are no limitations”: Tech Week at Goodlord

The Goodlord Product Team flexed their creative muscles during Tech Week 2019, with five completed projects.

How you could grow through an apprenticeship programme at Goodlord

Posted by The Goodlord team on Feb 19, 2021 8:11:58 AM

Personal development is key to growth in anyone's career and, at Goodlord, we're encouraged to look for ways to expand in our roles, with individual budgets to put towards our development. Some Goodlordians go down the route of an apprenticeship.

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Why lessons learned in 2020 mean a stronger Goodlord engineering team in 2021

Posted by Donovan Frew on Feb 15, 2021 10:43:53 AM

2020 was a year of ups and downs for everyone. For the Goodlord tech team, things were no different. We got a few things wrong along the way - but we got a lot more right. Here are some of the challenges we faced, the achievements we made, the lessons we learned and why I believe 2020 was a success for us in the end .

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Topics: Engineering

My journey into software engineering at Goodlord

Posted by Alexandru Gidei on Oct 3, 2019 11:07:31 AM

“Scio me nihil scire - I know that I know nothing,” said Plato of Socrates. 

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Topics: Engineering

How to ensure your employees are better today than they were yesterday

Posted by The Goodlord team on Sep 6, 2019 4:44:35 PM

Is a personal development budget a waste of money?

In most companies, yes. But at Goodlord? No.

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Engineers in start-ups are often treated differently - here's why that's a mistake

Posted by Leah Ellis on Aug 22, 2019 11:44:03 AM

The culture at most companies develops over time, interlinked with the business as it grows. While every start-up is different, it’s easy for company culture to diversify and segment as a business scales. In my time as a People and HR specialist, I’ve seen how company cultures can drift, creating pockets of people or even whole teams which aren’t connected to the wider business and its aims. In my experience, it’s most common for engineering teams to become gradually isolated from the pack, or treated differently. And when companies let this happen, the negative impact is felt by all. 

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Topics: Engineering

“There are no limitations”: Tech Week at Goodlord

Posted by Donovan Frew on Jul 24, 2019 11:16:28 AM

Tech Week lets our product team flip the script. It’s the one week of the year where we put the product backlog aside and focus on the projects and problems that we're passionate about, but haven’t had a chance to work on.

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Topics: Engineering

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