The concept of working agreements is as old as the need to cooperate. Inside the agile community, they are used to set the teams norms. They set the agreed upon cultural rules. Working agreements are enforceable within the team because it is a collective agreement. Typically, the people affected by them create them. Working agreements […]
So, you’ve completed the ScrumMaster training and finally got your certificate as a Certified Scrum Master! Congratulations! Now, its time to prepare for your ScrumMaster interview and land the job. The interview, whether it is in-person, via the web, or on the phone, is still the most common way of selecting a person for […]
The interview, whether it is in-person, via the web, or on the phone, is still the most common way of selecting a person for a job. The interviewer or recruiter must make a decision about you in one hour or less. They must assess your ability perform the job and if you are cultural fit for the organization. Your ability to understand their needs and history becomes monumental. However, don’t treat it like a mountain blocking you. It is simply a stepping stone to where you want to go.
Goals are accomplishments, not activities. Whether your goal is performance based, developmental or a special project, you want them to be SMART. SMART refers to a mnemonic that gives criteria for creating goals and objectives. This idea was presented by George T. Doran in the Management Review – November 1981 issue. There are many variations for the meaning behind each letter.