Perspectives from the experts at Chromatic
A quick win for your Friday afternoon. Dave leveraged a couple of open source projects to add a mute status to his menu bar.
Here are some of our top distributed team articles containing extremely useful information for working as part of a remote team or with remote clients.
Oftentimes we hear people’s problems and want to do something to fix it and relieve that person of their burden. However, I have had to learn that sometimes all a person needs is to talk an issue out.
Human connections in a distributed world prove more important than ever. Here's how Chromatic bridges the gap.
New to remote working? Here are some tips to make your Zoom calls the best they can be.
As a long-time remote employee, the COVID-19 pandemic hasn’t disrupted my daily life as it has for many others. Several years ago I moved from the city to a rural community with no access to high-speed internet. I needed to adapt quickly to my new reality and find a reasonable solution for my work and family needs.
We pooled together some of our thoughts on what makes for a good distributed worker, advice on how to manage working from home day after day, and the upsides as well as the challenges of working for a distributed company.
Difficulty disconnecting as a remote employee. I took a vacation and realized how difficult it was for me to stop thinking about work. This post is for anyone who works remotely and knows the feeling of always feeling tethered.
Participating in an escape room challenge as a team building exercise.
We asked each woman in the company, including myself, a handful of questions about searching for jobs: what made them pick Chromatic, what Chromatic does well, and where we could improve, along with some more general questions about our job-searching experiences.
I read [an article](http://jeffarchibald.ca/say-goodbye-to-scope-creep-in-proposals/) recently discussing scope creep. It starts by stating “Scope creep is awful.” Many of the points suggested are good and the recommendations valid, yet at some point I have to ask: *Is scope creep really awful?*
Kim recounts a difficult situation that eventually led to finding a good fit with an amazing new team, and how becoming remote has changed things for the better.
Sarah offers some tips following her transition from college to full time remote development work.
Working from home is difficult. Overcome some of the unique challenges of working at home while maintaining a great work/life balance with these helpful tips.
Working remotely frees us of the daily commute, but is working from home always the perfect solution?
Our first annual Chromatic team retreat was December 10-14, 2015, at the Alisal Ranch in Solvang, California. For some of us, it was our first time meeting face-to-face. Here's the recap of all the fun!
Not having a commute means more than just working from home.
Working from home means having literally no commute. Pretty awesome, right? Maybe not.
Being new to the Chromatic team, I have written down my first impressions of what it's like to work for a distributed company.
A very common issue for owners and teams, is shared todo lists. This topic in particular has been a struggle for the partners of CHROMATIC for some time. We’ve tried different options, with little success.