Entries by optiweb

5 milestones: my road to 40 employees

Our path towards success was anything but easy. All milestones that generated growth were based on establishing strong trust in my coworkers and on shifting responsibility – two terms, which seemed like science fiction when I first started out but which are now indispensable to me.

Coffee with the CEO – Part 2

Last year, I wrote an article on how I keep informal yearly meetings with my employees, called “Coffee with the CEO”. This year, I’m sharing the second part of the questionnaire, which is used on all meetings after the first one. Hope it serves you well!

Best autoresponders

Before we can pack our bags for our well-deserved vacation, we are always left with a bunch of errands – one of them being our autoresponder. You can read more on how to write a humorous and unique autoresponder in our article.

Magento 2 cron issues

One of the more interesting issues we encountered with Magento 2 production environment is the cron_schedule table growth when one of our production environments was getting slow. There was constant CPU load on the server, mostly used by Mysql queries. Read more about our solution in our article.

Employee probation period

For us at Optiweb, the employee probation period is mostly a great tool for giving the new employees constant feedback: what are their strengths and where we see place for improvement. Find out more about it and its advantages.