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I started working for a start-up company. Generally the pace is very fast and have a lot of expectations. This is different for me since I used to work for a big company with a lot of structure and ...
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Several organisations I know use SMART goals for their programmers. SMART is an acronym for Specific, Measurable, Achievable, Relevant and Time-Bound. They are fairly common in large corporations. ...