Why We Made March Madness An Official Company Holiday

Posted by Rob May on Mar 15, 2019 4:38:38 PM

I'm a graduate of the University of Kentucky, which, if you aren't aware, is the winning-est college basketball team of all time. Basketball is a religion at U.K. And since there are no professional sports teams in Kentucky, college basketball is everything. So my favorite time of year has always been the first two days of the NCAA basketball tournament. On those days, games start at noon and, depending on the schedule and how many go to overtime, usually go on for 10-12 hours.

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Topics: Company Culture

Why Talla Hacked Our Own Onboarding Joyride Framework to Be LESS Precise (Then Gave it Up Entirely)

Posted by Hart Neray on Aug 7, 2017 11:01:18 AM

There's always been a tension between web design and web development, as designers want final HTML/CSS code to be pixel-perfect, but there's only so much justifiable effort you can put into fine-tuning a CSS layout. That's especially true when your design constantly changes. We proved this out when developing the onboarding guides for new Talla users.

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Topics: Company Culture, Engineering

6.4 Rules for Staging the Ultimate March Madness Office Pool

Posted by Juliette Kopecky on Mar 14, 2017 12:45:55 PM

March Madness has arrived, and with it your office's annual obsession with the NCAA men's Division I basketball tournament. Don't worry, that's a good thing, as research shows that staging an NCAA office pool is actually good for employee morale.

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Topics: Company Culture