On Your First Day
Hey there new coworker!
We know starting a new job can be stressful, but our hope is to help you feel at ease from the moment you arrive at Glitch! So read on to find out a little more about what to expect your first day and first week here.
We're so excited you're here! We offered you a position at Glitch because we believe you have not only the skills, but the passion and innovation to contribute to the team and the Glitch community. There are no imposters here, only capable people working to make Glitch the friendliest place to discover and create on the web. Welcome!
Here’s a brief list of what you can expect to do in your first days at Glitch.
- You'll be onboarded by your manager, with an overview of the key information you need to get started
- Read onboarding paperwork and sign relevant pages
- Review Handbook and any additional internal process documentation
- Meeting with leadership about Glitch strategy and vision
- Healthcare and Benefits overview
Slack is our "office" (kind of) We think it’s particularly important that every new hire understands that we consider Slack our office. That's simply because it’s where all important company communication happens.
Google Workspace is where we do mail and docs (that used to be G Suite) and you'll find our occasional presentation or spreadsheet lives here, too.
Zoom is our default video chat, and we use Google Meet as well. Both should meet your needs for ordinary meetings.
Clubhouse is the product info hub Outside of Slack, this is the main tool we use to track and report on everything happening in engineering and product development.
Figma is where design lives, including product design, branding guidelines, and reference designs for communications.
GitHub is where code repositories live, and many of your other tools and processes will integrate with it as well.
Amplitude is where we track key product metrics, along with Metabase. By default, reports go to the
Bamboo is our HR hub It holds all the information we need to know about you - from your t-shirt size for swag, to any food allergies you may have, to the equipment you have been given. It also is a place you can go to to get information about the company such as our Org Chart, see when people are out, company announcements and links to access more detailed information on the benefits we offer.
We're so excited you're here! Last but certainly not least, we offered you a position at Glitch because we believe you have not only the skills, but the passion and innovation to contribute to the team and the Glitch community. There are no imposters here, only capable people working to make Glitch the friendliest place to discover and create on the web. Welcome!