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Please Turn Your Cameras On: Remote Onboarding of Software Developers during a Pandemic

  title={Please Turn Your Cameras On: Remote Onboarding of Software Developers during a Pandemic},
  author={Paige Rodeghero and T. Zimmermann and Brian Houck and D. Ford},
  • Paige Rodeghero, T. Zimmermann, +1 author D. Ford
  • Published 2020
  • Computer Science
  • ArXiv
  • The COVID-19 pandemic has impacted the way that software development teams onboard new hires. Previously, most software developers worked in physical offices and new hires onboarded to their teams in the physical office, following a standard onboarding process. However, when companies transitioned employees to work from home due to the pandemic, there was little time to no time to develop new onboarding procedures. In this paper, we present a survey of 267 new hires at Microsoft that onboarded… CONTINUE READING


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