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Embrace Your Natural Talent for True Career Success

Thu, 09/28/2017 - 09:52
Career Success  Most people have tried at some point to be someone they’re not. Sometimes it’s because we like the change, and sometimes it’s because we feel like we have to change in order to fit in. When I was a little boy, I loved playing football. While I was a decent central defender and right […]
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Scrum Can Help Your Projects Take Flight

Thu, 07/20/2017 - 11:04
ScrumWith founders who began their careers as professional pilots, the history and culture of Leaseweb have close ties to the principles of Aviation. So when deciding on a development methodology, Scrum became the natural choice because it fits well with these principles. In Jeff Sutherland’s book Scrum: The Art of Doing Twice the Work in […]
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Win a ticket to attend SHA2017

Wed, 07/05/2017 - 15:34
SHA2017 is a non profit outdoor Hacker camp taking place in the Netherlands on August 4 – 8, 2017. Yesterday they’ve reached the maximum amount of tickets and SHA2017 is sold out! About 3000 people are expected to join this year to participate in interesting projects, talks, and activities. You can find more information here. Are you interested […]
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Still happy at Leaseweb after all these years

Tue, 07/04/2017 - 09:29
Working for LeasewebI have been working for Leaseweb for more than 7 years, and I’m still enjoying every day. But in all this time, I have yet to write a blog post about my experience, or reasons for staying at the company for all these years. So here’s my story. I joined Leaseweb in 2010 as a […]
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Throwback to My First 5 Months in Singapore

Fri, 05/26/2017 - 10:29
Leaseweb Singapore“If everyone is moving forward together, then success takes care of itself’” – Henry Ford Now that I have spent 5 months working and living in one of the most vibrant cities in the world, I thought it would be a good point to write a follow-up to my previous piece ‘’My Journey from the […]
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Finding My Way to the Land of Windmills

Fri, 04/07/2017 - 13:28
NetherlandsI recently moved from South Africa to join Leaseweb as a Scrum Master. As expected, this was a big step filled with many challenges and sometimes overwhelming uncertainty. My journey started with the interview process. After two online interviews, I was invited for a face to face interview at the Leaseweb head office in the […]
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From hosting to hosting

Thu, 02/23/2017 - 09:24
TraineeWhen I was younger, I had always envisioned a career in the hospitality industry: luxury hotels, fine dining, and amazing locations where I would be the host to welcome guests. Little did I know 6 years ago that ‘hosting’ could have a completely different meaning. After high school, I started my education with an MBO+ […]
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Why we organize Hackathons at Leaseweb

Thu, 08/11/2016 - 08:35
Leaseweb kicked off its sixth quarterly Hackathon on Thursday, July 21st. The Hackathons are a chance for employees to step outside the usual routine and allow them to get creative, work together in new ways, and have fun. Participants are given two full days and nights to work on any kind of project whether it’s […]
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Leaseweb’s first “ShipIT Days”: 30 hours of innovation

Wed, 04/29/2015 - 17:23
Take 15 projects, 40 developers, 30 pizzas plus 20 NERF guns and what do you get? A whole lot of creativity and innovation, that’s what! Leaseweb’s first “ShipIT Days” event brought talented employees together for thirty hours of building new features, redesigning applications, getting rid of things that annoyed us and lots of fun! Starting […]
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