How to Create Effective Workplace Policy

When I started working at Sendwithus, we had a lot of company policies. By a lot I mean they weren’t consistent, they weren’t all in the same place, and employees often needed additional clarification. Our team was also changing dramatically as we doubled our headcount, which meant that some policies needed to change. Over the

The Importance of Candidate Experience

Recruiters should recognize that candidates are a lot like customers — their overall experience, from the application process to on-site interviews, impacts recruitment efforts both short-term and long-term. Just like a customer who has a negative experience with your brand is likely to share that with friends and family, a candidate who has a sub-par

How to Interview for Success in 4 Easy Steps

Like almost every startup, Sendwithus had very little, if any, formal process around interviewing in our early days. Hiring was based on personal interactions, how interviewers felt about interviewees, and answers to the often different questions that were asked of different candidates applying for the same role. And the process was fairly drawn out. TLDR;

Culture First Conference

A few weeks ago, I was able to attend the inaugural Culture First in San Francisco, a conference for culture-focused HR and operations professionals. It was inspiring to connect with culture leaders from all over the world. One attendee came all the way from Israel to be there! Sessions were categorized under the three focus

Growing a Vibrant Tech Community in Victoria

Sendwithus has always been a community-focused company. From organizing the next Battlesnake or Startup Slam, sponsoring local hackathons, to providing mentorship to students and young professionals, we believe that building our community is just as important as growing our business. A strong, vibrant, and diverse community means that our team is able to connect with

Welcome, Jason Han, Sendwithus VP of Sales

Sendwithus is pleased to introduce Jason Han as Vice President of Sales. Jason joins us with almost twenty years of sales leadership experience in the software/SaaS industry, at both large companies and startups, including Lyris, PivotLink, and IBM. Most recently, Jason served as Director of Sales, West, for Egnyte, a cloud-based, Enterprise-grade content platform. We

The Team that Cooks Together

If there’s one passion everyone in the Victoria office shares, it’s food. Either we love to cook it or we love to eat it. Most often it’s both. When a new restaurant opens downtown, we’re all clamouring to go try it out — hello, Island Poké! — and if you need an afternoon pastry, there’s always someone