Career

Acing the Engineering Interview: Proper Preparation thumbnail

At Lucid Software, we collect thousands of applications and interview about 100 candidates each year for a variety of engineering roles. We have an interview team of roughly 12 engineers specializing in the six different parts of our interview process. With university recruiting season upon us, we sat down and…

5 reasons not to pass up a startup internship thumbnail

We’ve all seen movies and heard stories about boisterous internships at large, established tech companies. All play; no work; food; parties; nerds—what more could an undergrad want? Unfortunately, all that hype can lead would-be interns to overlook smaller companies offering comparable, if not better, experiences. With that in mind, here…

7 leadership lessons from a first-time manager thumbnail

I joined a rapidly-growing startup called Lucid Software (creator of Lucidchart and Lucidpress) in January 2013 after turning down a job offer from Microsoft. While I was grateful for the Microsoft offer, I wanted a job where there would be opportunities to move quickly into a leadership position. I love…