First Rule of Breastfeeding Club: Talk about Breastfeeding Club.

Immersive Labs gives its employees two paid volunteering days a year. Amy Millard, Associate Cloud Engineer, tells us how she plans to spend them to support struggling parents in her local community. When my son was just a couple of weeks old, I needed some breastfeeding help. My midwife signposted me to Feeding Friends, a…

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How to define and execute an engineering strategy

Most start-ups invest significant time and energy in defining their product strategy, and with good reason; after all, it’s the end product you’re hoping prospective customers will buy. However, as your product evolves and starts to achieve product-market fit, it’s essential that an equally important strategy is conceived. To ensure the success of your product…

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Flexible working: at home, visiting friends, working holiday, and the office!

What was flexible working like before the pandemic? [James] Flexible working has always been a part of the companies I’d worked for, but I always felt it was more for those who really needed it – to accommodate the school run, or take care of family. When I did use it, it was when the…

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What does Black History Month mean to you?

I’ll be honest and say that in the past, I didn’t give it much thought. My initial impression was that it was an initiative that was mainly American – it was a time when everyone focused on black achievements and issues for one month of the year. October would roll around each year, LinkedIn profiles…

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A day in the life of Katie, Associate Data Analyst

It’s difficult to pin down the daily routine of someone in the data team as it’s so new and we’re growing so fast, but I’ll give it my best shot! I normally turn up to the office at about 8:30, very breathless from my frantic cycle to work after leaving home 10 minutes later than…

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A day in the life of Mike, Lead Front End Developer

Friday morning. It’s been a busy week, and there’s a lot on today’s agenda. I start the day by checking my calendar and daily to-do list. As a Lead Developer on one of Immersive Labs’ Engineering teams my work is varied, and I find it helpful to break the day up into little chunks to…

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A day in the Life of Rae, Associate Cyber Security Engineer

It’s mad to think that I’ve been working here for nearly a year now! I still get super excited whenever someone asks me to explain what I do for a living: ‘I hack things, and teach other people how to hack things’ – and I bloody love it! …

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