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10 10, 2017

Fall 2017 JOLT Hackathon: The Experience

By |2018-10-01T21:03:28+00:00October 10th, 2017|Awards, Coding & Development, Culture|

This past weekend, four of us from the Metova-Conway office attended JOLT Hackathon at the Venture Center in the Little Rock Technology Park. There we faced off against 30 teams across Arkansas and Missouri in friendly capture-the-flag challenges ranging from Web Vulnerabilities and Forensics to Remote Access and Reverse Engineering. The event started Friday night, [...]

29 05, 2017

Happy Memorial Day from Metova

By |2018-10-24T18:35:03+00:00May 29th, 2017|Culture|

Lake trips, barbeques, fireworks, and camping are all connotations of the long Memorial Day weekend. While all of these things are (very) enjoyable, it’s important to remember the true reason we get to celebrate a three-day weekend.  […]

3 04, 2017

NPS: What Your Clients Really Think About You

By |2018-10-24T19:32:31+00:00April 3rd, 2017|Culture|

They say that some of the best marketing you can do is via word of mouth. What do people really think about you? What are they saying to their friends, families, and coworkers? When a portion of your sales relies on repeat clients and referrals, you need to know. […]

22 02, 2017

3 Goals for Building a Successful Business

By |2018-10-24T17:54:09+00:00February 22nd, 2017|Culture|

Ready, Steady, Go! Abraham Maslow proposed that humans have a hierarchy of needs that build upon one another. When one set is fulfilled, people move to attain the next set. The base of the pyramid houses the basic physiological functions needed to live such as eating and breathing. From there it builds to safety, belonging, [...]

4 01, 2017

Looking Back on 2016

By |2018-09-07T13:52:33+00:00January 4th, 2017|Culture|

Metova’s growth didn’t slow down this year. If anything, it took a new direction. Last year we hired 117 new employees and opened a new office. This year, while we still did quite a bit of hiring and opened yet another new office, we also broadened our involvement in local educational programs as well as [...]

28 12, 2016
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Remote Work Strategies: Boundaries

By |2018-09-27T15:11:40+00:00December 28th, 2016|Culture|

Between not having a required routine, home distractions, and lack of watercoolers to talk around, working from home can be challenging. Over the past couple of weeks we’ve been posting about some of the strategies our mobile developers use when working from home. We have covered how location conditioning and behavioral conditioning can be used [...]

21 12, 2016
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Remote Work Strategies: Location Conditioning

By |2018-10-01T13:13:38+00:00December 21st, 2016|Culture|

Remote WorkWorking from home can be both rewarding and challenging. Our mobile developers meet monthly to socialize and discuss any challenges we encounter. This article is the second in a series where we discuss some of the tips and tricks that we have used in order to create routines and maintain a work-life balance. [...]

28 11, 2016

Remote Work Tips: Conditioning

By |2018-10-01T13:14:40+00:00November 28th, 2016|Culture|

When you do remote work, you don’t have the same natural constructs in place that mentally prepare you for the work day. There is no lunch room where co-workers are, no fridge to squeeze your lunch into, no smell of coffee wafting out of the kitchen, no colleagues hanging out by your desk to gab [...]

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