Andrea Dobson-Kock

    Andrea Dobson-Kock
    Andrea Dobson-Kock is head of talent at Container Solutions

    WTF is Burnout: Definition, Symptoms and What Organisations and Individuals can do

    After a year spent trying to juggle work and home life, no wonder we are all feeling the burn. A simple Google search will reveal the devastating impact the pandemic has had on our mental health. Some...

    Why Every Tech Company Needs a Psychologist

    The technology workforce is more likely to suffer from mental health issues than the general population is. According to a 2019 survey by Open Sourcing Mental Illness (OSMI), a nonprofit organisation ...

    12 min read

    Why We’re Building Career Paths at Container Solutions

    Last summer, in the midst of a global pandemic, we decided to build career paths and ladders into our Engineering department. Career ladders provide a path for career progressions, addressing the need...

    8 min read

    I Don't Deserve This: Imposter Syndrome in Tech

    Our post-Covid, recession-prone world will require the best of our generation to tackle the issues that impact unfairly on the lives of individuals in every country. As more work and business practice...

    How To Implement Psychological Safety in a Time of Crisis

    In a previous blog post, I wrote about how having a psychologically safe work environment can help organisations in dealing with future and unknown risks.

    7 min read

    The Employee Journey at Container Solutions: Part 1, How We Hire

    At Container Solutions, we’re in the middle of rapid growth. Over roughly the past year, we doubled the number of employees we have. We opened new offices in Poland and the Czech Republic. This year, ...

    What Psychological Safety Means in a Cloud Native Organisation

    In its Aristotle project, Google tried to define the success of effective teams. The researchers’ main finding was that what really mattered was less about who is on the team, and more about how the t...

    6 min read

    Why Cloud Native Means You Need to Be a Learning Organisation

    Unlike industries of the past that relied upon great stores of resources like coal, iron, timber, or oil for its wealth, the technology industry relies upon the resources in between our ears.