At the start of the COVID-19 lockdown, many of us felt lost with how to continue simple daily activities. So when thinking about checkin Week, our 5-day onboarding program at trivago, our initial reaction was “we have to cancel it”. But that thought did not last long… With 18 new talents from 13 different countries […]
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This week we’re 3 weeks into a fully remote office setup and we’re getting used to communicating and collaborating from our comfortable home offices. We realize that none of this would’ve been possible if it wasn’t for our team of superheroes otherwise known as the OrgTech team. We took some time to ask them a […]
This year a group of six trivago talents took the opportunity to shape our participation in this year’s Pride in the city of Cologne. This is how it all went down!
To kick off Tech get Together 2019, we played Rock–Paper–Scissors with 500 people in ~06:40 minutes. It was a well-received energizer game and provided a lot of fun to all attendees.
In Summer 2018 I started a new challenge within trivago. I applied for a role in trivago’s Organizational Agility team. The job description stated that I would work with Agile Coaches and Scrum Masters. Did I know everything about agile methodologies and what my team would do daily? Not yet, but I soon learned about […]
Just last year our Düsseldorf HQ was spread over three separate buildings. But just a few kilometers down the Rhine, in the modern Media Harbour, trivago’s new Campus was under construction.
Ten participants from nine countries — India, Cuba, Tunisia, England, Poland, Spain, Indonesia, Malaysia, and Brazil. Even on trivago scale, this kind of diversity was impressive. These were the software developers who were selected for the trivago Tech Camp 2018, an eight-day event taking place at the trivago campus in Düsseldorf, Germany. The event is […]
The average workplace has changed a lot in recent years, offices from Sydney to San Francisco have moved away from clocking-in and cubicle offices and now prefer flexible working hours and standing desks. All of these changes are made in an effort to increase focus and productivity, whilst making employees feel more freedom and less […]
For many years the term ‘hackathon’ has been associated with software developers and all-night coding powered by energy drinks…
Every newbie knows that the first weeks in trivago consist almost entirely of onboarding sessions, training, and workshops with two main different focuses: the first one on the trivago essentials (e.g. company culture, organizational structure that are presented in the so-called CheckIn week), and the second one on more specific knowledge about the department and […]