Jeff Robbins facilitates a remote work roundtable discussion where we discuss how each company hires their distributed employees, overcoming communication challenges, and creating a productive (and happy) remote work environment.
Topics we discuss...
- How do you hire remote workers?
- What qualities do you look for in remote workers?
- Where should remote workers look for work?
- How remote workers can get their application to the top
- Using videos in the remote job application process
- Building a good job applications pipeline
- Fielding incoming remote job applications
- Getting the whole company involved in the hiring process
- Gamified referral system for recruiting top talent
- How do you communicate across different time zones?
- What's the interviewing process like for remote job candidates?
- Ideas for remote work meetings
- Using trust batteries to measure trust on a remote team
- Helping employees who are new to remote work
- Coaching remote workers about work-life balance when your home is your office
- Creating a productive work environment and designing your own schedule
- Challenges of transitioning from a co-located position to working at a hybrid company
- How do you keep your remote workers connected?
- How do you make remote work 'work' at your companies?
- Bringing your whole self to work
- Encouraging diversity in the workplace
- What do companywide retreats look like for distributed companies?
- Hackathons, remote work sprints, and team productivity
- Performance reviews and giving feedback at distributed companies
- Embracing and 'celebrating' failures at work
- ...and more!
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