What is StudySoup? How does this distributed company operate?
How has the evolution of remote work impacted students and could affect the future of work
Why today’s students are more prepared for entry-level positions in distributed companies
What’s the company culture like at StudySoup?
Understanding exactly what makes a company “results-driven” and how that builds trust
Using the ROWE work model - Numbers chats. Monday slides. Quarterly briefs.
Giving people the independence to live how they want, but expecting accountability to the work
Encouraging employees to turn off Slack and identify their most productive times to get work done
How co-located companies can transition to a remote work model: trust, truth, transparency
Leadership and management set the example in distributed environments
Will the future of work become more trust-centric and accountability-driven?
How can we rethink people operations for both co-located and distributed teams?
Can we create a more human relationship between workers and workplaces?
Are remote workers technically freelancers or part of the gig economy?
Fostering camaraderie and supporting other remote team members in getting the work done.
Effectively managing a distributed team from across the globe.
What is timezone empathy?
Importance of general scheduling flexibility for remote workers.
Which management style works best? Tugboat management vs. helicopter management
What is TaskMates.co? Building outsourced, dedicated support teams and achieving a 93% retention rate.
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