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Remote Work

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February 27, 2016

Remote Work

I'm working remotely for many years. There are many points we need to be aware of. In this slide I'll try to cover the most important steps and topics.

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Fatih Arslan

February 27, 2016
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  1. Fatih Arslan Remote Work

  2. FAT I H A R S L A N D

    i g i t a l O c e a n - S o f t w a re E n g i n e e r fatih fatih fatih@arslan.io
  3. How it started

  4. Advantages

  5. • Employee: time, place, work, life and productivity • Employer:

    choices, cost, productivity and diversity Advantages
  6. Disadvantages

  7. • Climbing the ladder is difficult • Awareness • Being

    alone • Perception Disadvantages
  8. Place

  9. • Home • Coffee shop, library, etc.. • Co-working space

    / renting an Office • Beach, mountain, co … Place
  10. Discipline

  11. • Know how to start, but also how to finish.

    • Early bird or night owl? • Are you a doer or thinker? • Turn off notifications • Be respectful to yourself Discipline
  12. Communication

  13. • Over communicate • Meetings are important (turn on video)

    • Don’t be shy • Ask questions Communication
  14. Culture

  15. • Remote-first or remote-friendly ? • Trust • Know the

    people • Be friendly, nothing to lose Culture
  16. Tools

  17. • Chat: Slack , Hipchat, … • Repo: Github, Gitlab,

    … • Video: Hangout, Skype, Zoom, … • Share: Google Drive, Dropbox, … • Collaboration: Screenhero, Google Docs, … Tools
  18. Tools (2)

  19. Stuff

  20. • Desk (standing?), ergonomic chair • Big screen with a

    good keyboard • Fast ISP, have a backup (phone hotspot) • Choose the best, it always pay off Stuff
  21. Social

  22. • Attend meetups, don’t neglect family • Workout, gym •

    Learn to say no • Know and explain yourself Social
  23. Find a job

  24. • Experience is needed • Open source projects • Be

    an expert, not generalist • Friends/network is important Find a job
  25. Find a job(2)

  26. Find a job(3)

  27. Read

  28. Read

  29. Thanks Fatih Arslan fatih fatih fatih@arslan.io