As VP of Product & Engineering at Hotjar, I held this webinar to share experiences in remote work with members of HelloFresh & Zenjob in Berlin, as both companies are encouraging their employees to work from home as COVID-19 continues to spread.
the eﬃciency of a team in a remote environment. • There are assumptions that remote opens the door for “slacking”. • You need to park all of these at the door. • Remote work starts with trusting your team. • You don’t have to “watch” your team. • Instead you should think about setting them up for success.
in remote - nothing happens by chance. • Don’t underestimate how information cascades organically in an oﬃce environment. • Don’t try making up for that fact with meetings! • Instead rely on documentation & async updates.
ﬂows. • Keep rituals sacred (standups, 1 on 1s, etc.). • Encourage camera-on participation in meetings. • Prioritize outcomes over outputs. • Make time to be present & accessible (intentional facetime).