Are secretaries a thing of the past? Not so, says Sharon Koifman, in an episode fully devoted to explaining the benefits and challenges of working with a full-time Virtual Assistant.
Welcome to the DistantJob Podcast, a show where we interview the most successful remote leaders, picking their brains on how to build and lead remote
Is it possible to build a successful company while putting your life and family (and that of your employees) first? Adii Pienaar believed so, and that’s what he did with his second business, Conversio. Did it being a fully remote operation play a part? You bet!
Is the remote work world biased against older and more experienced professionals? Or is it a problem with startup culture? DistantJob founder Sharon Koifman and podcast host Luis discuss how to fight ageism and embrace the wisdom that comes with experience in this special episode .
It’s hard to be innovative. New ideas are scary, especially when it comes to finding and committing the resources necessary to turn dream into reality. Our guest today tells us how tapping into the global remote talent pool was the path to build his dream team and ultimately create products that big businesses said were impossible.
Today we present the very real story of someone who tapped into remote work to build scalability into a business in the healthcare industry – one that’s not usually associated with remote. There are many challenges inherent to managing an hybrid remote team – one where part of the company operates from an office, and part from their homes or co-working spaces – and with a near 50/50 split, MeCasa sets a sterling example of how to do it.
If you’re working hard to create a no-distraction, high focus and productivity environment for your remote employees, what does that mean for the need to socialize, to turn your team into a real family? DistantJob founder Sharon Koifman and podcast host Luis discuss their management journey in this special episode .
How can remote teams be Agile? Are there any tips, tools, strategies that can help communicate the Agile principles and implement them in distributed teams? There are. Many. And that’s a good thing, because no single one applies to all teams. Authors Mark Kilby and Johanna Rothman explain how their latest book is meant to pave the way for a new age of distributed work.