Going fully remote for work is a new and challenging reality for many of us, which is why we turned to the team at GitLab, the world’s largest all-remote company, for some advice to help you adapt and stay productive. Watch these videos for a better understanding of the advantages and challenges of working remotely.
Shifting from an office environment to a remote one requires a shift in perspective. Giuliana Lucchesi, a People Operations Specialist at GitLab, shares some important things to keep in mind as you work from home to both maintain a work-life balance and achieve success.
Strong communication between colleagues is always crucial, but it’s even more important when everyone’s remote. Stay in sync with your team with these communication strategies from Samantha Lee, GitLab’s Community Advocate. Be sure to read our interview with Samantha for even more insights and advice.
Remote communication doesn’t always mean video conferences and Slack conversations, though. Asynchronous communication is vital for helping you take control of your notifications and better dictate your workday. Darren Murph, the Head of Remote at GitLab, explains how to incorporate asynchronous communication into your everyday work.
Hiring new employees without meeting them in person can be challenging, but remote recruiting also opens you up to a wider, more diverse hiring pool. Catarina Ferreira, a Technical Recruiter at GitLab, outlines the many benefits of recruiting remotely.
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