What is Upskilling and Why Does it Matter for Distributed Teams?

What is Upskilling and Why Does it Matter for Distributed Teams? Managing remote teams presents challenges, least of them being time zone conflicts and decreased camaraderie between members. So, when it comes to keeping your remote team on top of industry trends and knowledge, you’ll want the solution with the least friction and best results:Continue reading “What is Upskilling and Why Does it Matter for Distributed Teams?”

What is a 13th & 14th Month Salary? [and how to manage and simplify it]

Imagine that you’ve found the ideal employee in Portugal. Isla has all the skills you’re looking for and will be a stellar match for your company culture. But during salary negotiations, she looks at your offer and asks, “Does this include the 13th- and 14th-month salaries?” For a moment, you’re caught up short. What isContinue reading “What is a 13th & 14th Month Salary? [and how to manage and simplify it]”

Distributed Discussions Episode 4: Remote Evolutions & International Hiring with Tilly Firth

In this episode, host Ali Greene chats with Tilly Firth, Head of People and Talent at Impala. Tilly focuses on how to foster an incredible work environment and culture.   Tilly describes Impala as an infrastructure API for hotels. Her role is to manage culture, onboard people, socials, community—everything around that and everything in between, asContinue reading “Distributed Discussions Episode 4: Remote Evolutions & International Hiring with Tilly Firth”

Distributed Discussions Episode 3: Connectivity & Rural Communities with Jo Palmer

In this episode, host Ali Greene chats with Jo Palmer, founder and managing director of Pointer Remote, an Australian-based company that supports rural communities, businesses, and individuals to leverage remote work. They also operate a remote work jobs board, deliver capacity building programs with government and community groups, and is currently building a decentralization toolContinue reading “Distributed Discussions Episode 3: Connectivity & Rural Communities with Jo Palmer”

Distributed Discussions Episode 2: Humility & The Next New Normal with Laurel Farrer

In this episode, host Ali Greene chats with internationally renowned remote work expert and industry thought leader, Laurel Farrer, about the remote work topics people are afraid to discuss.  With more than 15 years of experience building hybrid and officeless teams, Laurel now collaborates with the world’s top remote friendly companies as the founder andContinue reading “Distributed Discussions Episode 2: Humility & The Next New Normal with Laurel Farrer”