Best tips on how to fight isolation in remote work

In Buffer’s 2019 State of Remote Work, loneliness ranked as the second-largest struggle remote workers experienced, with 19 percent of respondents saying it was the biggest drawback. Two years later, only 16 percent of remote workers identified loneliness as the biggest drawback. It tied with “difficulties with collaboration and communication” for second place. Despite theContinue reading “Best tips on how to fight isolation in remote work”

The Highs and Lows of Managing a Hyper-Growth Startup in 2021

Achieving and managing through hyper-growth is formidably difficult. It requires executing, learning, and iterating at a fast pace, faster than competitors. It also requires transforming the organization as needed to support that growth… at the very same time. Sure, the idea of smoking competition from the get-go can seem like a nice problem to have.Continue reading “The Highs and Lows of Managing a Hyper-Growth Startup in 2021”

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”