How a Strong Employer Brand Helps Recruit Top Talent – Diane Tate of Mozilla | S2E4
Outside The Valley
by Christine Orchard
7M ago
If you want to hire good people, you should do employer branding. Companies today must be able to tell a compelling story of their workplace in order to capture the attention of top candidates. In this episode, you’ll hear how senior manager Diane Tate built Mozilla’s employer branding initiative from scratch and how you can do it for your organization ..read more
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How to Raise Funds Remotely – Joe Blair of Cota Capital | S2E2
Outside The Valley
by Christine Orchard
7M ago
Fundraising is tough, and even tougher for remote founders who can’t meet investors face to face. In this episode of Mastering Remote, early stage VC Joe Blair shares what it really takes for distributed companies to raise money – including how pitching is actually like building a sales funnel and why he thinks remote is underhyped ..read more
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How to Transition to 100% Remote – Chris Winn, Creative Market CEO | S2E1
Outside The Valley
by Christine Orchard
7M ago
Switching the way you work from in-office to all remote is no easy task. Chris Winn took on this challenge when he became the CEO of Creative Market, knowing he had to “pick a lane” or risk his team evolving into two separate cultures. Chris shares his journey of managing change and building a healthy remote culture in this episode of Mastering Remote ..read more
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Chris Ruder (Spikeball): Shaping Up Your Company's Culture and Values - S1E30
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by Christine Orchard
7M ago
In this episode, we talked about how shaping up company culture and values, the “a-ha” moment when Chris realized that an office is not really required to get things done, how Chris deliberately works on processes and culture within the company, and his advice for companies starting out with remote work ..read more
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Recruiting and Remote Work in a Post-COVID World - S1E29
Outside The Valley
by Christine Orchard
7M ago
This week’s episode is a replay of our recent webinar Recruiting and Remote Work in a Post-COVID World. We invited remote work thought leaders to talk about how the recruiting landscape will shift in the “post-COVID” world, how remote work will play a huge role in employer branding, building the infrastructure for your remote team, and more ..read more
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Jennifer Aldrich (InVision) - Why Remote Work is More Than a Job Perk - S1E28
Outside The Valley
by Christine Orchard
7M ago
In this episode, we talked about how InVision’s culture has adapted to their rapid growth, how their “design-first principle” has impacted their culture, the difference between a community and an audience, and her personal story on how remote work changed her life ..read more
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Remote Engineering Team Best Practices: AMA with TaxJar and Help Scout - S1E27
Outside The Valley
by Christine Orchard
7M ago
Another special episode this week! This is the first Outside the Valley episode not hosted by me (you’re welcome). This week’s episode is a replay of our recent AMA session with CTO of TaxJar Matt Anderson. The AMA was hosted by our VP of Sales Mike Fossi, and a special co-host: VP of Engineering of Help Scout (and previous podcast guest), Megan Chinburg. It’s a conversation between engineering leaders of two awesome remote companies talking about how the COVID-19 pandemic has affected their teams, figuring out processes and goal setting, and how they go about hiring the right person for their ..read more
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Brooke Hurford (Workfrom) - Building a Community of Remote Workers - S1E26
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by Christine Orchard
7M ago
For this week’s episode, we have Brooke Hurford, COO and co-founder of Workfrom, a platform connecting professionals to real-world spaces and virtual offices. We talked about how Workfrom is designed to help remote workers interact better, the benefits of remote work to local communities, how Techstars mentorship helped her and her co-founder, and more ..read more
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All About Pair Programming: AMA with Ben Orenstein of Tuple - S1E25
Outside The Valley
by Christine Orchard
7M ago
Welcome back! For this week’s episode, we’re going to replay our live AMA session with Ben Orenstein, co-founder and CEO of Tuple. We covered a lot of grounds in this session, including the benefits of pair programming in remote teams, best practices in pairing, the ups and downs of running a bootstrapped startup, and more ..read more
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Remote Work FAQs - Live with the Arc Team - S1E24
Outside The Valley
by Christine Orchard
7M ago
This week we have a special episode on the podcast! In this episode, we have our very first roundtable chat with other Arc team members. During this chat, we talk about our recently-launched Remote Work FAQs. We created this resource hoping to help companies who need to go remote because of the COVID-19 pandemic. This episode’s guests are members of different teams at Arc. We get their perspective on how the current remote work transition has been affecting their team, processes, and more. Joining us in this episode are our Head of Marketing Christine Orchard, Hiring Consultant Emiliano Rodrig ..read more
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