Andreas Klinger (Angel List) - Don't Build Your Eng Team in Silicon Valley - S1E5

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We covered:
  • 01:02 — What is “Head of Remote” actually?
  • 02:00 — Why remote work came naturally to Andreas
  • 04:37 — How investors’ perceptions about remote work have changed over the years
  • 06:24 — Why building an engineering team inside Silicon Valley is now questionable
  • 11:08 — Is there such a thing as a “network effect” in remote work?
  • 15:45 — Why Andreas wrote Managing Remote Teams - A Crash Course
  • 19:48 — Systemizing “trust” inside a remote team
  • 23:35 — Why onboarding is crucial for new hires
  • 28:37 — Why you need to “refactor” your organization every few months
  • 35:04 — The misperception of the “digital nomad” trend
  • 40:30 — Is “remote readiness” is a thing?
  • 43:40 — How to start transitioning into a remote team
  • 47:12 — Andreas’ general advice to those who want to start/scale remote companies, especially regarding hiring
  • 50:30 — Why pair programming is an underrated way to assess your remote candidates

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