COVID-19 opened our eyes to the remote work world but there are organizations that thrive in the remote work lifestyle way before the pandemic hit. What quickly became apparent to many office-based teams is that employees could be productive and focused when not in the office - in many cases, even more so. Employers everywhere began to understand that remote work really works. Indeed, the benefits of working from home impact so many things on a global scale that it’s sure to become the best path forward.
Betsy Bula of GitLab is an all-remote evangelist who advocates for the remote work lifestyle as she herself experiences the perks of being a remote worker. In this episode of The New Nomad, Betsy joins our hosts, Andrew Jernigan and Allen Koski in educating the audience about the ups and downs of remote work life. They discussed the realities of being able to work in the comfort of your home and why connecting with your team is important. Tune in to this week’s episode to know more about this lifestyle and why it might work for you. Trust us, you’ll enjoy it.
[4:54] In-person connection is still important
[10:09] Being human in the virtual world
[15:10] The freedom that a nonlinear workday can offer
[18:12] It's the results that matter
[20:22] Culture is not tied to a physical place
[27:01] Flexibility and autonomy in the remote work lifestyle
As an All-Remote Evangelist at GitLab, Betsy focuses on sharing the company's all-remote brand with the world, helping others embrace the future of work. Prior to joining the All-Remote Marketing team, she spent her career in employer branding and recruitment marketing for high-growth tech companies. When Betsy is not in her home office in Raleigh, NC, she loves spending time outdoors with her husband and their golden retriever.
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