Tag: first steps

  • Don’t expect to transfer the norms of co-located corporations into a work-from-anywhere scenario. When working in a fully-remote company, people are free from commuting and colleagues’ …

  • To get things done, Hygge Companies rely on detailed documentation and atomic iterations that are visible to everyone through issue trackers like GitHub. Mastering this asynchronous workflow …

  • Distributed teams need to work together and communicate intensively. Work is always easier when you know the person you’re communicating with. That’s why Hygge Companies not only encourage …

  • Take the initiative It will be difficult to understand how everything works by sitting quietly. There are no marching orders delivered to you on a daily basis, so the only sure way to figure …

  • Whether it’s different time zones or having a fully distributed asynchronous team, practicing clear and effective communication is crucial. To accomplish this, Hygge companies communicate …

  • There are plenty of Issue Trackers and Knowledge Management Systems out there to choose from. For the purpose of simplicity, we’ll use GitHub as an example of both. Anyone can set up a …

  • Milestone is a SMART goal, that can be split into individual issues for steps and closed at the end of a sprint. It is not a place to collect thematically similar issues (project boards …

  • Have a plan. However bad it might be. It’s much better to come up with a numbered steps plan and ask people to help you to improve it than make them guess or create one for you. Have …

  • Google Workspace is the professional version of Gmail, Calendar, Meet, Docs, Team Drive, and much more. A Corporate Google account not only grants access to that whole ecosystem but also …

  • Hiring Hygge Companies believe in career choices guided by internal curiosity and the desire to do something meaningful. As intrinsic motivation seems to be one of the keys to happy remote …

  • Hygge Companies stick to asynchronous communication. This means that out of all the communication channels, they choose those where people don’t have to be present at the same time or in the …

  • Hygge Companies hire people not only because they are useful now, but also because they believe in their potential. Working in a Hygge Company provides an opportunity for extremely efficient …

  • Nothing will make you 100% safe. The goal is to make the attack prohibitively expensive. Below are the collection of simple tools and steps you can take to make yourself much safer. To …

  • Hygge Companies view their employees as responsible adults who can manage not only their work, but also their money. Recent advancements in financial technology brought alternatives to the …