In this episode, Daniel Yoon of Sleepy Giant, talks about his experience as being “the new guy” on a team located on the other side of the world, knowing whether you’re responsible enough to effectively hold a remote position, and shares a resourceful list of companies who are known to hire remote workers.
01:00 – Introduction & Background
Currently works in Ruby
Located in Beijing, China
01:40 – Working for a U.S. company while located in China
04:01 – Identifying companies that allow you to work remotely
05:43 – Interview Process
- Dressing up
07:29 – Headsets
09:50 – Interview Process (cont’d)
- Programming Quizzes
10:53 – Advantages of working remotely
13:58 – Home office connection
17:36 – Getting introduced/introducing yourself as a new team member
- Who’s that guy?
Getting lost in translation
31:12 – Advice for remote reworkers
- Can you handle it?
- Have a backup source of Internet