Episode #77: Interview with Elliot Rodriguez

Episode #77: Interview with Elliot Rodriguez

Apr 10, 13 • In Featured, Interviews, Podcast

In this episode, Elliot Rodriguez talks about his experiences on a distributed team, overcoming isolation, and being able to work remotely for as long as possible.

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Show Notes:

Elliot Rodriguez (linkedin)

00:54 – Elliot Rodriguez Introduction

  • Software Engineer for 15 years
  • Lives in North Carolina
  • Works for a national cloud services and telecommunications provider based in Atlanta, GA
  • Distributed worker for 7 years

02:04 – Wanting to work from home

  • Beating the commute
  • Pitched the idea to his superior
  • Convenience

05:54 – Working with a distributed team

  • Timezone coordination
  • Facetime
  • Personality

12:25 – Video Conferencing

13:15 – Overcoming Isolation

14:23 – Ideal Work Environment

16:05 – Sticking with the remote working lifestyle

  • Recruiter/hiring manager attitudes about remote work

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